Plays by Women, Volume 10

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Michelene Wandor, Annie Castledine
Methuen, 1994 - Drama - 145 pages
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Volume Ten in Methuen's highly successful series of Plays by Women provides the second selection of international plays by theatre director Annie Castledine. It encompasses Diana Quick's adaptation of Simone de Beauvoir's The Woman Destroyed, Tinch Minter's translation of Elfriede Jelinek's Nora, Claire Luckham's The Choice, winner of the Martini Regional Theatre Award for Best New Play of 1992 and Weldon Rising by American writer and Mobil-award winner, Phyllis Nagy.

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This is a compilation of four plays, all written by talented women. I wasn't overly fond of Trafford Tanzi or Find Me but Letters Home was quite interesting and Rites was excellent. It is worth reading for that alone. Read full review



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Annie Castledine was born in 1939 and brought up in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. She was Artistic Director of the Derby Playhouse from 1987-1990 and Associate Artistic Director of Theatr Clywd from 1985-7. Awards include: the Bass Charrington London Fringe Award for Best Ensemble and Best Director for From the Mississippi Delta, and Time Out Award for Best Director for Pioneers in Ingolstadt and Purgatory in Ingolstadt, Time Out Critics Choice for And All The Children Cried.

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