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Three Sisters

Written by

Anton Chekhov

and

Inua Ellams

Adapted by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Anton Chekhov , Inua Ellams ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2019

Oberon Modern Plays

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Acts: 4

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Summary
...Chekhov's iconic characters are relocated to Nigeria in this bold new adaptation. Owerri, 1967, on the brink of the Biafran Civil War. Lolo, Nne Chukwu and Udo are grieving the loss of their father. Months before...

The Little Prince

Adapted by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry , Inua Ellams ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2020

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (16), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (10)

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...Broken down in the Sahara Desert, a pilot meets an extraordinary Little Prince, travelling across time and space to bring peace to his warring planet. Inua Ellams' magical retelling of the much loved story by Antoine de...

Knight Watch

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2012

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 4

4

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Summary
... sizzling poetry award-winning spoken word artist, Inua Ellams, conjures the violence of a city not unlike London and imagines a more beautiful world beyond it....

The Spalding Suite

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2018

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 25, Roles: Total (5), Female (0), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...When we were young, we worshipped stars, gleaming long-limbed godsframed in the act of impossible flight. For a time we tried to follow, to carve out our own piece of sky with a butter-smooth...

Cape

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2013

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

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

2

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...It’s a simple idea, really. 1. Wear a uniform 2. Protect who you love, what you care about 3. Let nothing get in your way Someone mugged Bruce’s mum and he is not having it. The shock is still...

Barber Shop Chronicles

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...Barber Shop Chronicles is a generously funny, heart-warming and insightful new play set in five African cities, Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra, and in London. Inspired in part by the story of a Leeds barber...

Black T-Shirt Collection

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2012

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 10

4

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Summary
... denominator like a pair of blue jeans or a pair of Converse All Stars. From Fringe First winner Inua Ellams, comes a new story about two foster brothers building a global t-shirt brand. On their journey from a market in Nigeria to a sweatshop...

Untitled

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2010

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 6

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...To name something is to call it into life, to determine its future. If we let our children name themselves, will they author their own destinies? Will the nameless ones be free? Untitled is a magical realist story...

The 14th Tale

Written by

Inua Ellams

~playauthor~Written by~ Inua Ellams

Oberon Books, 2009

Oberon Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 5

4

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Summary
... is a beautiful mellifluous narrative that tells the hilarious exploits of a natural born mischief, growing from the clay streets of Nigeria to rooftops in Dublin and finally to London by award-winning writer and performer Inua Ellams....
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... RimiAbdul SalisDavid WebberAnthony Welsh CREATIVE TEAMDirector: Bijan SheibaniWriter: Inua EllamsSet and Costume Designer: Rae SmithLighting Designer: Jack KnowlesMovement Director: Aline DavidSound Designer: Gareth FryMusic Director: Michael HenryFight Director: Kev McCurdy...