The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (play)

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The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi
Written by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Date premiered 26 March 1952 (1952-03-26)
Place premiered Munich, Germany
Original language German

The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (German: Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi) is a play by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The play was written in 1950, but Dürrenmatt continued to revise it until 1980.[1] It premiered on 26 March 1952 at the Munich Kammerspiele, directed by Hans Schweikart. The play was adapted into a 1961 film with the same title.[2]

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  1. ^ Ormsby, Eric (2007-02-07). "Dürrenmatt's Prison of Paradox". The New York Sun. Retrieved 2012-02-14. 
  2. ^ Koczian, Johanna von; Held, Martin (1961-03-01). "Justiz-Krise". Der Spiegel (in German). Retrieved 2012-02-14.