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Raising Strindberg’s profile, 100 years on

‘Dance of Death’ to kick off festival events

Dark, morose, gloomy? Does the great Swedish playwright August Strindberg truly deserve his cheerless reputation?

David Krasner, an associate professor of theater at Emerson College, laughs and points to the title of a Strindberg play he’s been rehearsing: “Dance of Death.’’

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