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'The first collection by a seminal contemporary gay playwright. BENT (1979): ''A heroic myth ... It has the laughter which Yeats asserted lay at the heart of tragedy'' (Listener) ''It is ... a play of importance, power and pathos which should concern us all.'' (Guardian) The play follows the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. It received a Tony nomination for Best Play and won The Dramatists'' Guild Hull-Warriner Award. CRACKS (1973): a comedy set in the gay scene in California of the 70s where an assassin is on the loose. MESSIAH (1982) is a moving drama about the life of a small Jewish community in the 17th century.. ROSE (1999): Rose is a survivor of the Warsaw ghettos. She arrives on the boardwalks of Atlantic City, the Arizona canyons and salsa-flavoured nights in Miami beach. The play is sharply drawn reminder of some of the events that shaped the century.'
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ISBN: 9780413773746 ISBN-10: 0413773744 Series: Contemporary Dramatists Audience:
Number Of Pages: 268 Published: 1st August 2006 Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8
Weight (kg): 0.28
Edition Number: 1