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David Hare

David Hare was born in Sussex, England in 1947. His first play, Slag, was produced in 1970. His other works include Plenty (1978), A Map of the World (1983), and Pravda (1985). A founder of the Portable Theatre and the Joint Stock, he became resident dramatist and literary manager of the Royal Court Theatre, London (1967-71), and at the Nottingham Playhouse (1973). Until recently, Hare served as director of the National Theatre, London. In 1982, Hare founded a film company, Greenpoint Films. He has written several screenplays including Plenty (1985), Weatherby (1985), Strapless (1989), and Damage (1992). Several of his best-known plays, The Secret Rapture, Racing Demon, Skylight, The Judas Kiss, Via Dolorosa and Amy's View have also been presented on Broadway.

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Berlin/Wall

David Hare

In two contrasted readings for the stage, David Hare visits a place where a famous wall has come down, and a place where a wall is going up. BERLINFor his whole...

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The Vertical Hour

David Hare

"Politics is about the reconciliation of the irreconcilable," says Nadia Blye, a young American war reporter turned academic who teaches political studies at Yale. With her faith in academia...

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"Please reject absolutely the crazy . . . suggestion that playwrights don't have intentions . . . They do." In this intimate collection of writings by the author of Stuff Happens...

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Stuff Happens

David Hare

"Stuff happens . . . And it's untidy, and freedom's untidy, and free people are free to make mistakes and commit crimes and do bad things."Such was Donald Rumsfeld's response on...

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