The Brothers Size

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Faber & Faber, 2007 - Brothers - 112 pages
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Tarell Alvin McCraneyThe Brothers SizeThere are two brothers Size.There is Ogun who owns an auto-repair shop. And there is Oshoosi, fresh out of prison, who always takes the wrong track. When his ex-cell mate Elegba gives him a clapped-out car, true freedom seems just around the corner... The Brothers Size is the European debut of an amazing young writer who plants Nigerian myth in the fertile soil of Louisiana. The play premiered at Drum, Plymouth, in October 2007, before touring and transferring to the Young Vic, London.

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McCraney's other works include, "Wig Out!" and "The Breach." He has been produced throughout the U.S. at the Public Theatre, Alliance Theatre (Atlanta), Southern Rep. (New Orleans), McCarter (Princeton) and Seattle Rep. Internationally his work has been staged by the Abbey Theatre (Dublin) and the Royal Court Theatre (London). He is currently in residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company (London).

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