The Cutting Ball Theater’s Hidden Classics Reading Series continues with A DREAM PLAY by August Strindberg on March 22, 2015.
In A DREAM PLAY, Indra’s daughter comes down to earth to better understand the plight of man. Through this surreal journey, she meets an officer, a lawyer, and a poet, and experiences human suffering. Strindberg structured this play using a dream logic that was later adopted by Expressionist playwrights.Paul Walsh, who translated all five plays in Cutting Ball’s 2012 Strindberg Cycle: The Chamber Plays in Rep, provides this translation of one of Strindberg’s most admired and influential dramas. Cutting Artistic Director Rob Melrose, who directed all of the plays in Strindberg Cycle: The Chamber Plays in Rep, helms A DREAM PLAY.
This season, Cutting Ball’s Hidden Classics Reading Series celebrates a variety of works ranging from the