Conversations After a Burial

by  Christopher Hampton, Yasmina Reza

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 3f

From the award-winning author of Art, Conversations After a Burial explores that ineffable moment of mourning, when the newly deceased is still almost palpable, the intense pause between absence and the return to everyday existence, between loss and …

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Conversations After a Burial

by  Christopher Hampton Yasmina Reza

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    3m, 3f
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    Adaptations (Stage & Screen)

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From the award-winning author of Art, Conversations After a Burial explores that ineffable moment of mourning, when the newly deceased is still almost palpable, the intense pause between absence and the return to everyday existence, between loss and life. Christopher Hampton's superb translation of Yasmina Reza's savage but richly comic play uncovers love and its inevitable betrayals. It premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London, in 2000.
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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: An open'space

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3m, 3f
M3 (40s, 65)
F3 (35, 45, 64)
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Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton became involved in theatre while studying French and German at Oxford University, and wrote a play in his first year. The Royal Court's production was so successful that it transferred to the Comedy Theatre while he was still a student, making him the youngest writer ever to have a play performed in ...

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Yasmina Reza

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