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...In Deborah Zoe Laufer's End Days, a suburban family is undergoing a spiritual crisis following the September 11th attacks. Sylvia Stein has turned to Christianity to save her disaffected husband Arthur and her rebellious teenage daughter...
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...Taking Flight is a deeply compelling, humorous and truly moving work that brings to the stage a mystical and poignant tale of friendship tested by a tragedy and of the resilience of the human heart. An L.A. Theatre Works performance...
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...Inspired by the released American hostages, Hotel Oubliette is a darkly comedic play that explores what happens when two emotionally disconnected men are chained to a post with an endless amount of time stretching before them. An L...
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...A powerful story of love and sacrifice that The Boston Globe calls an "extraordinary achievement by an emerging playwright." Sonia, a Cuban exiled during Castro's rise to power, is forced to relive her tumultuous childhood when her only son...

The Worst It Can Be Is A Disaster: The Life Story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre

Braham Murray

Braham Murray (b. 1943) is an English theatre director. He is a Founding Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre Company, Manchester. In 1964, his Oxford production of Hang Down Your Head and Die transferred to the West End and Broadway. From the Century Theatre, where he was Artistic Director, he became a Founding Director of the ‘69 Theatre Company; credits include She Stoops to Conquer and Charley’s Aunt (with Tom Courtenay), Mary Rose (with Mia Farrow), Endgame, and the musicals Erb and Catch My Soul, all of which transferred to London. Braham’s recent productions for the Royal Exchange Theatre include The Glass Menagerie, An Ideal Husband, The Importance of Being Earnsest, Anthony and Cleopatra, What Every Woman Knows, and The Triumph of Love. His autobiography The Worst it Can Be is a Disaster was published in 2009. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Methuen Drama, 2007

Short Guides and Biography

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...The Worst It Can Be is a Disaster is the autobiography of Braham Murray, founding director of the Royal Exchange Manchester which in 2006 celebrated its thirtieth anniversary. With a foreword by Sir Tom Courtenay. Born into a Jewish family,...

Christmas Eve  

Translated by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Daniel Kehlmann , Christopher Hampton ~playauthor~Translated by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 2017

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 1, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...It's Christmas Eve, 2017. A philosophy professor is on her way to celebrate with her family when she is hauled out of a taxi and bundled into an interrogation room. Opposite her, the senior officer is cynical, smart and relentless...

Everything Between Us  

Written by

David Ireland

~playauthor~Written by~ David Ireland

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (2), Female (2), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...A searing and darkly funny two-hander for women which looks at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Northern Ireland, written by the playwright of Cyprus Avenue, David Ireland. It is day one of the newly formed...

Borders  

Written by

Henry Naylor

~playauthor~Written by~ Henry Naylor

Nick Hern Books, 2018

Playtext

Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Henry Naylor's play Borders is a two-hander about idealism, personal and professional ethics, how the West interacts with the East, the conflict in Syria, and the migrant crisis. It was first produced as part of the Edinburgh Festival...

Girls

Written by

Theresa Ikoko

~playauthor~Written by~ Theresa Ikoko

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (3), Female (3), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Tisana, Ruhab and Haleema are three teenage girls who have been best friends forever. But when they are kidnapped from their home town, each must find their own way to survive. Girls explores enduring friendship, girlhood and the stories...

Language Rooms  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A dystopian reflection of the vast network of black site/secret prisons established by the Central Intelligence Agency after 9/11 with the aim of confidentially detaining those deemed terrorists and subjecting them to indefinite detention...