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Lovesong
Author: Abi Morgan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1849432635
Pages: 64
Year: 2012-06-18
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‘That is the story of our beginning. And this is the story of...the end’ Lovesong is the story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives – as young lovers in their 20s and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. Their past and present selves collide in this haunting and beautiful tale of togetherness. All relationships have their ups and downs; the optimism of youth becomes the wisdom of experience. Love is a leap of faith. ‘As tender as the bruised peaches that fall to the ground in the garden of the elderly couple's US home... only the hard of heart will remain completely unmoved’ – Guardian ‘An atmospheric, gentle, humorous tear-jerker... a good supply of tissues may be needed’ 4 stars – What’s On Stage ‘Compelling, understated perfection. both poignant and uplifting... [a] beautifully constructed piece’ - The Stage ‘Deeply moving, potently mixing memory and desire’ - Telegraph ‘This portrait of ageing and enduring love tugs at the heartstrings’ – Independent ‘Like love itself,Lovesong can take your breath away’ – Observer
Love Song to Lavender Menace
Author: James Ley
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786823438
Pages: 104
Year: 2017-10-12
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Cast your mind back to 1982 - Margaret Thatcher sends the British Fleet to the Falklands, Channel 4 comes to the living room and Prince William is born, but this play has nothing to do with all that. This play is about activism, community and fighting for acceptance with words, music, humour and heart. On Edinburgh’s Forth Street, two friends Bob and Sigrid are opening their new lesbian, gay and feminist bookshop, Lavender Menace. A trailblazing venture that will become the beating heart for Edinburgh’s LGBT+ community. Now on the eve of the shop’s fifth birthday, sales assistants Paul and David take a look back at its origins, its importance, its celebration of queer culture, how things have changed for the better (maybe)... And straight away, the arguments begin! Love Song to Lavender Menace is a beautifully funny and moving exploration of the love and passion it takes to make something happen and the loss that is felt when you have to let it go.
Love Song
Author: John Kolvenbach
Publisher: Oberon Books Limited
ISBN: 1840027150
Pages: 96
Year: 2006
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High-profile West End production starring Neve Campbell, Kristen Johnston, Michael McKean and Cillian Murphy
Ten Storey Love Song
Author: Luke Barnes
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783197498
Pages: 72
Year: 2016-02-29
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Part play, part house party and a truly good night out.
The Love Song for Alfred J. Hitchcock
Author: David Rudkin
Publisher: Oberon Books Limited
ISBN: 1783190744
Pages: 80
Year: 2014
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This poetic new play takes a unique look at the way the great filmmaker developed the ideas for his films.
Stockholm
Author: Bryony Lavery
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783194235
Pages: 96
Year: 2007-09-15
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Meet the couple every couple wants to be. Attractive and immaculately turned out, they are the perfect team. Tomorrow they will be in Stockholm, a city where, in summer, the sun shines 24/7 and sometimes it’s dark all day long. Today it’s his birthday and she’s going to give him all his presents and treats and surprises. Treading a fine line between tenderness and cruelty, Stockholm reveals a relationship unravelling. It’s beautiful, but it’s not pretty. Stockholm unites leading physical theatre company Frantic Assembly with award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery and designer Laura Hopkins (Black Watch, Mercury Fur) to deliver an extraordinary perspective on the nature of modern love. Stockholm opened at the Theatre Royal Plymouth in September 2007.
Tiny Dynamite
Author: Abi Morgan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783192283
Pages: 80
Year: 2016-07-06
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When memory takes hold, when chaos takes over and when the electricity between us becomes overwhelming. An impossible love story is given a second chance and three scorched characters are about to learn that lightning does strike twice.
Splendour
Author: Abi Morgan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786826003
Pages:
Year: 2018-06-26
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In the drawing room of the Presidential Palace, a Western photojournalist awaits the return of the dictator. She is here to take his portrait. The dictator's wife, her best friend, and an interpreter wait with her. All four women harbor secrets and suspicions. All four are in danger. A devastating play that allows a glimpse into the minds of four women as their world turns.
Abi Morgan: Plays One
Author: Abi Morgan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783196807
Pages: 400
Year: 2016-03-01
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'Tiny Dynamite: An impossible love story is given a second chance and three scorched characters are about to learn that lightning does strike twice. Splendour: Inside a beautiful state residence on the edge of a city, four women wait. They talk: films, Prada, chilli vodka, anything. Outside civil war looms ever nearer. Tender: In a city of fast talk and chance encounters, how much faith can we put in other people? Abi Morgan’s acerbic play takes a scalpel to modern love and friendship. Lovesong: The story of one couple, told from two different points in their lives – as young lovers in their twenties and as worldly companions looking back on their relationship. 27: Dr Richard Garfield has given Ursula a difficult choice. She is the Mother Superior in waiting of a convent that has been given the opportunity to take part in his revolutionary scientific study. Ursula must weigh up the value of preserving her faith, versus embracing science.
