Six Characters in Search of an Author
By Luigi Pirandello
A new version by Rupert Goold and Ben Power
Direced by Rupert Goold
Six strangers appear unannounced during the editing of a docu-drama declaring themselves fictional characters in search of an author. As their compelling narrative unfolds, the documentary maker begins to film their story and reality and fiction become increasingly blurred.
Madly ingenious... breathtaking
Ian McDiarmid, Jamie Bower, Eleanor David, Noma Dumezweni, Dyfan Dwyfor, Christine Entwisle, Denise Gough, Jake Harders, Jeremy Joyce, John Mackay, Freya Parker and Robin Pearce.
Design: Miriam Buether
Lighting Design: Malcolm Rippeth
Music & Sound Design: Adam Cork
Video & Projection Design: Lorna Heavey
Six Characters in Search of an Author opened at the Gielgud Theatre on 10 September 2008.
Presented by Michael Edwards and Carole Winter for MJE Productions present the Headlong and Chichester Festival Theatre production