The Assassination of the Marquis de Sade: A one-act play

ABOUT Marius Benta

Marius Benta
Romanian writer and journalist. Wrote short stories, stage plays and short screenplays in both Romanian and English. Studied Sociology in Cluj (Romania) and Cork (Ireland). Worked for many years in radio and TV as news editor and presenter.



This play invites the audience to a meditation on the meanings of such binary oppositions as love/hatred, domination/submission, pleasure/pain, or life/death. 

"The Assassination of the Marquis de Sade" was staged by director Oliver László in Cluj city at National Theatre's Euphorion Studio, and was presented for the first time on 22nd May, 2010. Total runtime was 80 minutes.