History Theatre / TheVisit

22nd Nov '15 1:22:33 PM Ximei
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* AssholeVictim: Koby and Loby. They were not only [[spoiler: blinded and castrated, but had their very identities removed.]] The reason for this? They [[spoiler: agreed to lie to the judge about sleeping with Claire so that Ill could avoid taking responsibility for impregnating her. This caused her to become an outcast, lose her child and resort to prostitution to survive.]] And they did this for a bottle of liquor.
22nd Nov '15 12:41:58 PM Ximei
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* FieryRedhead: Claire in her youth.



* {{Revenge}}: One of the major themes of the play. Claire wants revenge on [[spoiler: Ill because he refused to acknowledge that he impregnated her, which led to Claire being unable to keep her child and her having to resort to prostitution to survive.]]

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* {{Revenge}}: One of the major themes of the play. Claire wants revenge on [[spoiler: Ill because he refused to acknowledge that he impregnated her, which led to Claire being unable to keep her child and her having to resort to prostitution to survive.]]
22nd Nov '15 12:40:37 PM Ximei
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* {{Revenge}}: One of the major themes of the play. Claire wants revenge on [[spoiler: Ill because he refused to acknowledge that he impregnated her, which led to Claire being unable to keep her child and her having to resort to prostitution to survive.]]
5th Oct '15 11:16:52 AM Eagal
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* PragmaticAdaptation: A recent Dutch production team realized that the Netherlands doesn't have any mountain towns (due to there being no mountains in the whole country). The location was changed to a northern fishermen's island, with the train replaced by a boat and everyone doing northern accents. It worked beautifully.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: A recent One Dutch production team realized that the Netherlands doesn't have any mountain towns (due to there being no mountains in the whole country). The location was changed to a northern fishermen's island, with the train replaced by a boat and everyone doing northern accents. It worked beautifully.
5th Oct '15 11:15:54 AM Eagal
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* [[spoiler: TheBadGuyWins. It was inevitable by the end.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheBadGuyWins. It was inevitable by the end.]]



** TheCuckoolanderWasRight: But they say some disturbing things in the play that make perfect sense once you know everything...

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** * TheCuckoolanderWasRight: But they say some disturbing things in the play that make perfect sense once you know everything...



* MoneyDearBoy: Another major plot point. Guellen ''needs'' money...but what are they willing to do for it?

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* MoneyDearBoy: [[invoked]] Another major plot point. Guellen ''needs'' money...but what are they willing to do for it?



* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules: The towns people's stance, which starts to break down [[spoiler: and eventually stops.]]



** ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules: The towns people's stance, which starts to break down [[spoiler: and eventually stops.]]
19th Apr '15 9:28:10 AM Morgenthaler
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''TheVisit'' (original title: ''Der Besuch der alten Dame'', "The Visit Of The Old Lady") is a tragicomedy play by the Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Even though it has a simple (minimalist) structure, it's a complex psychological work with several twists, encompassing 3 acts.

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''TheVisit'' ''The Visit'' (original title: ''Der Besuch der alten Dame'', "The Visit Of The Old Lady") is a tragicomedy play by the Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Even though it has a simple (minimalist) structure, it's a complex psychological work with several twists, encompassing 3 acts.
19th Apr '15 9:26:57 AM Morgenthaler
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''TheVisit'' (original title: ''Der Besuch der alten Dame'', "The Visit Of The Old Lady") is a tragicomedy play by the Swiss dramatist [[DasVersprechen Friedrich Dürrenmatt]]. Even though it has a simple (minimalist) structure, it's a complex psychological work with several twists, encompassing 3 acts.

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''TheVisit'' (original title: ''Der Besuch der alten Dame'', "The Visit Of The Old Lady") is a tragicomedy play by the Swiss dramatist [[DasVersprechen Friedrich Dürrenmatt]].Dürrenmatt. Even though it has a simple (minimalist) structure, it's a complex psychological work with several twists, encompassing 3 acts.
10th Mar '15 2:14:40 AM Solle
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There's also TheMusical version, which was first performed in Vienna in 2014. The play, together with ''The Music/PirateJenny'', additionally inspired ''{{Dogville}}''.

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There's also TheMusical version, which was first performed in Vienna in 2014.

The play, together with ''The Music/PirateJenny'', additionally inspired ''{{Dogville}}''.
7th Aug '14 9:04:22 AM ParanoiaAgent
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* SlidingScaleOfIdealismVsCynicism: Far on the cynical end.
7th Aug '14 8:46:03 AM ParanoiaAgent
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* ThoseTwoGuys: The eunuchs. In German they are even called ''Die Beiden'', which means ''those two guys''.
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