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Minetti : a portrait of the artist as an old man

Author: Thomas Bernhard; Tom Cairns; Peter Eyre; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain),
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2014. ©2014
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English
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The lobby of a grand hotel, New Year’s Eve. A snow storm rages. Minetti, a long-forgotten actor, arrives in great spirits to discuss his comeback as King Lear with a theatre director. While he waits patiently in the hotel lobby, Minetti’s obsessive personality reveals itself in a series of strange encounters with other guests. He rails against outrageous fortune and unfulfilled ambitions, often colliding with crowds  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Theaterstück
Dramatik
Named Person: Bernhard Minetti; Bernhard Minetti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Bernhard; Tom Cairns; Peter Eyre; Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Great Britain),
ISBN: 1783191848 9781783191840
OCLC Number: 890116720
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: First published under title: Minetti : ein Portrait des Künstlers als alter Mann. Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp, 1977.
"This translation was first performed at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Saturday 16 August 2014, as part of the Edinburgh International Festival"--Page 6.
Description: 64 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Other Titles: Minetti.
Responsibility: Thomas Bernhard ; translated by Tom Cairns and Peter Eyre.

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Thomas Bernhard's rarely performed masterpiece, a moving portrait of a once celebrated actor now isolated and forgotten.  Read more...

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'Peter Eyre, performing in a translation he has written with director Tom Cairns, supplies a mordant, tragic and poignant epitaph for an old actor who has truculently passed his sell-by date - Thomas Read more...

 
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