(From the publisher):
The five plays emphasize the isolation and despair in human relationships. Commander Carrigan
focuses on the American involvement in Vietnam in the early 1960s. Comrade Briggemann
compares five lives shortly after the construction of the Berlin Wall and thirty years later. Somewhere Over the Rainbow
is a central-European version of "Frankie and Johnny," featuring a waitress who embarks on a life of passion, deceit, and murder. The Lake of Illusions
reflects the lives of five women who struggle to attain success in their careers and happiness in their personal lives. Grillparzer, or The Three Sisters
, exposes the competition between three sisters, each secretly hoping to marry the famous Austrian writer.
- Commander Carrigan
- Comrade Briggemann
- Somewhere over the Rainbow
- Lake of Illusions
- Grillparzer, or The Three Sisters
Original title: Five Plays
Genre: Drama and Plays
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