By Nell Leyshon
Nell Leyshon’s new play is an anarchic story of insanity and sanity, authority and incarceration and the arbitrary strains that separate them.
Full of violence, romance and reverie, Bedlam made background in September 2010 whilst it grew to become the 1st ever construction via a feminine author to be staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Read or Download Bedlam (Oberon Modern Plays) PDF
Similar british & irish drama & plays books
Set within the infamous 18th Century lunatic asylum that offers the play its identify, Bedlam is the tale of ways a merciless and weird establishment begins to disintegrate, after the coming of an unassuming kingdom lady. Nell Leyshon’s new play is an anarchic story of insanity and sanity, authority and incarceration and the arbitrary traces that separate them.
Conrad and Gabriel are enthusiasts but if Alma arrives to have a tendency the ailing Gabriel, their lives are unpicked and remade. Frank McGuinness's strong, sophisticated and humorous play explores the territory the place limitations of affection, devotion and hate coalesce. Gates of Gold premiered on the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in 2002.
Father Patrick is newly appointed to a parish in Dublin, and he has to be on my own. yet of his parishioners produce other rules. Noleen, a blind widow who understands greater than she shall we on, desires him to listen to her confession. Jacinta, an single mom and up to date convert to Islam, wishes facts that she has left the church.
She used to be the main well-known celebrity on this planet, recognized for all of the flawed purposes: her picture, her intercourse charm, her frailties and failings; for her amorous affairs, her lateness on set and her drug dependency. for many years the feeling surrounding her dying has eclipsed the feeling of her lifestyles. yet not anyone is aware what occasions led as much as that fateful evening in August 1962 while Marilyn was once simply 36 years outdated.
- The Performance of Nationalism (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)
- King David, Man of Blood (Oberon Modern Plays)
- After Dickens: Reading, Adaptation and Performance (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)
- Theatricality and Narrative in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland (Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama)
- Islamic Intrigue At The University
Extra resources for Bedlam (Oberon Modern Plays)