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...A dark comedy filled with extraordinary wit and insight, in which playwright Tom Szentgyorgyi explores how we deal with change and loss. Bob meets, falls in love, and plans a wedding with Paula - who then disappears, sending back cryptic...
...A searing drama in which a white South African journalist agrees to assist a young African-Canadian woman on a dangerous journey to locate her missing friend in South Africa. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Akuyoe...
...In this contemporary murder mystery, set within the confines of a convent, Agnes is a devout, innocent young nun accused of infanticide. As a psychiatrist, herself a lapsed Catholic, and the Mother Superior struggle over Agnes' fate...
...Oscar-winning and Tony-nominated writer and director Eric Simonson explores the most famous archeological hoax in history. Alternating between 1914 and 1953, journalists and scientists set out to uncover who planted the Piltdown Man skull...
...Set in 1938 Brooklyn, this gripping psychological mystery begins when attractive, level-headed Sylvia Gellburg suddenly loses her ability to walk. The only clue lies in Sylvia’s obsession with news accounts from Germany. Though safe...
...This Greek tragedy tells the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes and husband of Jocasta. When the discovery is made that he is the son of the same Jocasta and of the previous king Laius (whom he has unwittingly murdered), Oedipus blinds...
...Head in the clouds, Sara McKeon lives in the rarefied world of library work and poetry readings. She seems completely unsuited to investigating the sudden brutal murder of her lover. A haunting mystery infused with humor, poetry, and urban...
...A group of old friends find themselves at Harlem’s Ortiz Funeral Home to mourn the death of a beloved nun from their childhood. As they bounce off of each other with old hurts and the harsh realities of grown-up life, a murder mystery (and...

The Indian Boy

Written by

Rona Munro

~playauthor~Written by~ Rona Munro

Nick Hern Books, 2006


Acts: 2, Roles: Total (8), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

...Rona Munro's The Indian Boy is a play about the discovery of a ‘wild child’ in a forest and society’s attempts to understand and control him. It was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, with the brief that it should be loosely...

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Jacqueline Bolton

Jacqueline Bolton is Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at the University of Lincoln, UK. Her research interests include dramaturgy, new writing and British fringe theatre of the 1970s and 1980s. She has written for the journal Studies in Theatre and Performance, is the editor of the Methuen Drama Student Edition of Pornography by Simon Stephens, and author of ‘Joint Stock’ in British Theatre Companies: 1980–1994, edited by Graham Saunders (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

Short Guides and Biography

...Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach...