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A captivating mix of Freud, "Alice in Wonderland" and playwright Strindberg's own personal symbolism, "A Dream Play" is a mesmerizing journey into the mind. Agnes, a girl from "beyond," possibly an angel or goddess, comes to Earth and becomes trapped by the sufferings and cruelties of mankind. As in a real dream, symbols rule as settings and characters suddenly shift, revealing inner conflict and making for a visual theatrical feast. A true departure from Strindberg's formerly realist works like "The Father" and "Miss Julie", "A Dream Play" premiered in 1907 and strongly influenced the expressionist and surrealist movements to come.