Blood on the Stage, 1975-2000: Milestone Plays of Crime, by Amnon Kabatchnik

By Amnon Kabatchnik

In Blood at the level, 1975-2000: Milestone performs of Crime, secret, and Detection: An Annotated Repertoire, Amnon Kabatchnik presents an outline of crucial and remarkable theatrical works of crime and detection of this era. carrying on with the paintings of his past volumes (1900-1925, 1925-1950, and 1950-1975), Kabatchnik describes greater than eighty full-length performs produced within the final region of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on big apple and London performances.

Arranged in chronological order, the productions are all works of tolerating significance, pioneering contributions, singular recommendations, or notable good fortune. a few of the so much impressive playwrights of the period are represented, together with Ariel Dorfman, Larry Gelbart, Ira Levin, David Mamet, Terence Rattigan, Reginald Rose, Sam Shepard, Stephen Sondheim, Aaron Sorkin, and Tom Stoppard. The tales contain homicide, robbery, chicanery, kidnapping, political intrigue, or espionage, with every one access together with a plot synopsis, construction facts, and the reviews of famous and revered critics and scholars.

The performs during this period surround suspenseful melodramas, mental thrillers, baffling whodunits, or even musicals, together with such memorable works as Assassins, City of Angels, Deathtrap, Death and the Maiden, A Few strong Men, The secret of Edwin Drood, Sweeney Todd, and The Phantom of the Opera.

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