By August Strindberg
"Strindberg and Painting"
April 8, 2012, 1pm

Thought by many to be Strindberg's most successful marrying of his realistic and expressionistic styles, Easter tells the story of a family on the brink of bankruptcy who finds salvation in the daughter, newly arrived from an asylum, who speaks from beyond this world.

This reading will be followed by a discussion of the play and Strindberg's career as a painter.