We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay! And Other Works: The Collected Plays of Dario Fo, Volume One

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

In the words of his translator, Ron Jenkins: "The Nobel committee's decision to honor Fo as a master of literature is a historic tribute to the theatre, which is still viewed by many as literature's bastard child; it is also the first time that the Nobel for the literary arts has been awarded to an actor. This courageous and controversial choice indirectly expands the modern definition of literature to include the power of the spoken word."

Volume One includes:
We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!
Archangels Don't Play Pinball
About Face

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By Nick (San Francisco, CA) · ★★★★☆ · April 03, 2008
Fo is a wonderfully comic playwright. He has the awesome ability to skewer the government, politics, and practices of an entire body of people, yet somehow keep it intamate. I've seen videos of his performances as well, couldn't imagine any other acting playing his parts. It helps to know what wa... ...more
By Kylie (San Rafael, CA) · ★★★★☆ · September 01, 2013
I have a difficult time reading plays, and this was no exception; but the genius behind the stories is obvious. ...more
By Benni (The United States) · ★★★★★ · October 11, 2010
Absolutely ridiculous and lovable. ...more
By Preet (Singapore) · ★★★★★ · November 26, 2007
hilarious ...more