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Mad Forest
By Caryl Churchill

Mad Forest

A Play from Romania

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Mad Forest by Caryl Churchill

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"Bristles with the intelligence and insight of a major writer." -"Financial Times" "Brilliantly ... evoke[s] the mood of a country through snapshot images." -"Guardian" "An act of moral commitment as well as theatrical virtuosity." -"London Sunday Times" "Mad Forest" explores the reactions of ordinary people to confused events, focusing in particular on two families. What emerges is the dreadful damage done to people's lives by repression and the painful difficulties of lasting change. Caryl Churchill's play about the Romanian revolution was written after she, the director and a group of students from London's Central School of Speech and Drama went to Romania to work with acting students there. The play was first performed in 1990, only three months after their return. Caryl Churchill has written for the stage, television and radio. A renowned and prolific playwright, her plays include" Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Far Away, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, Bliss, Love and Information, Mad Forest" and "A Number." In 2002, she received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award and 2010, she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781559361149
ISBN-10: 155936114X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 130mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Theatre Communications Group
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1996
Country of Publication: Canada

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Three old friends and a neighbour. A summer of afternoons in the back yard. Tea and catastrophe. Escaped Alone premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2016, in a production directed by James Macdonald.

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Author Biography - Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill (1938-) is probably the most respected woman dramatist in the English-speaking world. She is the author of some twenty plays including Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Serious Money, The Skriker, Blue Heart, Far Away and A Number, seen and admired all over the world. CARYL CHURCHILL's plays include "Cloud Nine" (revived in 2007 to huge acclaim at the Almeida, London), "Top Girls," "Serious Money," "The Skriker," "Blue Heart," "Far Away" and "A Number." Most are published by NHB.

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