Alice Trilogy (Modern Plays)
By: Tom Murphy (author)Paperback
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Haunting new work from Ireland's leading dramatist Three ages of Alice. 1980, in the afternoon murk of her attic, is Alice losing her grip on reality? 1995, she has summoned a lost love to meet her by the gasworks wall. 2005, at the airport: if the worst has happened, why is it bearable?Alice Trilogy premiered at the Royal Court, London, in November 2005.Tom Murphy: 'The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination in the Irish theatre today' Brian Friel'Stevenson's mesmerising performance...Four stars' Guardian 'If you're looking for fine acting, it's here' The Times 'Rickson's production is spare, eerie and gripping' Independent on Sunday
Tom Murphy's plays include On The Outside, A Whistle in the Dark, Famine, The Morning After Optimism , The Sanctuary Lamp The Blue Macushla, Conversations on a Homecoming, Bailegangaire, Too Late for L ogic, The Wake and an adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. Tom Murphy's career was celebrated by the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, with a major retrospective of his work in 2001. His Awards include Th e Irish Academy of Letters Award, the Irish Times/ESB Lifetime Award, the Irish Times/ESB Theatre Aw ard. He was born in Tuam Co. Galway. He lives in Dublin.
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