Robert Rietti (1923–2015) was a well-known radio, TV and film actor, as well as a playwright and translator. He served as executive editor of the theatre quarterly Gambit for almost twenty years.
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This selection of plays by Luigi Pirandello contains some of his best-known works, such as Six Characters in Search of an Author – an absurdist piece in which the characters, actors and Pirandello himself interact during the rehearsal of a fictional play within the play – and Henry IV – a tragicomic…READ MORE >
Preoccupied with the nature of truth and delusion, and treading dangerously on the borderline between sanity and madness, Pirandello’s plays are a daring exploration of human actions and the dark motives lying behind them, and the culmination of the naturalistic school of theatre inaugurated by auth…READ MORE >