Alan Ayckbourn

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Sir Alan Ayckbourn (Londra, 12 aprile 1939) è un drammaturgo britannico. È autore di brillanti commedie di ambiente moderno borghese tra cui "Camere da letto" (Bedroom Farce), "Family circles", "Sinceramente bugiardi" e "Confusioni" (Confusions). Nel 1987 è stato insignito del titolo di Commendatore dell'Ordine dell'Impero Britannico.

Commedie complete[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Ad oggi, Alan Ayckbourn ha scritto 74 commedie complete.

Numero commedia Titolo Serie Debutto Scarborough Debutto West End Debutto Broadway
1 The Square Cat [1] 30 luglio 1959
2 Love After All [1] 21 December 1959
3 Dad's Tale [1] 19 December 1960
4 Standing Room Only [1] 13 July 1961 (12 June 1966) [2]
5 Christmas V Mastermind [1] 26 December 1962
6 Mr Whatnot 12 November 1963 6 August 1964
7 Relatively Speaking [3] 9 July 1965 29 March 1967
8 The Sparrow [1] 13 July 1967
9 How The Other Half Loves 31 July 1969 5 August 1970 29 March 1971
10 Family Circles [4] 20 August 1970 8 October 1974
11 Time And Time Again 8 July 1971 16 August 1972
12 Absurd Person Singular 26 June 1972 4 July 1973 8 October 1974
13 The Norman Conquests Table Manners [5] 18 June 1973 9 May 1974 7 December 1975
14 Living Together [6] 26 June 1973 21 May 1974 7 December 1975
15 Round and Round the Garden 2 July 1973 6 June 1974 7 December 1975
16 Absent Friends 17 June 1974 23 July 1975
17 Confusions [7] 30 September 1974 19 May 1976
18 Jeeves [1][7] 22 April 1975
19 Bedroom Farce 16 June 1975 16 March 1977 29 March 1979
20 Just Between Ourselves 28 January 1976 20 April 1977
21 Ten Times Table 18 January 1977 5 April 1978
22 Joking Apart 11 January 1978 7 March 1979
23 Sisterly Feelings 10/11 January 1979 [8] 3/4 June 1980 [8]
24 Taking Steps 28 September 1979 2 September 1980 20 February 1991
25 Suburban Strains 18 January 1980 5 February 1981
26 Season's Greetings 25 September 1980 29 March 1982
27 Way Upstream 2 October 1981 4 October 1982
28 Making Tracks [1] 16 December 1981 14 March 1983
29 Intimate Exchanges[9] Affairs in a Tent 3 June 1982 14 August 1984 (31 May 2007) [10]
Events on a Hotel Terrace
A Garden Fete
A Pageant
A Cricket Match
A Game of Golf
A One Man Protest
Love in the Mist
30 It Could Be Any One Of Us [11] 5 October 1983 14 March 1983
31

A Chorus of Disapproval

2 May 1984 1 August 1985
32 Woman in Mind 30 May 1985 3 September 1986
33 A Small Family Business 20 May 1987 27 April 1992
34 Henceforward... 30 July 1987 21 November 1988
35 Man Of The Moment 10 August 1988 14 February 1990
36 Mr A's Amazing Maze Plays 30 November 1988 4 March 1993
37

The Revengers' Comedies [12]

13 June 1989 13 March 1991
38 Invisible Friends 23 November 1989 13 March 1991
39 Body Language 21 May 1990
40 This Is Where We Came In 4/11 January 1990
41 Callisto 5 [13] 12 December 1990
42 Wildest Dreams 6 May 1991 14 December 1993
43 My Very Own Story 10 August 1991
44 Time Of My Life 21 April 1992 3 August 1993
45 Dreams From A Summer House 26 August 1992
46 Communicating Doors 2 February 1994 7 August 1995
47 Haunting Julia [14] 20 April 1994
48 The Musical Jigsaw Play [1] 1 December 1994
49 A Word From Our Sponsor 20 April 1995
(18) By Jeeves [7] 2 July 1996 2 July 1996 28 October 2001
50 The Champion Of Paribanou 4 December 1996
51 Things We Do For Love 29 April 1997 [15] 2 March 1998
52 Comic Potential 4 June 1998 13 October 1999
53 The Boy Who Fell Into A Book 4 December 1998
54 House and Garden [16] House 17 June 1999 [15] 8 August 2000
55 Garden 17 June 1999 8 August 2000
(41) Callisto#7 [13] 4 December 1999
56 Virtual Reality [1] 8 February 2000 [15]
57 Whenever 5 December 2000
58 Damsels in Distress GamePlan 29 May 2001 7 September 2002
59 FlatSpin 3 July 2001 7 September 2002
60 RolePlay 4 September 2001 7 September 2002
61 Snake in the Grass [14] 5 June 2002
62 The Jollies 3 December 2002
63 Sugar Daddies 23 July 2003
64 Orvin - Champion Of Champions 8 August 2003
65 My Sister Sadie 2 December 2003
66 Drowning on Dry Land 4 May 2004
67 Private Fears in Public Places 17 August 2004 (5 May 2005) [17] (9 June 2005)[17]
68 Miss Yesterday 2 December 2004
69 Improbable Fiction 31 May 2005
70 If I Were You 17 October 2006
71 Things That Go Bump Life and Beth [14] 22 July 2008
72 Awaking Beauty 16 December 2008
73 My Wonderful Day 13 October 2009
74 Life of Riley 16 September 2010
75 Neighbourhood Watch 13 September 2011

Edizioni in italiano delle opere di Alan Ayckbourn[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • Teatro, Genova, Costa & Nolan, 1989. ISBN 88-7648-077-3. [Contiene: Confusioni, Camera da letto]

Note[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Quest'opera è stat ritirata. Non è disponibile per la produzione, e non sarà mai pubblicata. In ogni caso, una copia è disponibile presso l'archivio Bob Watson di Scarborough. [1]
  2. ^ This play was not performed in the West End but was performed in the British Council, London Overseas Student Centre for one night only. [2]
  3. ^ Relatively Speaking was originally titled Meet My Father
  4. ^ Family Circles was originally titled The Story So Far…, then Me Times Me Times Me, then Me Times Me
  5. ^ Table Manners was originally titled Fancy Meeting You
  6. ^ Living Together was originally titled Make Yourself At Home
  7. ^ a b c Confusions is a set of five loosely-connected one-act plays.
  8. ^ a b Two variations of Sisterly Feelings were premièred on separate nights.
  9. ^ Intimate Exchanges is a play with four two-way forks in the plot, thereby offering sixteen possible variations depending on choices made by the characters. The eight variations offered after the third fork are often treated as individual plays.
  10. ^ The New York Première of Intimate Exchanges, was off-Broadway at 59E59 as part of the 2006–07 revival.
  11. ^ It Could Be Any One Of Us is a single play with three alternative endings.
  12. ^ The Revengers' Comedies is a two-part play normally performed over two separate evenings.
  13. ^ a b Callisto 5 was re-written in 1999 as Callisto #7.
  14. ^ a b c Haunting Julia and Snake in the Grass were originally written as stand-alone plays. In 2008, they were included in the trilogy Things That Go Bump with the newly-written Life and Beth.
  15. ^ a b c Performed end-stage in the McCarthy Auditorium
  16. ^ House and Garden are a pair of plays intended to be performed simultaneously as a diptych
  17. ^ a b Private Fears in Public Places did not have West End or Broadway performances, but did have a London Première at the Orange Tree Theatre in the London Borough of Richmond, and off-Broadway at 59E59.

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