The Insect Play Summary
Josef Čapek

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The Insect Play Summary

Karel and Josef Capek's The Insect Play is one of the pair's best known and well-received collaborations. Also known as The Insect Comedy, The World We Live In, and From Insect Life, the play was published in its original Czech in 1921 as Ze zivota hmyzu- The play was first performed at the National Theatre in Brno, Czechoslovakia, on March 8, 1922 (some sources say February), running for about one hundred nights. The Insect Play made...

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