Loading
Loading

Results

  • Terrorism
Sort By:  1-10 of 57 (6 pages)
Results per page:
         
Image
...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...
Image
...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...
Image
...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...

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.

Search for publications

Methuen Drama, 2007

Short Guides and Biography

Image
...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)

Image
Summary
...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...

The Events  

Written by

David Greig

~playauthor~Written by~ David Greig

Faber and Faber, 2013

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (2)

Image
Summary
...When Claire, a priest, survives an atrocity she sets out on a quest to answer the most difficult question of all: 'Why?' It's a journey that takes her to the edge of reason, science, politics and faith. David Greig...

Oh My Sweet Land

Written by

Amir Nizar Zuabi

~playauthor~Written by~ Amir Nizar Zuabi

Methuen Drama, 2014

Modern Plays

Playtext

Image
Summary
...They came from Damascus, from Halab, from Banias where the bombs fall day and night and the wounded children look like sleeping angels. Now they live in camps and abandoned buildings in Lebanon or Jordan. Now Syria is just a distant memory,...

Pornography

Written by

Simon Stephens

~playauthor~Written by~ Simon Stephens

Methuen Drama, 2008

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 8

Image
Summary
...One week in July 2005. Live 8. G8. London 2012 Olympic bid. 7/7. Britain feels like the centre of the world. World-changing politics, gigantic charity concerts, the chance to host the Olympics; everything’s happening...

Wall

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Image
Summary
...In two contrasted readings for the stage – Berlin and Wall – David Hare visits a place where a famous wall has come down; then another where a wall is going up. The Israeli/Palestine security fence will one day stretch 486...

Angel  

Written by

Henry Naylor

~playauthor~Written by~ Henry Naylor

Nick Hern Books, 2017

Playtext

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

Image
Summary
...Henry Naylor's Angel is a dramatic monologue for a female performer, inspired by the true story of Rehana, the 'Angel of Kobane', a Kurdish fighter who became a symbol of resistance against Islamic State. The play is part of Henry Naylor...