Literature - Theater

A Man For All Seasons

While King Henry VIII maintained that there were no definitions for marriage, his Chancellor Sir Thomas More declared than no human law could change the institution. With the inevitable conflict of minds,...

An Enemy of the People

A play that, following its author's own style, has a background of social criticism. The doctor of a famous balneary, Dr. Thomas Stockmann, discovers that the sea waters are contaminated. As the poor people...

Cyrano de Bergerac

Romantic play that presents Cyrano, a soldier with the qualities of a poet, who is in love with Roxana. He does not dare to declare himself, due to the ugliness of his face, wich has a disproportionate nose...

Peer Gynt

A play written in verse, composed in the middle of the 19th century, featuring various elements of Scandinavian legends and folklore. The action takes place in three settings: the Norwegian countryside, the...

A Doll's House

A play set in 19th century Norway. A cheerful, dedicated but unconscious wife and mother is blackmailed by a man from whom she borrowed money in the past to save her sick husband's life. She tries to get...

Fuenteovejuna

Classic Spanish theatre piece. Fuenteovejuna is a village in rural Castile that suffers under the government of a vicious and cruel nobleman. Desirous of justice, all the inhabitants of the village attack...

The Visit

Comic play. A rich old lady returns to her homeland after forty years of absence. Her mission is to take revenge on the man who had seduced her and then abandoned her. Then, alone and with a daughter, she...