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Maydays (NHB Modern Plays). Maydays tells the story of the twenty-somethings who came of age in 1968 and were drawn into revolutionary politics; of defection from East to West as well as from Left to Right

Maydays (NHB Modern Plays). Maydays tells the story of the twenty-somethings who came of age in 1968 and were drawn into revolutionary politics; of defection from East to West as well as from Left to Right. David Edgar's play is told through a number of interlocking stories, across three continents and twenty-five years of tumultuous history. The play was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican, London, in 1983, Maydays was revived in this new version, also by the RSC, in 2018.

Maydays tells the story of the idealistic young who came of age in 1968 and were drawn into revolutionary politics .

Maydays tells the story of the idealistic young who came of age in 1968 and were drawn into revolutionary politics; of defection from east to west as well as from left to right. It is told through a number of interlocking stories, across three continents and 25 years of tumultuous history. Also included in this volume is David Edgar’s one-person show, Trying It On, which also relates the events of 1968 to the turmoil of today. David is 20. It is the height of the worldwide student revolt. The Vietnam war rages. Enoch Powell delivers his 'Rivers of Blood' speech

The production of this play established David Edgar as a major playwright, one of the most important of the young generation of dramatists to emerge out of the 'portable' . Destiny (Modern Plays) has been added to your Cart.

The production of this play established David Edgar as a major playwright, one of the most important of the young generation of dramatists to emerge out of the 'portable' theatre movement of the late sixties.

David Edgar's landmark play Maydays is about the twenty-somethings who came of age in 1968 and were drawn . Extra Content: Mark Lawson on David Edgar's updating of Maydays for the 2018 Royal Shakespeare Company production, in an article for the Guardian, 8 October 2018.

David Edgar's landmark play Maydays is about the twenty-somethings who came of age in 1968 and were drawn into revolutionary politics. It is a story of defection from East to West as well as from Left to Right. A story told through a number of interlocking narratives, across three continents and twenty-five years of tumultuous history. David Edgar's magnificent new play for the Royal Shakespeare Company is an epic, brilliantly plotted piece of writing that takes revolution as its theme'.

Book Format: Choose an option . Tell us if something is incorrect. David Edgar’s magnificent new play for the Royal Shakespeare Company is an epic, brilliantly plotted piece of writing that takes revolution as its theme’ - The Financial Times on the 1983 production of Maydays. Maydays (NHB Modern Plays) - eBook.

David Edgar (born 26 February 1948) is a British playwright and writer who has had more than sixty of his plays published and performed on stage, radio and television around the world.

David Edgar (born 26 February 1948) is a British playwright and writer who has had more than sixty of his plays published and performed on stage, radio and television around the world, making him one of the most prolific dramatists of the post-1960s generation in Great Britain. He was resident playwright at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 1974–5 and has been a board member there since 1985.

David Edgar gives us a sense of the patterns of history, but he still manages to focus on the individual conscience. Maydays: "An epic, brilliantly plotted piece of writing. That Summer: "Provocati "David Edgar gives us a sense of the patterns of history, but he still manages to focus on the individual conscience.


MAYDAYS (Modern Plays) download epub
Humanities
Author: David Edgar
ISBN: 0413570800
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Heinemann; 2 edition (May 27, 1988)
Pages: 96 pages