Six Characters in Search of an Author

Adaptations

  • 1959: BBC Home Service, World Theatre radio – translated by Frederick May; Monday 27 July 1959. With Noel Johnson (the producer), Donald Wolfit (the father), Lydia Sherwood (the leading lady), Gabriel Woolf (the son). Produced and adapted by H. B. Fortuin.
  • 1959: an opera by Hugo Weisgall, libretto adapted from Pirandello by Denis Johnston
  • 1964: An Australian film adaptation directed by Christopher Muir
  • 1973: Danmarks Radio's public television adaptation, Seks roller søger en forfatter
  • 1976: A PBS television adaptation directed by Stacy Keach, and starring Andy Griffith, John Houseman, and Stacy's brother James Keach; available on DVD
  • 1987 BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4 2 May 1987: A radio adaptation with Charles Gray, Yvonne Bryceland, Emrys James, and Cherie Lunghi
  • 1992: A BBC film adaptation directed by Bill Bryden
  • 2012: Director-choreographer David Gordon's The Beginning of the End of the..., a dance-theatre piece based on Six Characters as well as other works by Pirandello, performs at the Joyce Soho for the month of June.[12]

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