By Neil LaBute
His female friend, Marie, by means of whom he’s fathered a baby; Marie’s overpowering wish for the appealing Drum- significant; and the murderous end result of this oppressive admixture of conditions is undoubtedly one of many bleakest works of global literature. it's also thought of by means of many to mark the start of contemporary drama.
In this robust adaption, Neil LaBute embraces the glittering darkness of Woyzeck's violent, erotic, inhumane international and uncompromisingly makes it his personal. From his establishing in an working theatre after which scene through macabre scene, LaBute imbues this vintage along with his singular depth and ethical imaginative and prescient, as he's taking it to its nightmarish conclusion.
Included during this quantity is Neil LaBute’s provocative new monologue “Kandahar,” during which a soldier again from Afghanistan flippantly explains his devastating activities of the day sooner than. A gripping stand-alone piece, this brief paintings is usually a trenchant modern day exploration of the effective and enduring issues of Woyzeck.