Miro Gavran, writer

Greta Garbo's Secret

Theme: Flight from reality
Number of characters: 4 (2 male, 2 female)
Number of acts: 2
Setting: living room
Time: 1955
Written in: 2007



Summary:

The heroine of this play is Greta Garbo, the celebrated film actress. The play is set at a time fourteen years after her retirement from the world of film. Greta is now exactly fifty years old and this play speaks of her secret love, because of which she had abandoned screen-acting and which now leads her to entertain the crazy idea to renew this old relationship.

The play premiered in the Autumn of 2008 at the Jan Palarik Theatar in Trnava, Slovakia.

Translated into English, France, Polish, Slovakian and Russian.