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August Strindberg's Inferno

(We're hearing from a lot of old friends this week! Here's Bill Ectric on an unusual and little-known classic that recently caught his fancy. -- Levi) Alchemy, schizophrenia, witchcraft, and religious fanaticism, all leavened with a knowing wink of humor, The Inferno, by Swedish author August Strindberg is an early example of the “unreliable narrator” literary device, in which the reader learns that the storyteller is seeing things from a distorted perspective.
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Heaving Bosoms and Sharp Class Critique in After Miss Julie

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (8 months ago)

A 21st-century adaptation of August Strindberg's classic drama Miss Julie amps up the frustration and simmering class tension. Toronto theatre audiences have seen a number of adaptations of Strindberg’s Miss Julie in the past few ye... Read Post

Urban Planner: November 15, 2013

Canada / Toronto : Torontoist (8 months ago)

In today's Urban Planner: an adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie, a concert at the library, and plenty of other things. Theatre: Red One Theatre Collective presents an adaptation of August Strindberg’s classic drama Miss Ju... Read Post

Old Friends Help Usher In The Twelfth Doctor In Theatrical Event!

Entertainment : EclipseMagazine (6 hours ago)

The Season Eight premiere of Doctor Who, Deep Breath, introducing Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in his first full-length adventure, will receive a limited theatrical premiere. On Saturday, August 23rd and Monday, August 25th, BBC A... Read Post


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