Actually (Oberon Modern Plays) (Paperback)

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At a raucous party during their freshman year at Princeton, Tom and Amber connect in ways that seem innocent enough at first. But as things progress, they find themselves in murky territory, with ramifications that could affect the rest of their lives. What actually happened between them?

About the Author

Anna Ziegler’s play PHOTOGRAPH 51, produced on the West End starring Nicole Kidman and directed by Michael Grandage, won London’s 2016 WhatsOnStage award for Best New Play. It has been produced around the world, most recently in Hamburg, Rome, and Stockholm. Her new play ACTUALLY, was produced in 2017 at The Geffen Playhouse (where it was nominated for six Ovation Awards, including Best Production and Best Play), The Williamstown Theatre Festival and The Manhattan Theatre Club. THE LAST MATCH, which played the Roundabout Theatre in 2017, premiered at The Old Globe Theatre and was nominated for the 2016 San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Outstanding New Play award. BOY, which premiered off-Broadway in a Keen Company/Ensemble Studio Theatre co-production, was nominated for the 2016 Outer Critics Circle John Gassner Award, and will be produced at TimeLine Theatre in Chicago in 2018. THE WANDERERS, commissioned by The Old Globe Theatre, will premiere there in 2018. A DELICATE SHIP was produced at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park and The Playwrights Realm and was a New York Times and Time Out Critic’s Pick. Anna holds commissions from Second Stage Theatre, The Roundabout, The Geffen Playhouse and Seattle Rep. She is developing a television series for HBO based on her play ACTUALLY, another for AMC/Sundance, and is at work on a screenplay for Scott Free Productions. More information can be found at her website:

Praise For…

“Gripping. Beautifully rendered and complex... Destined to trigger discussion.” The Los Angeles Times

“Wrenching. Ziegler’s riveting new drama…creates a portrait of a generation… With consummate skill, the playwright assembles [an] intricate jigsaw puzzle.” The Boston Globe

“Smart and penetrating… A top-notch narrative that travels beyondthe hot-button issue of date rape it tackles. The characters…are asfinely etched as in a good novel, and as satisfying.” LA Weekly

“Crafted with compassion, intelligence and insight…Ziegler writes dialogue that is equal parts humor and poignancy…It is not to be missed.” Theatermania
Product Details
ISBN: 9781786823083
ISBN-10: 178682308X
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication Date: October 31st, 2017
Pages: 88
Language: English
Series: Oberon Modern Plays