By Brandon Chua
By Howard Erskine-Hill,Alexander Lindsay
By Bush Moukarzel,Mark O'Halloran,Dead Centre
In 2000 in Leixlip, co. Kildare, an aunt and three sisters boarded themselves into their domestic and entered right into a suicide pact that lasted forty days. We weren’t there. We don’t comprehend what they stated. this isn't their story.
Winner of the Irish instances Theatre Award for most sensible construction (2013), and encouraged through a real-life occasion regarding the suicide pact of 4 girls in a small city open air Dublin, Lippy is a play approximately authorship and the function of the writer.
By Mark Gatiss
A younger soldier arriving from the trenches of the 1st international conflict recalls a love that dares now not converse its identify. virtually 100 years later, a groom-to-be prepares for his homosexual wedding.
Queers celebrates a century of evolving social attitudes and political milestones in British homosexual heritage, as obvious in the course of the eyes of 8 individuals.
Poignant and private, humorous, tragic and riotous, those 8 monologues for female and male performers disguise significant occasions - resembling the Wolfenden document of 1957, the HIV/AIDS trouble, and the controversy over the age of consent - via deeply affecting and private rites-of-passage stories.
Curated through Mark Gatiss, the monologues have been commissioned to mark the anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which decriminalised gay acts in inner most among males over the age of twenty-one. They have been broadcast on BBC 4 in 2017, directed and produced by way of Gatiss, and starring Alan Cumming, Rebecca entrance, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan, Russell Tovey, Gemma Whelan, Ben Whishaw and Fionn Whitehead. They have been staged on the outdated Vic in London.
This quantity includes:
The guy at the Platform through Mark Gatiss
The excellent Gentleman by means of Jackie Clune
Safest Spot in Town by means of Keith Jarrett
Missing Alice through Jon Bradfield
I omit the War through Matthew Baldwin
More Anger by way of Brian Fillis
A Grand Day Out by way of Michael Dennis
Something Borrowed through Gareth McLean
By Francis Beaumont
Francis Beaumont, dramatist within the English Renaissance theatre (1584-1616)
This e-book provides «A spouse for a Month and different Plays», from Francis Beaumont. A dynamic desk of contents allows to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.
Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- A spouse For A Month
- The enthusiasts Progress
- The Pilgrim
- The Captain
- The Prophetess
By Katharine Goodland
By J.B. Priestley
Music at Night centres on a bunch of individuals attending a musicalevening to listen to a brand new paintings. every one act follows a move within the music,which evokes the listeners to react each one of their personal method, lookinginside themselves for his or her precise emotions and occasionally rememberingsignificant moments from their earlier. As usually in Priestley’s paintings, therelations among the sexes play an incredible half, a subject whichrecurs within the different performs. The lengthy Mirror recounts the meetingbetween a composer and a tender lady who turns out to have beentelepathically hooked up to him for a while, and has experiencedmuch of his existence prior to really assembly him. Her wisdom of hispast will help his destiny as an artist and a husband. It used to be in keeping with atrue incident. Ever when you consider that Paradise Priestley defined as ‘A DiscursiveEntertainment, mainly touching on Love and Marriage, in 3 Acts’.Three are made from The Musicians, the Commentators and TheExample, and jointly they illustrate a variety of facets of relationships,accompanied by way of applicable tune on pianos. not one of the playsare really traditional yet are disguised as such. a desirable trio.
By Catie Gill
By Kathryn R. McPherson,Kathryn M. Moncrief
By Brett Wilson