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Steven Berkoff, Franz Kafka

The Trial: Metamorphosis: In the Penal Colony : Three Theatre Adaptations from Franz Kafka Playscript


In the Penal Colony was Berkoff's first professional production, performed at London's experimental theatre, the Arts Lab, Drury Lane, in 1968. It is a strange tale of torture and suffering featuring a macabre machine so fiendish and diabolical that it could have been designed in hell. (Cast 4m)

The Trial was first presented at the Oval House in 1970. It’s the story of Joseph K. struggling in the abyss of self-doubt. A ludicrous parable investigating every contingency and nuance of the law. (Cast 8+m, 2+f)

Format: Paperback
Published: UK, 1988
Publisher: Amber Lane Press Ltd
Languages: English
Pages: 144
ISBN 13: 9780906399842
ISBN 10: 090639984X

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The Trial: Metamorphosis: In the Penal Colony : Three Theatre Adaptations from Franz Kafka Playscript