The Father

August STRINDBERG (1849 - 1912), translated by Edith OLAND (? - ?) and Warner OLAND (1879 - 1938)

The Father is a naturalistic drama by Swedish playwright August Strindberg. The central conflict is between the Captain and his wife Laura about their daughter Bertha's future. In order to gain sole custody of her daughter, Laura tries to convince the Captain that he has gone mad. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

Cast
A Captain of Cavalry: Bob Neufeld
Laura: Elizabeth Klett
Bertha: Charlotte Duckett
Dr. Ostermark: Algy Pug
The Pastor: Bruce Pirie
The Nurse: Arielle Lipshaw
Nojd: Alan Mapstone
An Orderly: David Warner
Mother-in-Law: WoollyBee
Narrator: Chuck Williamson

Audio edited by Elizabeth Klett

Genre(s): Romance, Published 1800 -1900, Drama

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Act 1 Group 00:40:52
Play 02 Act 2 Elizabeth Klett
Bruce Pirie
00:32:21
Play 03 Act 3 Arielle Lipshaw
Charlotte Duckett
00:31:32