By Neil LaBute
His female friend, Marie, via whom he’s fathered a baby; Marie’s overpowering hope for the fascinating Drum- significant; and the murderous final result of this oppressive admixture of situations is definitely one of many bleakest works of worldwide literature. it's also thought of by way 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 commencing in an working theatre after which scene by way of macabre scene, LaBute imbues this vintage together 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 frivolously explains his devastating activities of the day earlier than. A gripping stand-alone piece, this brief paintings is usually a trenchant modern day exploration of the effective and enduring issues of Woyzeck.