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Michael Frayn - Afterlife (Modern Plays) - 9781408108338 - V9781408108338
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Afterlife (Modern Plays)

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Description for Afterlife (Modern Plays) Paperback. Published to coincide with the world premiere at the National Theatre in June 2008, Afterlife is Michael Frayn's grand, theatrical new play about the life of Max Reinhardt, founder of the Salzburg Festival. Series: Modern Plays. Num Pages: 128 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 8. Weight in Grams: 114.
Afterlife is Michael Frayn's first new play for the National Theatre since Democracy, which premiered at the National in 2003 before West End and Broadway transfers. Afterlife opens in the NT Lyttelton in June. Investigating the life of the Austrian impresario and founder of the Salzburg Festival, Max Reinhardt, Afterlife is a grand epic and a highly theatrical work that will be directed by Frayn's long-term collaborator Michael Blakemore. With his morality play 'Everyman', Reinhardt captivated first the Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, and then the city itself, with the play opening the Salzburg festival each year from 1920 until the ... Read more

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About Michael Frayn
Michael Frayn's award-winning plays include Alphabetical Order, Make and Break and Noises Off, all of which received Best Comedy of the Year awards, while Benefactors was named Best Play of the Year. Other recent works include Democracy, and Copenhagen, winner of numerous awards including the Evening Standard and Critics' Circle Best Play Awards 1998. In 2007 the Donmar Warehouse premiered ... Read more

Reviews for Afterlife (Modern Plays)
"The insoluble mysteries of art and existence are evoked in Michael Frayn's new play...A playful exploration of the ways in which language, faith and art express and shape our world...Frayn's erudition sparkles." Sam Marlowe, The Times, 11.06.08 "The play emerges as a homage by Frayn to theatre itself, both in its inspirational potential and in its practical detail." Sarah ... Read more

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