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Absolutely! (Perhaps)

Translated by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Luigi Pirandello , Martin Sherman ~playauthor~Translated by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2003

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (14), Female (7), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Absolutely! (Perhaps) is a sparkling comedy on the elusive nature of reality, in which truth is negotiable and identity is performed. It is an adaptation of Luigi Pirandello’s first play Così è (Se Vi Pare), and opened at the Wyndham...

Rose

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...Martin Sherman’s monologue play is a sharply detailed portrait of an elderly Jewish woman, the Rose of the title, remembering an extraordinary life, and providing an affecting reminder of some of the events that shaped the twentieth...

Cracks

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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... dance routine involving covering his body in paint. His death brings the party mostly to an end, though some of the guests seem to consider sex, drugs and intimate plastercasts the best way to deal with their grief. Sherman creates...

Messiah

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...Through the story of a seventeenth-century Sephardic Rabbi widely greeted as the Messiah, Martin Sherman examines religious fanaticism and obsessive orthodoxy through the eyes of the intelligent, analytical Rachel....

Onassis

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2010

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (11), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (1)

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...Onassis is based on the life of the wealthy shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, an explosive account of how those in positions of enormous power and wealth often live lives detached from the realities and moralities of everyday existence...

Aristo

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2008

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Aristo, based on the life of the wealthy shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, is an explosive account of how those in positions of enormous power and wealth often live lives detached from the realities and moralities of everyday existence...

Bent

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2003

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (15), Female (0), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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...Martin Sherman’s most famous play, Bent is a shattering tragedy about the treatment of homosexual men under the Nazi regime; its raw, harrowing depiction of extreme persecution and punishment lifted briefly by human connection has become...

Gently Down the Stream  

Written by

Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2017

Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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... fling grows into one of the most surprising and defining relationships of his life. A remarkably moving, brilliantly funny love story, Gently Down the Stream is the latest play from acclaimed playwright Martin Sherman...

A Passage to India

Written by

E.M. Forster

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Martin Sherman

~playauthor~Written by~ E.M. Forster , Martin Sherman

Methuen Drama, 2002

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (15), Female (5), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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... ignorance that existed in British India. Forster’s classic novel of disconnection and prejudice in 1920s India, adapted by Martin Sherman, is a highly theatrical, humorous and faithful version for the stage....