Get Girls (Modern Plays) PDF

By Theresa Ikoko

ISBN-10: 1350005096

ISBN-13: 9781350005099

Why is all people so bloody captivated with hashtags? What on the earth do you need to do with a hashtag? are you able to use it to shoot your manner out of here?

Tisana, Ruhab and Haleema are 3 common teenage women who've been most sensible neighbors perpetually. but if they're abducted from their native land, each one needs to locate their very own technique to live to tell the tale.

Girls explores enduring friendship, girlhood and the tales in the back of the headlines that quick develop into yesterday's news.

Theresa Ikoko's humorous and fiercely passionate play is a Verity Bargate Award finalist and winner of the Alfred Fagon Award (2015) and George Devine Award (2016). Girls received its international ideal at HighTide Theatre competition 2016 on eight September 2016 in a construction by means of HighTide, Soho Theatre and Talawa.

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Download e-book for iPad: Interpreting Synge: Essays from the Synge Summer School, by Nicolas Grene

By Nicolas Grene

ISBN-10: 1901866475

ISBN-13: 9781901866476

John Millington Synge, arguable in his personal time and lengthy verified as a big determine of worldwide theatre, has still suffered relative severe forget. the place his nice contemporaries Yeats and Joyce and his impressive successor Beckett have attracted entire industries of scholarly cognizance, Synge, because of his brief existence and constrained output, has been relegated to the unconsidered classification of adlescent vintage. This quantity of essays, coming up from lectures given on the Synge summer time university through the most exotic writers and students of Irish literature, units concerning the worthwhile job of examining Synge: his relation to cultural and theatrical contexts; the importance of his performs; the exact caliber of his language and the thematic matrices of his paintings. 4 unique poems, specifically commissioned for the e-book, offer an innovative counterpoint to the serious interpretation of the essays. CONTENTS creation Nicholas Grene, 'On the margins: Synge and Wicklow' R.F. Foster, 'Good behaviour: Yeats, Synge and Anglo-Irish etiquette' Frank Mc Guinness, 'John Millington Synge and the King of Norway' Angela Bourke, 'Keening as theatre' Tom Paulin, 'Riders to the ocean: a revisionist tragedy' Antoinette Quinn, 'Staging the Irish peasant girl: Maud Gonne v. Synge' Christopher Morash, 'All playboys now: the viewers and the insurrection' Martin Hilsky, 'Re-imagining Synge's language: the Czech adventure' Declan Kiberd, 'The making and unmaking of delusion: Synge as anthropologist' Anthony Roche, 'Synge: the girl and the tramp' Ann Saddlemyer, 'Synge's soundscape' With poems through Seamus Heaney, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill (after Synge), Gerald Dawe and Brendan Kennelly.

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Read e-book online Anger and After (Routledge Revivals): A Guide to the New PDF

By John Russell Taylor

ISBN-10: 0415727936

ISBN-13: 9780415727938

ISBN-10: 0415727944

ISBN-13: 9780415727945

When it was once first released in 1962, Anger and After used to be the 1st finished examine of the dramatic stream which begun in 1956 with the staging of John Osborne’s Look again in Anger and has on account that introduced ahead such dramatists as Brendan Behan, Harold Pinter, N. F. Simpson, John Arden and Arnold Wesker. completely revised in 1969, this booklet is still vital interpreting for theatre scholars short of a finished and authoritative advisor to post-Osborne drama in Britain.

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Download PDF by John Barton,Oliver Soden,Trevor Nunn,Paul Cartledge: Tantalus: The Greek Epic Cycle Retold in Ten Plays (Oberon

By John Barton,Oliver Soden,Trevor Nunn,Paul Cartledge

ISBN-10: 1783190280

ISBN-13: 9781783190287

who's to Blame?
What is the Truth?
Could or not it's Otherwise?
When theatre all started, and a part millennia in the past in historical Greece, it drew from a good of even older myths, the Epic Cycle. those myths have been Europe’s first account of the tragedy and comedy of the human company. tales and characters from the start of our mind's eye encouraged John Barton to write down the good cycle of human existence, Tantalus, an epic theatre delusion for the fashionable age. Its topic is the Trojan warfare, a campaign which turned a disaster. Helen of Troy – was once she rather the reason for this ten-year conflict? Agamemnon’s pain – did he need to sacrifice his daughter? Clytemnestra – used to be her murderous revenge justified? A wood horse – how might it break a good urban? Heroes humbled, little ones harm, father and mother bereaved, complete countries shaken and rebuilt: all go through this kaleidoscope of human destiny. This re-creation of Tantalus is the end result of a lifetime’s paintings and entirely encompasses John Barton’s visions and revisions.

