Commemorating the centenary of the deportations that began the Armenian Genocide, this play is a controversial documentary drama uncovering the forgotten secrets and atrocities of a denied genocide --featuring eye-witness reportage, images, music, poetry from Armenia's greatest poets, and verbatim survivor testimonies from one of the greatest historical injustices of all time.
About the Author
Playwright Neil McPherson is Artistic Director of the Finborough Theatre. An earlier version of I Wish to Die Singing was presented for a sold out short run at the Finborough Theatre in 2005 to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, and received a staged reading at the Centre for Armenian Information and Advice, London, in 2006.
'Powerful...a searing account of the Armenian genocide.' Michael Billington, Guardian
'Vivid and merciless...simple, moving and very powerful.' Aleks Sierz, The Stage