Therese Raquin

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Opened Jul 6, 2009
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Originally a novel by Emile Zola published in 1867, Neal Bell's stage adaptation of Therese Raquin is a dark erotic exploration of the human subconscious, told through a series of short scenes that alternate between comic and horrific. Therese, a young half-French, half-Algerian woman, was unhappily married to her sickly first cousin by a well-intentioned but overbearing aunt. When the opportunity arises, she enters into an affair with her husband's friend, Laurent, leading to brutal and tragic consequences. Presented in repertory with The Europeans.

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PTP/NYC to Present Howard Barker's The Europeans and Neal Bell's Therese Raquin - Jun 10, 2009

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