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The Forward
“Amadeus” Playwright Peter Shaffer Dead at 90idea was simple, musical: give drama to the story of Mozart’s brief life by dra
“Amadeus” Playwright Peter Shaffer Dead at 90
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
idea was simple, musical: give drama to the story of Mozart’s brief life by drawing it out in counterpoint with that of Antonio Salieri, the court composer to the Holy Roman Emperor Joseph II. In Shaffer’s hands, the two men’s lives and work... Read more
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Peter Shaffer, Playwright Of “Amadeus” And “Equus,” Passes Away At 90which explored the relationship between chaotic musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus
Peter Shaffer, Playwright Of “Amadeus” And “Equus,” Passes Away At 90
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
which explored the relationship between chaotic musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his frustrated rival, Antonio Salieri, earned the 1981 Tony for Best Play. The film adaptation directed by Milos Forman and starring Tom Hulce and... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Critic's Notebook: Peter Shaffer, Master of Dualitybest picture and best adapted screenplay for Shaffer. The story of Wolfgang Am
Critic's Notebook: Peter Shaffer, Master of Duality
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
best picture and best adapted screenplay for Shaffer. The story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is told by court composer Antonio Salieri as an old man whose window of fame has closed, leaving him with the corrosive effects of his own mediocrity... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Peter Shaffer, Oscar-Winning Playwright of ‘Equus’ and ‘Amadeus,’ Dies at 90later performed the show on Broadway. “Amadeus,” which explored the rivalry be
Peter Shaffer, Oscar-Winning Playwright of ‘Equus’ and ‘Amadeus,’ Dies at 90
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
later performed the show on Broadway. “Amadeus,” which explored the rivalry between composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, debuted in 1979 and scored five Tony Awards during its run on Broadway. A 1984 film adaptation was also a... Read more
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DW
Award-winning British playwright Peter Shaffer dies, aged 90 |drama - which depicts the relationship between Austrian composer Wolfgang Amade
Award-winning British playwright Peter Shaffer dies, aged 90 |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
drama - which depicts the relationship between Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his Italian rival Antonio Salieri - was adapted for the silverscreen in 1984. It went on to win eight Oscars, including Best Film and Best... Read more
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