Wedekind


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Wedekind

(German ˈveːdəkɪnt)
n
(Biography) Frank. 1864–1918, German dramatist, whose plays, such as The Awakening of Spring (1891) and Pandora's Box (1904), bitterly satirize the sexual repressiveness of society
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Personally I find little to be said for the moderns, but I'm going to send you Wedekind when I've done him.
It was doubtless a pity not to keep up with Wedekind or John, but some closing of the gates is inevitable after thirty, if the mind itself is to become a creative power.
Wedekind increasingly presented himself on the stage taking on a sacrificial, redemptive, Christ-like role, but as he did so, these later plays tended to reaffirm the very boundaries of Burgerlichkeit which his early plays had sought to overthrow.
Wedekind - Brooke Vicari and Eric Wedekind, of Veneta, a daughter.
And the long-gestating "Spring Awakening," based on the 1891 Frank Wedekind play about tortured teens, will finally see a full production this spring at Off Broadway's Atlantic Theater:
In a rather compressed account of the critique of contemporary education in works by Hesse, Strauss, Musil, Wedekind, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, and others, Mix does refer to Fontane--but only to note the absence of this theme from his novels.
That show, like Rules of the Game and Medea, suggests what is particular venue is about - filling gaps in the classical repertoire increasingly left by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal National Theatre While Britain's largest subsidized companies face up to marketplace pressure by mostly avoiding such esoterica (the RNT's Richard Eyre warns of running his theatre as a "public library staging a play as you might buy a volume"), the Almeida turns a stylish eye to the neglected sector of the canon: Euripides and Dryden, as well as Brecht (The Life of Galileo ), Wedekind (The Lulu Plays) and Terence Rattigan (last year's blazing The Deep Blue Sea)
Larry Wedekind, CEO, stated, "The BSI contract confirms that The Diabetes Advantage Plan is a needed service for managed care organizations and self-insured organizations.
Schneider-Wedekind - Brooke Schneider of Veneta, and Eric Wedekind of Sutherlin, a daughter.
A concert staging of Stephen Sondheim's "Passion," starring Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris, was aired under PBS' "Great Performances" banner, while a recital of Sheik and Steven Sater's musical version of the Frank Wedekind play about troubled-teen sexuality, "Spring Awakening," helped oil the machinery for a full production at Off Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company later this season.
Entertainment and a commercial sense for what makes good theatre led Wedekind to produce disruptive and disillusioning effects, inspiring others to more revolutionary uses of stage drama.
Among the daring whose comic agonizings he anatomizes are such disparate beings as Wedekind, Chekhov, Strindberg, O'Neill, Apollinaire, Ayckbourn and Churchill.