Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781840025507
Binding: PaperBack

Musik

Frank Wedekind

Translated by Neil Fleming
PaperBack (31 Mar 2005)
£9.99
"Without crime I became a criminal. Without payment I became a whore"

Munich, 1906. Klara lives with her singing teacher and his wife. But when a backstreet abortionist is arrested, a secret emerges which theatens to destroy the household's respectability.

Frank Wedekind was the great rebel of European theatre, best known for Spring Awakening and the Lulu Plays. In Musik he delivers a blistering attack on middle-class hyprocrisy and double-standards.
This exhiliarating adaptation by Neil Fleming opened The Last Waltz Season at the Arcola Theatre, London in March 2005.

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ISBN13 9781840025507
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96

Reviews

'It has an admirable choked quality, like a cry of despair suppressed' The Guardian

'...a bracingly modern study of hypocrisy, the bourgeoisie, artistic exploitation with a good old swipe at the press along the way. Fascinating stuff.' WhatsonStage.com