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The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek.
Since Hašek’s comic masterpiece was first produced in 1920s Prague, there have been countless attempts to stage this sprawling story of the seeming idiot, Švejk, who survives the horrors of the First World War by undermining the institutions of state and army through his very idiocy.
Cast : 10M, 2F (doubling required)
Oberon Books | 978-1-84002-119-6 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB
COLIN TEEVAN was born in Dublin, and studied at Belvedere College S.J. and University of Edinburgh. His stage plays include
The Big Sea and
Brown Paper (Abbey Theatre),
The Walls (National Theatre) and
Alcmaeon in Corinth after a fragment of Euripides (Live! Theatre Newcastle), and the acclaimed quintet of plays:
Missing Persons: Four Tragedies
Roy Keane. His translations/adaptations include:
Iphigenia in Aulis and
Bacchai (National Theatre), Guiseppe Manfridi’s
Cuckoos (Gate/Barbican), Edoardo Erba’s
Marathon (Gate), Jarošlav Hasek’s
Švejk (Gate/The Duke/Broadway) and the ancient Chinese stories of
Monkey! (Young Vic).
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