An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm, Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. Alan Strang is a disturbed youth whose dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit an unspeakable act of violence. As psychiatrist Martin Dysart struggles to understand the motivation for Alan's brutality, he is increasingly drawn into Alan's web and eventually forced to question his own sanity. Equus is a timeless classic and a cornerstone of contemporary drama that delves into the darkest recesses of human existence.
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Review: EquusUser Review - Brohanu - Goodreads
The overt thematic landscape of the play I found very interesting (the ethics of doing psychiatry, modern neuroses vs. ancient insanity) but what really sold me on this play was the subtle stuff going ... Read full review
Review: EquusUser Review - Goodreads
I really don't know if I understood everything this play has to say, but what I did understood about sacrifice, belief and the search for the self left me in utter bafflement. I loved the combination ... Read full review