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New PDF release: Prologues and Epilogues of Restoration Theater: Gender and

By Diana Solomon

ISBN-10: 1611494222

ISBN-13: 9781611494228

ISBN-10: 1611495768

ISBN-13: 9781611495768

"Often perceived as basically formulaic or historic files, dramatic
prologues and epilogues - avid gamers' comedian, poetic bids for the audience's
reliable opinion - turned crucial elements of recovery theater, appearing
in over ninety percentage of played and revealed performs among 1660 and
1714. Their recognition coincided with the increase of the English actress,
and Prologues and Epilogues of recovery Theater unites those elements
within the first book-length examine at the topic. It unearths that these
paratexts supplied the 1st sanctioned area for actesses in Britain to
voice rules in public, speak without delay with different ladies, and
perform comedy - arguably the main strong form of speech, and one that
enabled interrogation of misogynist social practices. This book
provides a taxonomy of prologues and epilogues with a corresponding
appendix, and demonstrates via case reviews of Anne Bracegirdle and
Anne Oldfield how the examine of prologues and epiliogues enriches
Restoration theater scholarship."

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Download e-book for kindle: Just the Ticket by Peter Quilter

By Peter Quilter

Susan, an eccentric sixty-year-old, makes a decision to have a good time her birthday via repeating a trip to Australia she made with a bunch of buddies whilst she used to be 20. This time, she’s vacationing on my own — wearing an identical hopes and goals, yet with forty years of additional luggage! without end chatty, accident-prone and sometimes taking a look like she’s been dragged via a hedge backwards, Susan is certainly vibrant. Her wit, allure, chaos and trace of disappointment have given her a distinct outlook on lifestyles — and make her an unforgettable personality. Romance slowly yet awkwardly blossoms as she reunites with invoice, the bartender on the resort, an unforeseen flip of occasions that motives Susan to mirror on lifestyles, love, loneliness, friendship and the rigors and joys of getting old. simply the price tag is a poignant 90-minute trip via Susan’s hilarious life.

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Read e-book online The Kingdom (Oberon Modern Plays) PDF

By Colin Teevan

ISBN-10: 1849434875

ISBN-13: 9781849434874

3 Irishmen. Digging. Telling stories to place down the day. yet as they dig down, long-buried secrets and techniques start to emerge and the tale they inform is as darkish because the earth itself. it's a story packed with wealthy and outstanding characters. the dominion vividly captures lifestyles as an Irish navvy within the final century – a time of immigration, violence, intercourse, triumph and, finally, tragedy. Rooted within the dramas of historical Greece, The Kingdom is Colin Teevan’s haunting and lyrical new play.

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Download e-book for iPad: Ben Jonson's Walk to Scotland: An Annotated Edition of the by James Loxley,Anna Groundwater,Julie Sanders

By James Loxley,Anna Groundwater,Julie Sanders

ISBN-10: 1107003334

ISBN-13: 9781107003330

ISBN-10: 1108438784

ISBN-13: 9781108438780

on the middle of this e-book is a formerly unpublished account of Ben Jonson's celebrated stroll from London to Edinburgh in the summertime of 1618. This designated firsthand narrative presents us with an perception into the place Jonson went, whom he met, and what he did at the approach. James Loxley, Anna Groundwater and Julie Sanders current a transparent, readable and completely annotated version of the textual content. An advent and a chain of contextual essays shed additional gentle on issues together with the facts of provenance and authorship, Jonson's contacts all through Britain, his superstar prestige, and the relationships among his 'foot voyage' and different well-known trips of the time. The essays additionally remove darkness from wider matters reminiscent of early sleek shuttle and political and cultural kinfolk among England and Scotland. it really is a useful quantity for students and upper-level scholars of Ben Jonson reviews, early glossy literature, seventeenth-century social background, and cultural geography.

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New PDF release: Conor McPherson Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays)

By Conor McPherson

ISBN-10: 1848422210

ISBN-13: 9781848422216

Four performs from the writer of The Weir, with a foreword by means of the author.

The performs during this quantity - 3 monologues and a three-hander - have been all written whereas Conor McPherson used to be in his twenties.

This Lime Tree Bower
A poignant and gripping story instructed via 3 interlinking monologues. Winner of a Thames television Award, a Guinness/National Theatre Ingenuity Award and the Meyer Whitworth Award.

St Nicholas
An eccentric, teasing yarn regarding a cynical and jaded drama critic falling for a gorgeous younger actress.

Rum and Vodka
A younger Irishman with a drink challenge tells of 3 momentous days in his existence while his drab nine-to-five life is obliterated in an escapist binge which threatens to engulf him.

The solid Thief
A 45-minute monologue following the misfortunes of a petty felony whose sense of right and wrong beats him up while he turns into focused on a bungled kidnap. Winner of the Stewart Parker Award.

Revised version with new Foreword through the author.

'the best playwright of his new release' - New York Times

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