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Port Simon Stephens

Port By Simon Stephens

Port by Simon Stephens


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Summary

Rachel Keats is growing up in a town she doesn't like. