By Amnon Kabatchnik
Arranged in chronological order, the productions stated are all works of tolerating value, pioneering contributions, singular thoughts, and notable good fortune. some of the such a lot impressive playwrights of the period are represented, together with Horton Foote, Bertolt Brecht, Arthur Miller, Frederick Knott, Joe Orton, Anthony Shaffer, Peter Shaffer, and Agatha Christie. all of the performs featured revolves round homicide, robbery, chicanery, kidnapping, political intrigue, or espionage. every one access contains a plot synopsis, construction info, and the evaluations of renowned and revered critics and scholars.
The performs during this period comprise mental thrillers and baffling whodunits, between them such memorable works asAnastasia, Dial 'M' for Murder, The Mousetrap, The Crucible, Witness for the Prosecution, The determined Hours, Sleuth, and Equus.
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