Frozen

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One evening ten-year-old Rhona goes missing. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American academic, comes to England to research a thesis: "Serial Killing—A Forgivable Act?" Then there's Ralph, a loner who's looking for some distraction. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey which finally curves upward into the light. Angry, humane and compassionate, FROZEN is an extraordinary play that entwines the lives of a murderer, the mother of ...
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Overview

One evening ten-year-old Rhona goes missing. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American academic, comes to England to research a thesis: "Serial Killing—A Forgivable Act?" Then there's Ralph, a loner who's looking for some distraction. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey which finally curves upward into the light. Angry, humane and compassionate, FROZEN is an extraordinary play that entwines the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims and his psychologist to explore our capacity for forgiveness, remorse and change after an act that would seem to rule them out entirely.
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Editorial Reviews

Independent (London)
Consistently surprising and even bravely comic...The almost thriller-like promise of the play's climactic confrontation is like a time-bomb ticking in the back of your head.
Observer (London)
...[a] fine play...so concentrated and unflinching that at times it takes your breath away.
The Guardian (London)
...[a] big, brave, compassionate play about grief, revenge, forgiveness and bearing the unbearable.
The Times (London)
A major play...thrilling, humane and timely.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822219453
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Pages: 84
  • Sales rank: 658,983
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2006

    Dramatically Tragic

    This play was a wonderful and quick read. It was tragic but heartfelt. I recommend anyone who enjoys a dramatic and tragic play, read this script. It was a phenominal piece. I've used it for my Dramtic Interpratation for my High sChool Forensics Team.

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