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...George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Martin Sheen lead an all-star cast in a powerful portrait of an American civil rights struggle, written by Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar) and directed by Rob Reiner (When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men...
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...In 1947, witty, outspoken, irascible Dalton Trumbo - the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Roman Holiday and Spartacus - went to prison for defying the House Committee on Un-American Activities and became one of the framed Hollywood...
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...The acclaimed comedy trio known as Culture Clash spent three months interviewing about 70 Miami residents for this mix of vignettes about urban renewal, crimes, hurricanes and immigration, as well as where to get a plate of arroz con pollo...
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...In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into humiliation and ruin. Drawing from trial documents, newspaper accounts, and writings...
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...The Trial of Alger Hiss, The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. At the height of the cold War, American democracy was challenged by the anti-Communist atmosphere of the McCarthy era. In the Name...
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...Adapted directly from the actual transcripts, Unquestioned Integrity examines the notorious Senate Confirmation hearings when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harassment. An L.A. Theatre...

‘I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip …’

Written by

Julia Samuels

~playauthor~Written by~ Julia Samuels

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 7, Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (33), Female (33), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...What do you know about abortion? What do you think about it? Why can we debate it as an idea, but not talk about it as an experience?With one in three women in the UK having had an abortion I Told My Mum I Was Going on an R.E. Trip . . ....
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...Culture Clash brashly explores the San Diego-Tijuana region through satire and humor. Bordertown is based upon interviews the trio conducted with more than 100 people from both sides of the border and from every walk of life. Interviewees...

Layla's Room

Written by

Sabrina Mahfouz

~playauthor~Written by~ Sabrina Mahfouz

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...For Layla, every day is a battleground. The pay gap, the thigh gap, over-sexed pop and selfies that are photoshopped – they’re just part of the world she lives in. But that world is about to change...

Titanic

Written by

Owen McCafferty

~playauthor~Written by~ Owen McCafferty

Faber and Faber, 2012

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (15), Female (1), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...At 11.40pm on 14 April 1912, the RMS Titanic, on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, struck an iceberg. At 2.20am the following morning, the ship sank. 1,517 people died. In response to the disaster the British...