Appropriate/An Octoroon: Plays
ISBN: 1559364904
EAN13: 9781559364904
Language: English
Pages: 260
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The deftly crafted blend of shocking exaggeration and believability, politeness and fury...makes Appropriate land with the kind of thump you rarely encounter in the theater. -- Chicago Tribune So energetic, funny, and entertainingly demented, you can't look away. -- New York on An Octoroon A double-volume containing two astonishing breakout plays from one of the theatre's most exciting and provocative young writers. In Appropriate , strained familial dynamics collide with a tense undercurrent of socio-political realities when the Lafayettes gather at a former plantation home to sift through the belongings of their deceased patriarch. An Octoroon is an audacious investigation of theatre and identity, wherein an old play gives way to a startlingly original piece. Also includes the short play I Promise Never Again to Write Plays About Asians...