The Royal Hunt of the Sun

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The Royal Hunt of the Sun is a 1964 play by Peter Shaffer that is about the connection of two worlds entering in a conflict by connecting them to two characters: Atahuallpa Inca and Francisco Pizarro.[1]

The Royal Hunt of the Sun was first presented at the Chichester Festival by the National Theatre and subsequently at the Old Vic in July 1964. It was directed by John Dexter and designed by Michael Annals with music composed by Marc Wilkinson and movement by Claude Chagrin.[2]

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  1. Covell, Roger (17 March 1966). "Play of pageantry in a bulging city". The Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney, NSW, Australia. p. 15. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  2. Leask, Margaret (2012). "'Tasker, John Howard (1933–1988)'". Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 18. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 13 May 2019.