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Robert (2) Cohen

ROBERT (2) COHEN  (1938 - )

Nationality:    USA
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Born in Washington, DC, educated at Dartmouth, UC Berkeley (Ba - Political Science and Drama), Yale Drama School (DFa - directing), founding chair of University of California, Irvine Drama Department in 1965, professional director at Tony award-winning Utah Shakespearean Festival (6 productions), Colorado Shakespeare Festival (6 productions), Virginia Museum Theatre, Stages Theatre (Hollywood), Hayworth Theater (Los Angeles), academy of Arts (Brisbane, Australia); author of acting One, acting Power, acting Professionally, Theatre, Creative Play Direction, Giraudoux, and several others; longtime Southern California Drama critic for London-published Plays International. Plays include The Prince, aka Machiavelli: the art of terror, The Mobius Strip; translations include The Misanthrope, The Bourgeois Gentleman, Clizia, Carmen, The Magic Flute.

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Machiavelli: The Art Of Terror

Machiavelli: The Art Of Terror

Play treats the life and turmoil of Machiavelli as he becomes the ally of Cesare Borgia, the victim of the Medicis, the sometime patron of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, and the inventor of the Italian Commedia which preceded the commedia dell'arte.

Play (previously titled The Prince) has been professionally produced At Cal Rep (Long Beach), Pittsburgh Playhouse, Hayworth Theatre (Los Angeles) And Madach Theatre (Budapest, Hungary); professionally staged readings held At Matrix Theatre (Hollywood) And Manhattan Theatre Source.

1st Produced:

Field Station Theatre

1st Published:
Dramatic Publishing Company, 2003   -


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