Blue/Orange (Acting Edition) (Paperback)

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Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play.

"...a ferocious comedy [with] brawny characters, not to mention a conflict that justifies some high-powered verbal brutality." --NY Times. "I came out of Joe Penhall's new play in a state of hot, black excitement: emotional, intellectual, moral excitement. How many plays can claim that much?" --Sunday Times (London). "Exuberant...Penhall has the gift of making serious points in a comic manner and of conveying moral indignation without preaching...Stinging satire." --Guardian (London). "Provocative, blackly funny...[and] taut with thought-provoking ambiguity." --Independent (London).

THE STORY: In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be the son of an African dictator--a story that becomes unnervingly plausible. BLUE/ORANGE is an incendiary tale of race, madness and a Darwinian power struggle at the heart of a dying National Health Service.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780822219354
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Publication Date: October 14th, 2003