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Six Characters in Search of an Author

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Six Characters in Search of an Author (Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore) is an Italian play by Luigi Pirandello, written and first performed in 1921. [1]

88 relations: A Sensation Novel, Absurdism, Absurdist fiction, American Repertory Theater, Andy Griffith, At Swim-Two-Birds, Australia, BBC, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Best Seller (short story), Bijou Theatre (Manhattan), Bill Bryden, Brian O'Nolan, Broadway theatre, Brock Pemberton, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Canberra, Chopin Theatre, Christchurch, David Gordon (choreographer), Denis Johnston, Donald Wolfit, DR (broadcaster), Ed Asner, Five Characters in Search of an Exit, Foreword, François Regnault, Gabriel Woolf, Gavin MacLeod, Georgia Engel, Gielgud Theatre, Giuseppe Bergman, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hugo Weisgall, James Keach, James L. Brooks, John Houseman, Joyce Theater, King of the Hill, Laurence Olivier, London, Luigi Pirandello, Melbourne, Metatheatre, Milan, Milo Manara, Minerva Theatre, Chichester, Mr. Mulliner, New Zealand, ..., Ngaio Marsh, Noel Johnson, Obie Award, Off-Broadway, Outer Critics Circle Award, P. G. Wodehouse, PBS, Phoenix Theatre (New York City), Princess Theatre (New York City, 1913–1955), Robert Brustein, Rome, Rupert Goold, Six Characters in Search of an Author (opera), Six Charlies in Search of an Author, Stacy Keach, Stephen King, Stranger than Fiction (2006 film), Sydney, Sydney University Dramatic Society, Teatro Valle, The Dark Tower (series), The Goon Show, The Hypocrites (theatre company), The Magnetic Fields, The Old Vic, The Rose (theatre), The Rules of the Game (play), The Simpsons Game, The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series), Tyrone Guthrie, University of Canterbury Drama Society, Valerie Harper, Vivien Leigh, W. S. Gilbert, Westminster Theatre, Will Ferrell, William Ball (director), 44th Street Theatre. Expand index (38 more) »

A Sensation Novel

A Sensation Novel is a comic musical play in three acts (or volumes) written by the dramatist W. S. Gilbert, with music composed by Thomas German Reed.

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Absurdism

In philosophy, "the Absurd" refers to the conflict between the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life and the human inability to find any.

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Absurdist fiction

Absurdist fiction is a genre of fictional narrative (traditionally, literary fiction), most often in the form of a novel, play, poem, or film, that focuses on the experiences of characters in situations where they cannot find any inherent purpose in life, most often represented by ultimately meaningless actions and events that call into question the certainty of existential concepts such as truth or value.

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American Repertory Theater

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is a professional not-for-profit theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Andy Griffith

Andy Samuel Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer, whose career spanned seven decades of music and television.

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At Swim-Two-Birds

At Swim-Two-Birds is a 1939 novel by Irish writer Brian O'Nolan, writing under the pseudonym Flann O'Brien.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC World Service

The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasts radio and television news, speech and discussions in over 30 languages to many parts of the world on analogue and digital shortwave platforms, Internet streaming, podcasting, satellite, DAB, FM and MW relays.

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Best Seller (short story)

"Best Seller" is a short story by the British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse.

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Bijou Theatre (Manhattan)

Two Broadway theatres have been named the Bijou Theatre.

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Bill Bryden

William Campbell Rough Bryden CBE (born 12 April 1942 in Greenock, Scotland) is a British stage- and film director and screenwriter.

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Brian O'Nolan

Brian O'Nolan (Brian Ó Nualláin; 5 October 1911 – 1 April 1966) was an Irish novelist, playwright and satirist, considered a major figure in twentieth century Irish literature.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Brock Pemberton

Brock Pemberton (December 14, 1885 – March 11, 1950) was an American theatrical producer, director and founder of the Tony Awards.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area.

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Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Chopin Theatre

Chopin Theatre is an independent, for-profit arts center located across the Polish TriangleCox, Ted.

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Christchurch

Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.

