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7/11

Written by

Kia Corthron

~playauthor~Written by~ Kia Corthron

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...7/11 by Kia Corthron is a short play based on the September 11th attacks...

Life of Araj  

Translated by

Bina Biswas

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Sayantan Gupta

~playauthor~Written by~ Masum Reza , Bina Biswas , Sayantan Gupta ~playauthor~Translated by~ Bina Biswas , Sayantan Gupta

Methuen Drama, 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (32), Female (5), Male (27), Unassigned (0)

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...Based on the life of Araj Ali Matubbar, a self-taught native philosopher. The play begins with the Sutradhar (Narrator) introducing Araj to the audience as one who, full of questions, always looks for reasons rather than comfort...

Dead and Breathing

Written by

Chisa Hutchinson

~playauthor~Written by~ Chisa Hutchinson

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

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

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...Cranky old Carolyn Whitlock has been in hospice far too long and just wants to die already. But she'll have to work harder than she ever has in her privileged life to convince her oversharing and very Christian nurse to help her end it....

At the Sound of Marching Feet  

Translated by

Syed Shamsul Haq

~playauthor~Written by~ Syed Shamsul Haq , Syed Shamsul Haq ~playauthor~Translated by~ Syed Shamsul Haq

Methuen Drama, 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (1)

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...This verse drama revisits the brutal genocide and rampant rapes carried out by the Pakistani forces during Bangladesh’s War of Liberation. The play begins in the courtyard of the Headman of a district, with villagers forming the Chorus...

I Want to Fly

Written by

Thembelihle Moyo

~playauthor~Written by~ Thembelihle Moyo

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (9), Female (6), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...I Want To Fly by Thembelihle Moyo (Zimbabwe) tells the story of an African girl who wants to be a pilot. It looks at how patriarchal society shapes the thinking of men regarding lobola (bride price), how women endure abusive men...

Memoirs of a Forgotten Man

Written by

D.W. Gregory

~playauthor~Written by~ D.W. Gregory

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (4), Unassigned (1)

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...A Soviet journalist with the gift of total recall. A psychologist seeking to rehabilitate herself. A government censor with a secret past. Over two decades their fates become entwined as victims and collaborators in Stalin's campaign...

Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them

Written by

Christopher Durang

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Durang

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (6), Female (2), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A young woman is in crisis: Is her new husband, whom she married when drunk, a terrorist? Or just crazy? Or both? Is her father's hobby of butterfly collecting really a cover for his involvement in a shadow government? Does her mother go...

Silent Voices  

Written by

Adong Judith

~playauthor~Written by~ Adong Judith

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 11, Scenes: 29, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Silent Voices by Adong Judith (Uganda) is a one-act play based on interviews with people involved in the LRA and the effects of the civil war in Uganda. It critiques this, and by implication, other truth commissions...

The Al-Hamlet Summit  

Edited by

Graham Holderness

~playauthor~Written by~ Sulayman Al Bassam , Graham Holderness ~playauthor~Edited by~ Graham Holderness

Methuen Drama, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (9), Female (2), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...The Al-Hamlet Summit sees the familiar characters of Hamlet reborn as delegates placed in a conference room in an unnamed modern Arab state on the brink of war...

Back of the Throat  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

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

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...Described by the author as "a paranoid thought game", born of the insecurity he felt as an Arab/Muslim American in the months following the 9/11 attacks. It follows a young Arab-American (Khaled) as he is questioned and confined by two...