Talking to Terrorists
Author: Robin Soans
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1849435820
Pages: 113
Year: 2012-08-01
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‘I looked around the room and I thought, I'm the only person in this room that hasn't killed anyone’ Talking to Terrorists is a play commissioned by the Royal Court and Out of Joint. The writer, director Max Stafford-Clark, and actors interviewed people from around the world who have been involved in terrorism. They wanted to know what makes ordinary people do extreme things. As well as those who crossed the line, they met peacemakers, warriors, journalists, hostages and psychologists. Their stories take us from Uganda, Israel, Turkey, Iraq and Ireland - to the heart of the British establishment. Talking to Terrorists was produced Out of Joint Theatre Company at the Royal Court Theatre and on a UK tour in 2005.
No One Will Tell Me How to Start a Revolution
Author: Luke Barnes
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786822806
Pages: 72
Year: 2017-09-28
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‘Look what you have to do to make them like you’ Suzie, Edwina and Lucy have moved to a new school in a new town. Three very different sisters who will do anything to fit in and yet are desperate to be noticed. But how far will they go to break out of the roles in which they’ve been cast and will they ever be able to truly change their lives when they’re swimming against the tide?
Abi Morgan Two Plays: Splendour/Tender
Author: Abi Morgan
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783192275
Pages: 168
Year: 2016-09-26
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Inside a beautiful state residence on the edge of an Eastern European city, four women wait. They talk – movies, handbags, vodka, anything. For outside, as snow is falling, civil war looms ever nearer. A play about decadence, desire and dictatorship, Splendour brilliantly peels back the cruel veneer of our lives to reveal the beating heart within. Tender takes place in a city full of chance encounters. Al loves Hen, but now there’s a baby on the way everything looks different. Gloria loves Marvin, but one day he walked out and disappeared. And Hen’s mate Tash just loves a laugh and a drink. Particularly a drink. In this world of fast talk and hard sell, how much faith can we put in other people? Splendour was first produced by Paines Plough and won the Barclays TMA Award for Best New Play. Tender was first produced by Birmingham Rep, in a co-production with Hampstead Theatre and Theatre Royal Plymouth.
The Mistress Contract (Oberon Modern Plays)
Author: Abi Morgan, She and He
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1783195525
Pages: 96
Year: 2014-01-31
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She and He are the pseudonyms of a real-life couple who live in separate houses in the same city on the west coast of America. She is 88. He is 93. For 30 years he has provided her with a home and an income, while she provides ‘mistress services’ – ‘All sexual acts as requested, with suspension of historical, emotional, psychological disclaimers.’ They first met at university and then lost touch. When they met again twenty years later, they began an affair when She – a highly educated, intelligent woman with a history of involvement in the feminist movement – asked her wealthy lover to sign the remarkable document that outlines their unconventional lifestyle: The Mistress Contract. Was her suggestion a betrayal of all that she and the women of her generation had fought for? Or was it brave, honest, and radical? Then — on a small recorder that fit in her purse — this extraordinary couple began to tape their conversations about their relationship, conversations that took place while travelling, over dinner at home and in restaurants, on the phone, even in bed. Based on reams of tape recordings made over their 30 year relationship, The Mistress Contract is a remarkable document of this unconventional couple, and the contract that kept them bound together to this day.
Beautiful Burnout
Author: Bryony Lavery
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571273602
Pages: 112
Year: 2010-08-19
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Keep your guard up. Protect yourself at all times. Protect your boy. Keep him safe. Keep him close. That is all that matters. Cameron is going places. He's going to see lights. He's going to make the world take notice and kneel at his feet. He's fighting for his club, his mum, his place in the world. And this boy is a natural. He has an affinity with the violence, the balance, the ritual, the grace and the power. He is indestructible. Beautiful Burnout is about the soul-sapping three-minutes when men become gods and gods, mere men. It's about the second when the guard drops, that moment when the eyes blink and miss the incoming hammer blow. Beautiful Burnout premiered at the Pleasance Forth as part of the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2010 before touring the UK in a co-production between Frantic Assembly and the National Theatre of Scotland.
Gizmo Love
Author: John Kolvenbach
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 0822224135
Pages: 60
Year: 2010
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THE STORY: Locked in an office by an unseen producer, Hollywood veteran Manny McCain takes on the assignment of his life: to shape the sloppy opus of a gifted, guileless young writer into the next great crime noir. When Max and Thomas, two career c

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