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I’m not sure if I know how to feel about this play. A drawing room in a summer hotel by the sea. Signe rated it really liked it Jan 07, To find out strindbert, including how to control cookies, see here: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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He is both creepy and charismatic. When you love, either you sacrifice yourself for them or you make them die for you.

The constant charge against Strindberg is misogyny. Order by newest oldest recommendations. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Hannah rated it liked it Jul 10, The Social and Religious Plays of Strindberg.

Review: ‘Creditors’

Gustav is crowing in triumph over the revenge he has won over the strinndberg others. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I’ve always been cautious with the name August Strindberg.


Adolph had stolen Tekla away from Gustav, and then Tekla wrote dtrindberg novel that was a roman a clef with the main character based on Gustav. And Xtrindberg performance is well matched by that of Tom Burke who plays the impressionable Adolph as an overgrown child-man whose doubts about his wife’s talent and fidelity are perfectly articulated by his tormentor.

I read this as part of a group read. Gustav exits, Tekla enters and is alone with Adolph — with her homecoming being spied on by Gustav. Ben Stones’s all-white set and Adam Cork’s echoing sound design add to the richness of a production giving a fascinating new perspective on Strindberg: What the fuck was that? Nov xtrindberg, Krolikbuks rated it it was amazing Shelves: During this last week you have given me courage to live again.

Theatre review: Creditors, Donmar Warehouse, London | Stage | The Guardian

Now Gustav, the ex-husband, re-enters — with Adolph, as planned, in the adjoining room to eavesdrop. Tsrindberg you regard me as his chattel or personal property. I am very much obliged to you! Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Even with the wife Tekla clearly being portrayed as the “bad” one in the marriage, I noticed that there was a strong vein of feminism similar to Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler in many ways.

Gustav, in Owen Teale’s masterful performance, becomes a frayed, scruffy-suited Iago who, in preying on Adolph’s sexual insecurity, embodies a destructive nihilism. Parts of these impressions are true, at least with Creditors. TeklaAdolphGustav. Mar 01, Tu rated it really liked it. Preview — Creditors by August Strindberg. Also, Adolph loves and trusts his wife, Tekla, he credits her for educating him, and he was happy in his marriage — until Gustav changes his mind about those things. Looking like the playwright himself, complete with quiff and buttoned-up jacket, he remains cool and moderate as if to suggest his views about emasculation and the dangers of free-thinking women are the consequence of reasoning not vested interest.


He and his ex-wife bond very quickly.

Strindbdrg tells Tekla that he has found someone else, which is not true. The only male friend I have. Brian Donarski rated it really liked it Jun 17, Published June 1st by Kessinger Publishing first published What I particularly loved about this performance is that no matter how dramatic the events unfolding between the two on-stage characters, it was always apparent that the more overwhelming presence was the one currently off-stage.

Milad Ghotbi rated it it was amazing Aug 14,