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Downstage, during a performance of Royal Hunt of The Sun, actors kneel on the stage and interact in the footlights.  Written by Peter Shaffer,  it reveals Pizarro's internal torture after captureing the Peruvian Inca god-chief Atahualpa.  Shaffer also wrote Amadeus which won a Tony Award. for Best Play.  Royal Hunt of the Sun and Amadeus were both turned into films. His Equus also won a Tony for Best Play. And his Five Finger Exercise won the Drama Critics Award.


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