Pirandello's masterpiece, a study in illusion and reality, follows a group of characters who try to fashion their fife stories into acceptable drama. Mr. Brustein's new rendering is accessible, contemporary, and highly speakable while retaining the flavor of the Italian original.
About the Author
The Plays for Performance series is edited by Nicholas Rudall, former artistic director of the Court Theatre at the University of Chicago where he is professor of classics, and Bernard Sahlins, founder and director of the Second City. They both live in Chicago, Illinois.