Blackbird

Blackbird

by David Harrower
     
 

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Fifteen years ago, Una and Ray had a relationship. They haven't set eyes on each other since. Now she's found him again.

Blackbird was commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival and premiered at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, in August 2005. The production transferred to the Albery Theatre, London, in February 2006, and went on to open at the

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Overview

Fifteen years ago, Una and Ray had a relationship. They haven't set eyes on each other since. Now she's found him again.

Blackbird was commissioned by the Edinburgh International Festival and premiered at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh, in August 2005. The production transferred to the Albery Theatre, London, in February 2006, and went on to open at the Manhattan Theater Club, New York City, in April 2007.

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“Harrower's drama positively explodes with unresolved, and possibly irresolvable, concerns . . . his brooding ambiguity and his dry, resonating poetry culminate in one of the most daring new plays of recent years.” —Sunday Herald

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780571233199
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Faber and Faber Plays Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
377,118
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

David Harrower's plays include Knives in Hens, Kill the Old, Torture Their Young, Presence, and Dark Earth. Blackbird was shortlisted for the Saltire Society Book of the Year Award and won the 2007 Lawrence Olivier Award for Best New Play.

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