Easter (1959)

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August Strindberg

Library Theatre
Concert Room, Scarborough Library

2 July 1959
2 July 1959
8 July 1959
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August Strindberg
Peter Watts

Round

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Rodney Wood

Ann Hughesdon
Rosemary Green

Character
Elis, a teacher
Kristina, his fiancee
Mrs Heyst, his mother
Eleonora, his sister
Benjamin, his student
Lina, a maid
Lindkvist

Actor
Alan Ayckbourn
Faynia Jeffery
Penelope Davies
Dona Martyn
Lewis Teasdale
Ann Hughesdon
Rodney Wood

Notes

> Easter had originally been produced for the Studio Theatre’s recent winter tour - which also Harold Pinter’s included The Birthday Party. It was then revived - briefly - at the Library Theatre during the summer season.
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Easter was the only play presented for just a week during the summer 1959 season at the Library Theatre.
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Easter was presented without an interval.

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