Principia Scriptoriae


Richard Nelson

Published by Josef Weinberger

8 Male 0 Female

Set in 1970, two aspiring writers, one American the other Latin American, meet in a South American jail where they've been sent for distributing subversive leaflets

The second half of the play takes place 15 years later after the right-wing dictatorship has been replaced a revolutionary socialist government and now the two men fight against each other for the freedom of an imprisoned poet

"A passionate, enlightened play" ~ Time Magazine

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