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Anna Karenina

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2016

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 63, Roles: Total (32), Female (11), Male (21), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Russia is changing. Rules have been broken. Chaos is looming. Families are falling apart. Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina is an examination of a country in the midst of extraordinary change. Through the impact of one woman’s decision, it looks...

Ariel

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (9), Female (4), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Fermoy Fitzgerald, a Irish midlands politician, haunted by the ghosts of the past and enthralled by dreams of the future, will sacrifice everything in pursuit of power – even the lives of his wife and family. On the day of his daughter...

By the Bog of Cats

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (14), Female (7), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Set in the mysterious landscape of the bogs of rural Ireland, Carr's lyrical and timeless play tells the story of Hester Swane, an Irish traveller with a deep and unearthly connection to her land. Tormented by the memory of a mother who...

The Cordelia Dream

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...Haunted by her dream of Cordelia and Lear, a woman confronts an elderly man, her lifelong antagonist and rival. During their passionate altercation he dismisses her success as a composer and demands she make the ultimate sacrifice: for him...

Woman and Scarecrow

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...A woman – gaunt and ill, haggard after giving birth eight times – faces death. What was life? What was love? What else could have been? Full of mordant, bitter humour, this is a passionate threnody from one of Ireland's leading playwrights....

Sixteen Possible Glimpses  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (17), Female (4), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...Sixteen Possible Glimpses imagines sixteen fleeting moments in Anton Chekhov’s short life and work. The play was first performed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in September 2011...

Hecuba

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Hecuba was written in reaction to the bad press this Trojan queen receives, and reimagines how she may have suffered and reacted. The play was premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan Theatre...

Marble

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A premonition of impending disaster precedes a collision between the conscious and subconscious lives of two married couples. Hidden fantasies and passions conflict with the calls of friendship and fidelity. The characters' everyday...

The Map of Argentina  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (12), Female (5), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...The Map of Argentina offers a meditation on love and what happens when it is denied, or pursued and hunted down...

Phaedra Backwards  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (14), Female (8), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Phaedra Backwards retells the Phaedra myth to discover what shaped her. The play was first performed at the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, Princeton, in October 2011...