The Mandate by Nikolai ErdmanThe Mandate by Nikolai Erdman

The Mandate

byNikolai ErdmanAdapterDeclan Donnellan

Paperback | April 1, 2005

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Erdman writes in the tradition of Gogol (think Government Inspector), and it certainly shows in this madcap but sinister farce. Its premiere in 1925 was the most successful production by the most famous of Soviet directors, Meyerhold. Now it is given a rare revival at the National Theatre in London in a version written and directed by Declan Donnellan, who has staged many productions in Russia in the last 10 years.

British theatre director Declan Donnellan is the first Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company Academy and is best known for his work with Cheek by Jowl (including their acclaimed all-male As You Like It) and on Tony Kushner's Homebody/Kabul. As Associate Director of the National Theatre his productions included Fuenteovejuna, Sweene...
Title:The MandateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.75 × 5.11 × 0.28 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854598252

ISBN - 13:9781854598257

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