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Aunt Dan and Lemon

by Wallace Shawn

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Published by Methuen in association with the Royal Court Theatre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWallace Shawn.
SeriesThe Royal Court writers series, Methuen new theatrescripts
ContributionsRoyal Court Theatre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6069.H394/
The Physical Object
Pagination40p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15031849M
ISBN 100413595404
OCLC/WorldCa12508636

The soliloquies that bookend “Aunt Dan and Lemon” remain the ripest theatrical moments of Shawn’s play, which in fact bowed in London (at the Royal Court) in before traveling Off.   Lemon is a construct of a character, while Aunt Dan's dual lives – Oxford-educated Kissinger fan, bisexual lover of murderers – seem even more inconceivable than Shawn's. Story continues below.

  The revival of Wallace Shawn’s Aunt Dan and Lemon gives the lie to two notions: that less is more, and that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This piece proves conclusively. Wallace Shawn's best known play, Aunt Dan and Lemon, is an exquisitely painful horror story and the blackest of black comedies. The challenge it poses about the all too easy co-existence of decency and immorality by a civilized society has, alas, lost none of its relevance in the almost twenty years since it first discomfited audiences at the Public Theater.

  "Aunt Dan and Lemon" is a play about how quickly and easily smart, rational, likable, kind, seemingly enlightened people can descend into behavior of .   Aunt Dan is an Oxford don who offers a ringing defense of Henry Kissinger's foreign policy, and Lemon, the protagonist, is a febrile young Englishwoman who finds a .


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Aunt Dan and Lemon opens with Lemon, a sickly young woman living in London, directly addressing the audience, promising to tell “everything about my life.” She lives alone in an apartment and.

Jane Horrocks in Aunt Dan and Lemon. T he Royal Court's assault on the liberal conscience continues with this revival of Wallace Shawn's play. It. Aunt Dan and Lemon was revived in London in at the Almeida Theatre, directed by Tom Cairns. Shawn's next play, The Designated Mourner, premiered at the National Theatre, London, with Mike Nichols, Miranda Richardson, and David de Keyser under the direction of David Hare, and was then performed in New York by Wallace Shawn, Deborah.

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Aunt Dan & Lemon takes us into the world of a young recluse names Lemon (alias Leonora) who spends her nights reading chronicles of Nazi atrocities. Lemon tells the audience about the overwhelming influence in her life of her parents’ friend “Aunt Dan,” an eccentric, passionate professor whose stories and seductive opinions enthrall Lemon from the time she is a young girl.

Aunt Dan & Lemon takes us into the world of a young recluse named Lemon (alias Leonora) who spends her nights reading chronicles of Nazi atrocities. Lemon tells the audience about the overwhelming influence in her life of her parents' friend Aunt Dan," an eccentric, passionate professor whose stories and seductive opinions enthrall Lemon from the time she is a young girl.

The. Aunt Dan and Lemon examines the nature of evil, looking at how the most corrupt impulses arise in ordinary people, even in intelligent, educated, seemingly rational individuals.

Genre/Form: Plays Theatre programmes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shawn, Wallace. Aunt Dan and Lemon. London: Methuen in association with the Royal Court Theatre, ©   Lemon, addressing the audience directly, tells us of her adored Aunt Dan. American and brash, Dan (Lorraine Ashbourne), an Oxford lecturer, was a friend of her parents and a steady presence in Lemon’s life until the age of Aunt Dan and Lemon by Wallace Shawn.

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