Death and the Maiden

  • Theatrical Production

After a workshop production in Chile in March, 1991, the play had its world premiere at the Royal Court Theatre (Upstairs) in London in July 1991, and opened on Broadway in 1992. The play has been performed in more than 100 countries to date and is also used as a teaching tool in many classrooms in schools and universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. England: winner of the Time Out award as Best Play of the Year and the Sir Lawrence Oliver Award as Best Play of the Year for 1991. Korea: 29th Dong Award for Best Play in 1992-93 theatrical season. Japan: 1999 award for Best Play in Translation.

Duke Faculty Artists/Collaborators

Cited Artists/Collaborators

  • Ariel Dorfman

Creation Date

  • 1991