Description - Incomplete and Random Acts of Kindness by David Eldridge
Publication of brand new play by Royal Court author to tie in with world stage premiere Joey has lost his mother and suffers from attention deficit disorder. He takes on the mentoring of a young black boy Trevor, who sings beautifully but is regularly bullied. Joey himself relives a fantasy of Marvin Gaye and the battle he fought with his Dad over his mother - meanwhile Joey's stepmother tries to keep him in check, and his Dad wants to build fences with him. But when Trevor gets killed, his mother is looking for answers and wants to talk to Joey to find out who killed her son. Incomplete and Random Acts of Kindness moves between dream story and real lives to tell an intricate, complex story of a young man dealing with the break up of his family and the legacy of race responsibility.
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(198mm x 129mm x 7mm)
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Author Biography - David Eldridge
David Eldridge's plays include Falling (Hampstead), Thanks Mum (BAC/Red Room), Summer Begins (Donmar Warehouse/National Theatre), Dirty (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Cabbage for Tea Tea Tea (perform ed by Channel 4). He also wrote Under the Blue Sky for the Royal Court (2000). Eldridge has also wri tten Serving it up; A week with Tony; Under the Blue Sky; Festen; M.A.D.