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David Gordon (choreographer)

David Gordon (born July 14, 1936) is an American dancer, choreographer, writer, and theatrical director prominent in the world of postmodern dance and performance.

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Denis Johnston

(William) Denis Johnston (18 June 1901 – 8 August 1984) was an Irish writer.

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Donald Wolfit

Sir Donald Wolfit, CBE (20 April 1902 – 17 February 1968) was an English actor-manager, known for his touring wartime productions of Shakespeare.

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DR (broadcaster)

DR (Danmarks Radio), officially Danish Broadcasting Corporation in English, is a Danish public-service radio and television broadcasting company.

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Ed Asner

Yitzhak Edward Asner (born November 15, 1929) is an American actor, activist, voice actor and a former president of the Screen Actors Guild.

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Five Characters in Search of an Exit

"Five Characters in Search of an Exit" is episode 79 of the television anthology series The Twilight Zone.

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Foreword

A foreword is a (usually short) piece of writing sometimes placed at the beginning of a book or other piece of literature.

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François Regnault

François Regnault (born 1938) is a French philosopher, playwright and dramaturg.

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Gabriel Woolf

Gabriel Woolf (born 2 October 1932) is an English film, radio and television actor.

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Gavin MacLeod

Gavin MacLeod (born Allan George See; February 28, 1931) is an American film and television character actor, ship's ambassador, Christian activist and author, whose career spans six decades of television.

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Georgia Engel

Georgia Bright Engel (born July 28, 1948) is an American actress and comedian who is best known for her role as Georgette Franklin Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show.

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Gielgud Theatre

The Gielgud Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster, London, at the corner of Rupert Street.

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Giuseppe Bergman

Giuseppe Bergman is the Candide-like protagonist of the works of Italian cartoonist Milo Manara.

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Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts is a provider of tertiary education in Hong Kong.

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Hugo Weisgall

Hugo David Weisgall (October 13, 1912 – March 11, 1997) was an American composer and conductor, known chiefly for his opera and vocal music compositions.

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James Keach

James Keach (born December 7, 1947) is an American actor, producer, and director.

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James L. Brooks

James Lawrence Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is an American television and film director, producer and screenwriter.

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John Houseman

John Houseman (born Jacques Haussmann; September 22, 1902October 31, 1988) was a British-American actor and producer who became known for his highly publicized collaboration with director Orson Welles from their days in the Federal Theatre Project through to the production of Citizen Kane and his storied collaboration with writer Raymond Chandler's intoxicated screenplay rendering as producer of The Blue Dahlia. He is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Charles W. Kingsfield in the film The Paper Chase (1973), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

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Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater (The Joyce") is a 472-seat dance performance venue located in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

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King of the Hill

King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997 to May 6, 2010 on Fox.

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Laurence Olivier

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello (28 June 1867 – 10 December 1936) was an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, and short story writer whose greatest contributions were his plays.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Metatheatre

Metatheatre, and the closely related term metadrama, describes the aspects of a play that draw attention to its nature as drama or theatre, or to the circumstances of its performance.

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Milan

Milan (Milano; Milan) is a city in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper having a population of 1,380,873 while its province-level municipality has a population of 3,235,000.

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Milo Manara

Maurilio Manara (born September 12, 1945), known professionally as Milo Manara, is an Italian comic book writer and artist.

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Minerva Theatre, Chichester

The Minerva Theatre is a studio theatre seating at full capacity 310.

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Mr. Mulliner

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Ngaio Marsh

Dame Ngaio Marsh (23 April 1895 – 18 February 1982), born Edith Ngaio Marsh, was a New Zealand crime writer and theatre director.

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Noel Johnson

Noel Frank Johnson (28 December 1916 – 1 October 1999) was an English actor.

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Obie Award

The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards originally given by The Village Voice newspaper to theatre artists and groups in New York City.

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Off-Broadway

An Off-Broadway theatre is any professional venue in Manhattan in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive.

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Outer Critics Circle Award

The Outer Critics Circle Awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on Broadway and Off-Broadway.

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P. G. Wodehouse

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humourists of the 20th century.

