Will Eno
The Flu Season and Other Plays
September 18, 2019 Comments.. 234
The Flu Season and Other Plays Will Eno Will Eno is one of the finest younger playwrights I have come across in a number of years His work is inventive, disciplined and, at the same time, wild and evocative His ear is splendid and his mind is agile Edward Albee An original, a maverick wordsmith whose weird, wry dramas gurgle with the grim humor and pain of life Eno specializes in the connections of the unc Will Eno is one of the finest younger playwrights I have come across in a number of years His work is inventive, disciplined and, at the same time, wild and evocative His ear is splendid and his mind is agile Edward Albee An original, a maverick wordsmith whose weird, wry dramas gurgle with the grim humor and pain of life Eno specializes in the connections of the unconnected, the apologetic murmurings of the disengaged GuardianWinner of the 2004 Oppenheimer Award for best New York debut by an American playwright, The Flu Season is a reluctant love story, in spite of itself Set in a hospital and a theater, it is a play that revels in ambivalence and derives a flailing energy from its doubts whether a love story is ever really a love story.Will Eno has been called a Samuel Beckett for the Jon Stewart generation New York Times he is a playwright with an extraordinary voice and a singular theatrical vision Also included in this volume are Tragedy A Tragedy and Intermission.Will Eno is the author of Thom Pain based on nothing , which ran for a year Off Broadway and was a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist Other works include Oh, the Humanity and other good intentions, The Flu Season, Tragedy a tragedy, and Intermission.. The Flu Season and Other Plays Will Eno is one of the finest younger playwrights I have come across in a number of years His work is inventive disciplined and at the same time wild and evocative His ear is splendid and his mind
  • Title: The Flu Season and Other Plays
  • Author: Will Eno
  • ISBN: 9781559362917
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. Amalia Gavea says:

      All the sweat and pain All the lying and pretending, the rethinking, the revising into ruin A signature move It s only natural If we could control life, it wouldn t be life If we could control our likeness of it, it wouldn t be a likeness One of my favourite moments as a reader is the joy of reading a play I know that many people believe that plays are meant to be performed, not read and this is correct, obviously However, I ve always thought that there is a special kind of mysticism and self in [...]

    2. Emma says:

      Will Eno is one of the most brilliant playwrights of this age I adore his cynical viewpoint and humor The Flu Season is my favorite play, and probably always will be.

    3. Gabrielle says:

      Will Eno has such a unique voice in modern theatre I love his use of surreal and absurd features with such human cores Love.

    4. Benjamin says:

      Good, but not great insightful, but not profound Will Eno struggles against all odds to portray life and give it meaning, and to unearth some truth or understanding He fails, yes, but only just slightly He searches deep into the human experience and finds some pure gems, but he never quite manages to bring them to the surface Instead, they remain just underneath They call to the reader as if from underwater, and only little bubbles come up, the remnants of powerful and valuable words spoken just [...]

    5. Chuck O'Connor says:

      Eno admits in the production notes to this collection s titular play that his attempt, for that piece, is to write something, brave and new and moving and meaningful, rather than just experimental for the sake of being experimental I estimate by the remaining two pieces in this collection thin sketches of ideas that lack forward narrative progression or nuanced human observation that experimental is the dramatic standard he believes worth exploring I estimate he attempts these experiments becaus [...]

    6. Dylan says:

      I may need to re read thisIt is not a light transit read

    7. Karen Olive says:

      Eloquently and masterfully protesting mortality yet even the protest grows old.

    8. Kate says:

      Tragedy a Tragedy was particularly brilliant.

    9. stig says:

      If I had liked the title play as much as the two shorter plays, I would ve clicked the fourth star.

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