Rebecca Lenkiewicz: Plays 1: The Night Season; Shoreditch Madonna; Her Naked Skin; The Painter

Rebecca Lenkiewicz Plays The Night Season Shoreditch Madonna Her Naked Skin The Painter The Night Season The Night Season is unusual no politics no issues no history just a bold attempt to grapple with the messy nature of living It s also delightfully rudely funny Financial Times Look

  • Title: Rebecca Lenkiewicz: Plays 1: The Night Season; Shoreditch Madonna; Her Naked Skin; The Painter
  • Author: Rebecca Lenkiewicz
  • ISBN: 9780571302918
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Night Season The Night Season is unusual no politics, no issues, no history just a bold attempt to grapple with the messy nature of living It s also delightfully, rudely funny Financial Times Look out for the name Rebecca Lenkiewicz It s once in a blue moon that a writer gets her second ever play staged at the National It s even remarkable when you wanderThe Night Season The Night Season is unusual no politics, no issues, no history just a bold attempt to grapple with the messy nature of living It s also delightfully, rudely funny Financial Times Look out for the name Rebecca Lenkiewicz It s once in a blue moon that a writer gets her second ever play staged at the National It s even remarkable when you wander away at the end, walking on air Lenkiewicz is quite extraordinarily talented Independent on SundayShoreditch Madonna A strong absorbing work, full of passion, pathos and sly humour, set in the hip art scene of London s East End There is a rare combination of pain, wit and originality in Lenkiewicz s writing Daily TelegraphHer Naked Skin It is shocking to think that this is the first full length work by a woman to be seen on the Olivier stage But Lenkiewicz makes up for lost time by exploring the hunger for political and personal emancipation that fuelled the suffragette movement in 1913 Her play colonises this daunting space with bravura confidence Her power lies in her ability to recapture the triumphs and tribulations of a history movement Lenkiewicz s play plants a defiant feminist flag on the Olivier stage Guardian This is a big play with a big heart and I recommend it with a matching warmth Lenkiewicz is making history here and, in so doing, demonstrating that she s got a great future Daily TelegraphThe Painter An intimate portrait of Turner Understated and quietly superb Independent on Sunday

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    1. The Night Season: I'm not usually a big fan of domestic plays, but this one really engaged me. Maybe it's that nothing major seems to happen, no huge catastrophe, no dead child, no broken marriage. Some of the typically elements of domestic suffering are there: rocky relationships, senile grandmother, absent mother, etc. But it seems like this is simply a kind of slice of life for the Kennedy family, who seem to take everything in their awkward, drunken, and frequently tear-filled strides.Shored [...]

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