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The Night Alive and Other Plays free pdf On "The Night Alive" "A beautiful new play. . . . There's not another dramatist living who could pull off [what McPherson] exercises so exquisitely here. . . . Kindles a glow, both warming and chilling, you rarely experience at the theater.""The New York Times"On "The Birds" "Deliciously chilling . . . spring-loaded with tension.""Irish Independent"On "The Veil" "Bold and intriguing . . . McPherson keeps you guessing to the last.""Financial Times"Tommy's not a bad man, he's just getting byrenting a decrepit room in his Uncle Maurice's house and hopping from one get-rich-quick scheme to the other. Then one day he comes to the aid of the also-struggling Aimee, and together, they just might make somethingextraordinaryof their lives. With inimitable warmth, style, and craft, "The Night Alive" deftly mines the humanity to be found in the most unlikely of situations. Also included in the volume is "The Birds," a suspenseful, atmospheric adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's enthralling short story, and "The Veil," set around a haunted house hemmed in by a restive, starving populace, which weaves Ireland's troubled colonial past into a riveting tale about the pursuit of love, the transcendental, and the circular nature of time.Conor McPherson is an award-winning Irish playwright educated at University College Dublin. His best-known works include "The Weir" (1999 Olivier Award for Best New Play), "Dublin Carol," "The Seafarer" (Tony nomination for Best Play), "Shining City" (Tony nomination for Best Play), and "Port Authority.""

About Conor McPherson

Conor McPherson is an award-winning Irish playwright. Educated at University College Dublin, he went on to found the Fly by Night Theatre Company, which produced several of his early plays. His best-known works include "The Weir" (Royal Court and Broadway, winner of the 1999 Olivier Award for Best New Play), "Dublin Carol" (Altantic Theater Company, New York), "The Seafarer" (National Theatre and Broadway, Tony nomination for Best Play), "Shining City" (Royal Court and Broadway, Tony nomination for Best Play), and "Port Authority" (Atlantic Theatre Company). He has also written for film.

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Author : Conor McPherson
Publisher : Theatre Communications Group
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ISBN : 1559364734
EAN : 9781559364737
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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