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Dying For It

Written by

Moira Buffini

and

Nikolai Erdman

From an original work by

Nikolai Erdman

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini , Nikolai Erdman ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Nikolai Erdman

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (13), Female (4), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Hallway-dwelling Semyon is unemployed and disheartened with life. When his last hope at turning his life around disappears he decides to commit suicide, only to find that a number of people would like him to die on their behalf...

Silence

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 27, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...A typical end of the millennium story involving cross dressing, hallucinogenic drugs, confused sexuality, alternative religions and apocalyptic dreams… end of the first millennium, that is. A not-so-pure Maiden is sent...

A Vampire Story  

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (17), Female (10), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Two young women try to settle in a small British town. As the younger of the two begins to tell her story in class, a strange and ambiguous past is revealed. A Vampire Story was written...

Loveplay

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (31), Female (16), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Moira Buffini romps through the centuries from the Romans to the present day, charting the changing fortunes of place, time and people at 29 Trick Street. Buffini brings her usual lightness of touch to this incisive, funny and sharply...

Blavatsky's Tower

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (5), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...On the twenty-fifth floor of a monstrous tower block Hector Blavatsky – visionary, architect and patriarch – dominates his family with godlike authority. Fearful of being tainted by the rest of humanity below, the Blavatsky's are in full...

Dinner

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...It's my creation – like Frankenstein's monster. An artist, a scientist and a sexpot are coming to dinner. Paige, hostess extraordinaire, is celebrating the publication of her husband's bestseller...

Marianne Dreams

From an original work by

Catherine Storr

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini , Catherine Storr ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Catherine Storr

Faber and Faber, 2007

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 28, Roles: Total (5), Female (3), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...On her tenth birthday, Marianne is forced to bed with a fever. Picking up a pencil she starts to draw a house. That night she dreams. As Marianne sleeps, she finds herself transported to the house she has drawn...

Gabriel

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2006

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...The drama is set around a largely forgotten moment in British history – the German occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II. A naked young man washes up on a Guernsey beach. Unnervingly handsome, he's fluent in both German...

wonder.land  

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (20), Female (9), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Aly is struggling with all the pressures of being a teenager: family, school, friends and her own insecurities. Then she discovers wonder.land – a mysterious online world where, perhaps, she can create a whole new life. The web becomes her...

Welcome to Thebes

Written by

Moira Buffini

~playauthor~Written by~ Moira Buffini

Faber and Faber, 2010

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (26), Female (15), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...He put this gun into my hand and made me human once again. Faced with an impoverished population, a shattered infrastructure and a volatile army, the first democratic president of Thebes, Eurydice...