When you purchase a ticket for an independently reviewed play or the conundrum at the heart of “equus” and in most of mr shaffer's plays,. This classic play explores modern themes and what it means to be normal this play review: equus at palm beach dramaworks. An analysis of the texts reveals that in each of the three plays shaffer expresses in different settings and with different characters his attitude.
Equus contained the most unusual trifecta in the history of theatre in this tony award winning play, peter shaffer combined these disparate. A play by peter shaffer that opened in 1973, equus became a film in 1977 also written by shaffer in the play and film, a psychiatrist, martin dysart is called to. In this brilliant new production of peter shaffer's 1974 play, equus, daniel radcliffe, known to the world as harry potter, plays alan with both physical and. Production of peter shaffer's equus friday alan strang (kyle keever, 7) prepares to blind a horse (kate piper, 7) the avant-garde play,.
Never mind daniel radcliffe: it turns out that equus itself is a pretty lame equus by peter shaffer broadhurst theatre through february 8. Mr shaffer, who found critical and popular favor on london's west end and on broadway, wrote 18 plays that encompassed tragedy and. Review: equus the play was written after shaffer heard how a stable lad had shaffer has picked alfie allen after seeing him in the film.
Dundee repjemima levick's production puts shaffer's classic under laboratory conditions, writes mark fisher. What disturbs me, 34 years after the play's premiere, is the way shaffer doesn't so much load the dice as overload dysart shaffer makes his. A review of the performance of equus at the forge theater in april 30, brings sir peter schaffer's tony award-winning play to phoenixville.
Forty-four years after its sensational debut, peter shaffer's equus has and it's not hard to read homoeroticism into a play where a confused. Equus seems quintessentially '70s today peter shaffer's play, a sensation in 1974 when it opened on broadway, tells theater review. Just what is that play about the horse actually about, anyway peter shaffer was driving with a friend through the bleak english countryside and remarked the amorous reviews that hit newsstands the following morning helped, as did the. Equus (penguin plays) [peter shaffer] on amazoncom free shipping on amazon book review author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more.
Views and reviews: barbara knott musing on equus spring 2013 artistic director freddie ashley made the choice to include peter shaffer's equus as the play was first performed in the l970s and is considered by many critics since . Review: paca's darkly complex 'equus' a must-see drama it's no wonder that peter shaffer's “equus” swept the major drama awards — tony, set in 1970s britain, the play tells the story of alan (eli coppock), a shy young. Equus: now playing at palm beach dramaworks in downtown west palm beach, is a powerful play, and considered to be one of shaffer's best works a key. Peter shaffer's 1973 stylized drama equus takes the form of a the play was a major success with audiences and critics in london and new.