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Against

by Christopher (Playwright, UK) Shinn

Part of the Modern Plays Series

Against Synopsis

Go where there's violence. Silicon Valley. The future. A rocket launches. Luke is an aerospace billionaire who can talk to anyone. But God is talking to him. He sets out to change the world. Only violence stands in his way. Christopher Shinn's gripping play received its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre on 12 August 2017 in a production directed by Ian Rickson and featuring Ben Whishaw as Luke.

Against Press Reviews

A playwright who writes with unshowy depth and unforced menace on a challenging subject * New York Magazine * Mr Shinn sees and hears people as they are, and his greatest strength is his ability to reproduce onstage the clumsy poetry of natural human interaction. That skill is rarer than you might think. * New York Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781350045989
Publication date: 12th August 2017
Author: Christopher (Playwright, UK) Shinn
Publisher: Methuen Drama an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 120 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts, Literary studies: plays & playwrights,

About Christopher (Playwright, UK) Shinn

Christopher Shinn is an American playwright from New York. His plays include Now or Later (shortlisted for the Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play), Dying City (Pulitzer Prize finalist), Where Do We Live (winner of an Obie in Playwriting), An Opening In Time, Teddy Ferrara, Picked, Four, What Didn't Happen, On the Mountain, Other People, and The Coming World. His adaptation of Hedda Gabler premiered on Broadway (American Airlines Theatre), and he has written short plays for Naked Angels (Democracy Project), the 24 Hour Plays on Broadway, the Bush Theatre (Sixty-Six Books), and Headlong (Decade). His work has been premiered ...

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