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Two Way Mirror  Studio

    A double bill of Elegy for a Lady and Some Kind of Love Story, by Arthur Miller

8 - 13 May 2000

Miller’s strength is that he never ceases to engage with the issues of the time, as in ThePoster Crucible (McCarthyism) or The American Clock (the Great Depression). Both epic plays of momentous events. With Two-Way Mirror he captures a more intimate mood, looking at the most basic, yet complex, relationship known to man – love. Two stories, both sides of a mirror, each taking us on a passionate voyage through masks of illusion to an ultimate reality.

Elegy for a Lady is a tender search for the shape and meaning of a sexual relationship, which is being brought to a close by the most final of terminators, death. Some Kind of Love Story, by contrast, brings us face to face with the apparent realities of sex, politics, corruption, murder and justice as they mingle with the delusions of the two characters.

A heady mix, from one of the most successful and celebrated writers of our time.

Mon 8 May, 7.45; Tue 9 May, 7.45; Wed 10 May, 7.45; Thu 1 May, 7.45; Fri 12 May, 7.45; Sat 12 May, 7.45

Two Way Mirror

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