BETWEEN THE DRAGON AND HIS WRATH by Sasho Dimoski
... is one of the awarded dramatic texts of the Macedonian section of EURODRAM; the text is inspired by William Shakespeare's play King Lear. The structure of the text is composed of a prologue, 7 scenes and cycles (divided into several sequences), with an epilogue. The characters in the play are: Penelope and her hilarious slave, several women on a loom; Mehmed the Conqueror and his personal jester;
Nikolai Romanov and his German jester dwarf; Catherine the Great, a hunter and her personal jester, with dogs-hunters; Louis XIV - the Sun King, two personal jesters, food tasters; Queen Anne and Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, with rabbits. The style is poetic, modern, post-dramatic, experimental, fragmentary, with lavish eloquence of drama replicas and actions.