The Low Road

The Low Road The newest play from Bruce Norris author of the international hit Clybourne Park which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best New Play among other honors In The Low

  • Title: The Low Road
  • Author: Bruce Norris
  • ISBN: 9781848423183
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • The newest play from Bruce Norris, author of the international hit Clybourne Park, which won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony Award for Best New Play, among other honors In The Low Road, a fable of free market economics and cut throat capitalism, a young entrepreneur sets out on a quest for wealth with priceless ambition and a purse of gold Premiered aThe newest play from Bruce Norris, author of the international hit Clybourne Park, which won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2012 Tony Award for Best New Play, among other honors In The Low Road, a fable of free market economics and cut throat capitalism, a young entrepreneur sets out on a quest for wealth with priceless ambition and a purse of gold Premiered at London s Royal Court in spring 2013.

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    1. Norris' follow-up to his 'Clybourne Park', that won every conceivable award for drama, including the Pulitzer, is an even more ambitious, and hysterical, examination of the American psyche. Whereas his earlier play examined racism (primarily), the new one targets capitalism, and apparently was written as a response to the Wall St. crash of 2008. With 20+ actors essaying over 50 roles and a 3 hour plus running time, it is doubtful I'll ever actually SEE it on stage (I believe the original product [...]

    2. I'm an enormous fan of Clybourne Park, and after seeing this play (and subsequently reading it), I became a big fan of Norris. So, my expectations were high for The Low Road. However, I didn't enjoy this one. The moral statement about greed and the analogy with The Wealth of Nations seemed too heavy-handed and obvious for me. And, at least on the page, the plot seemed to come unhinged as it jumped from one time period to the next. I realize that he was making a point that our underlying thinking [...]

    3. Absolutely phenomenal! Just saw this at Sloan Square, and to be honest for 10 pounds had absolutely no expectations. One of the wittiest, funniest and most thoughtful plays I have seen/read in a long time. I shall be checking out more plays by this author soon. By far the best modern play I have ever seen!

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