Teacher requests for new drama by the best authors are met in these plays recently commissioned from leading professional playwrights. Revised National Curriculum requirements for students to read recent and contemporary drama are catered for in scripts specifically written for 11-16+. Having been performed as part of a nationawide youth theatre scheme, Connections are suited for school-based productions. Connections are ideal for class reading and studio performance, lasting about one hour each, and with casts of 7-20+. Activities and support material provided on a dedicated website will encourage pupils to engage with and think beyond the text.
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Foreword from the Royal National Theatre
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Alan Ayckbourn Alice Angelica apothecary balconies Benvolio pulls Bianca Sing Bianca/Juliet Blackout Bryony Lavery Capulet catches click click clicks clicks his sticks Clouds David Harrower dead dream dress drum sticks drummer click click drummer points election tonight fight flower flute Friar Lawrence fucking Gianni and Lorenzo Gianni Green Gianni Juliet girl Gobba anchi gone hand hang Helena Bianca hits hold Juliet Sharman Macdonald Juliet's cousin laugh light live Livia Liz Lochhead look Lorenzo Juliet love a fish love with Juliet lyfe Montague mother moves night nipples Nurse peace Peter Gill Petruchio Philip Ridley plain scabbard plays Points at Rosaline Prince of Cats puts rain red snapper Rhona Romeo Rosaline runs Rosaline's round Bianca Royal National Theatre shadows Silence Simon Armitage skin Standing stryfe sword Tankred Dorst Tell terrapins thought they'd taken tick ticks tomb tongue is numb touch trial turnip Valentine There's waiting weapons woman
Page ii - CONNECTIONS SERIES The Chrysalids adapted by David Harrower from the novel by John Wyndham More Light Bryony Lavery After Juliet Sharman Macdonald Gizmo Alan Ayckbourn Don't Eat Little Charlie Tankred Dorst with Ursula Ehler Eclipse Simon Armitage Friendly Fire Peter Gill Cuba Liz Lochhead Dog House Gina Moxley Broken ville Philip Ridley The Pilgrimage Paul Goetzee also available New Connections: New Plays for Young People (Asleep Under the Dark Earth by Sian Evans, The Chrysalids, adapted from John...