Description - Ramayana by David Farr
David Farr is no stranger to adapting ancient epics for the stage. His version of The Odyssey at the Lyric last year was close to perfection: witty, daring and poignant. He now ambitiously tackles the Hindu epic poem, The Ramayana, a mythic adventure, love-story and battle between good and evil.
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(196mm x 127mm x mm)
Faber & Faber
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Author Biography - David Farr
David Farr is a writer and director. His plays The Danny Crowe Show, Elton John's Glasses, Night of the Soul, Ramayana, The UN Inspector, The Heart of Robin Hood and a collection of adaptations have all been published by Faber. He was Artistic Director of London's Gate Theatre from 1995 to 1998, and Joint Artistic Director of Bristol Old Vic from 2002 to 2005. He has directed Coriolanus and Julius Caesar for the RSC and The UN Inspector for the National Theatre. In June 2005 he became Artistic Director of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, where his productions included new versions of The Odyssey and Kafka's Metamorphosis. In 2009 he became Associate Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, where his productions of The Winter's Tale, King Lear and The Homecoming opened to critical acclaim.