Almost Nothing/At the Table

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Nick Hern, 2004 - Drama - 66 pages
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Two tense and unnerving plays from a talented Brazilian playwright, premiered in English at the Royal Court Theatre, London.

In Almost Nothing, Antonio and Sara are being playful as they prepare to go to bed, but they cannot ignore what lurks outside. In a world where a life can mean almost nothing, just how far does one have to go to keep the demons at bay?

In At the Table, six men's lives collide in a web of fear, duty and responsibility. Encounters twenty years apart show the reverberations from an undisclosed incident as Luis and Marcio try to come to terms with their past.

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User Review  - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing

In all honesty, I picked this book mainly because it was slim. The challenge is coming to an end, and november will be crucial if I am to pull it off this year. Itís one in a pile of Royal court plays ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Marcos Barbosa took part in a writers' group run by the Royal Court in his native city oif Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2001. Almost Nothing premiered at the Teatro Popular in Sao Paulo in Sept 2003.

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