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Tartuffe, the Imposter

Written by

John Donnelly

and

Moliere

Adapted by

John Donnelly

From an original work by

Moliere

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly , Moliere ~playauthor~Adapted by~ John Donnelly ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Moliere

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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... he appears. John Donnelly's ferocious version of Molière's comic masterpiece looks at the lengths we go to find meaning - and what happens when we find chaos instead. Tartuffe, the Imposter opened at the National Theatre, London, in February 2019....

The 1920s, Part I: Hot Times and Great Talents (1920–29)

John Kenrick

John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. This New York native pulls back the curtain and introduces audiences and students to the fascinating people behind show business legends. Every month, his website Musicals101.com introduces thousands of visitors to the history of stage and screen musicals. He has appeared on PBS, Biography, BBC TV and radio, National Public Radio and the Travel Channel. John currently teaches at the New School University and New York University’s Steinhardt School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Musical Theatre : A History

A Giniger Book published in association with Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017

Books

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... a second look!” Director John Murray Anderson gave the production a smooth flow. The hit ballad “Here in My Arms” helped the show overcome initially sluggish ticket sales to become a profitable success. The Girl Friend (1926, 301...

Songs of Grace and Redemption

Written by

John Donnelly

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...- I had a dream where every time I ever did anything or went anywhere or said anything, people would say: 'Someone else just did that, you're just copying them aren't you?' Turns out I never had a single original thought my whole life. How...

The Knowledge

Written by

John Donnelly

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly

Faber and Faber, 2011

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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... to sleep with the Head of Science. And she doesn't want to teach a group of kids how to do life. Because that's something Zoe's not sure she even knows how to do herself. Examining what happens when a young teacher goes off the rails in a failing school, The Knowledge by John Donnelly premiered at the Bush Theatre, London, in January 2011....

Bone

Written by

John Donnelly

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Three people. Stephen wants his ex to realise he's got what it takes. Helen wants her dead husband back. Jamie wants a girl to see him off to war. Three lives stripped bare in a modern world. Bone...

The Pass

Written by

John Donnelly

~playauthor~Written by~ John Donnelly

Faber and Faber, 2014

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (7), Female (0), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...In a high-end hotel room, rising football stars Jason and Ade are living the dream. Goals, girls and glory. Tomorrow they make their first-team debut. But the game starts before you've even walked out the tunnel. Twelve...