Bob Mondello

The psychological detective story in “Equus” made Peter Shaffer’s name as a playwright. But it was his next play, “Amadeus,” that cemented his reputation, largely because of the movie version. Another battle of wills, it was the story of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart seen through the eyes of lesser composer Antonio Salieri.

“The psychological detective story in “Equus” made Peter Shaffer’s name as a playwright. But it was his next play, “Amadeus,” that cemented his reputation, largely … Read More