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PBS

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Phoenix Theatre (New York City)

The Phoenix Theatre was a pioneering off-Broadway theatre in New York City, extant from 1953 to 1982.

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Princess Theatre (New York City, 1913–1955)

The Princess Theatre was a joint venture between the Shubert Brothers, producer Ray Comstock, theatrical agent Elisabeth Marbury and actor-director Holbrook Blinn.

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Robert Brustein

Robert Sanford Brustein (born April 21, 1927) is an American theatrical critic, producer, playwright, writer and educator.

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Rome

Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).

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Rupert Goold

Rupert Goold, CBE (born 18 February 1972) is an English theatre director.

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Six Characters in Search of an Author (opera)

Six Characters in Search of an Author is an opera in three acts by composer Hugo Weisgall.

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Six Charlies in Search of an Author

"Six Charlies in Search of An Author" is an episode of the British radio comedy, The Goon Show.

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Stacy Keach

Walter Stacy Keach Jr. (born June 2, 1941) is an American actor of stage, film, and television.

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Stephen King

Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.

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Stranger than Fiction (2006 film)

Stranger than Fiction is a 2006 American fantasy comedy-drama film directed by Marc Forster, produced by Lindsay Doran, and written by Zach Helm.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Sydney University Dramatic Society

The Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS) is the premier body for the production of undergraduate theatre at the University of Sydney.

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Teatro Valle

The Teatro Valle (literally Valley Theater) is a theatre and former opera house in Rome, Italy.

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The Dark Tower (series)

The Dark Tower is a series of eight books written by American author Stephen King that incorporates themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western.

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The Goon Show

The Goon Show was a British radio comedy programme, originally produced and broadcast by the BBC Home Service from 1951 to 1960, with occasional repeats on the BBC Light Programme.

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The Hypocrites (theatre company)

The Hypocrites is a Chicago storefront theater company founded in 1997 by Sean Graney, Brandon Kruse and Christopher Cintron.

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The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields (named after the André Breton/Philippe Soupault novel Les Champs Magnétiques) is an American band founded and led by Stephin Merritt.

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The Old Vic

The Old Vic is a 1,000-seat, not-for-profit producing theatre, located just south-east of Waterloo station on the corner of the Cut and Waterloo Road in Lambeth, London, England.

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The Rose (theatre)

The Rose was an Elizabethan theatre.

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The Rules of the Game (play)

The Rules of the Game (Il gi(u)oco delle parti) is a play by Luigi Pirandello.

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The Simpsons Game

The Simpsons Game is an action platformer video game based on the animated television series The Simpsons and loosely on The Simpsons Movie, made for the Nintendo DS, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable.

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The Twilight Zone (1959 TV series)

The Twilight Zone (also marketed as Twilight Zone, sans "The") is an American science fiction horror fantasy anthology television series created and presented by Rod Serling, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959 to 1964.

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Tyrone Guthrie

Sir William Tyrone Guthrie (2 July 1900 – 15 May 1971) was an English theatrical director instrumental in the founding of the Stratford Festival of Canada, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at his family's ancestral home, Annaghmakerrig, near Newbliss in County Monaghan, Ireland.

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University of Canterbury Drama Society

The University of Canterbury Drama Society Inc (DramaSoc) is a student performing-arts club at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Valerie Harper

Valerie Kathryn Harper (born August 22, 1939)Harper in is an American actress.

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Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh (born Vivian Mary Hartley, and also known as Lady Olivier after 1947; 5 November 19138 July 1967) was an English stage and film actress.

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W. S. Gilbert

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18 November 1836 – 29 May 1911) was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for his collaboration with composer Arthur Sullivan, which produced fourteen comic operas.

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Westminster Theatre

The Westminster Theatre was a London theatre, on Palace Street in Westminster.

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Will Ferrell

John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer.

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William Ball (director)

William Gormaly Ball (29 April 1931 – 30 July 1991) was an American stage director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT).

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44th Street Theatre

The 44th Street Theatre was a Broadway theatre located at 216 West 44th Street in New York City from 1912 to 1945.

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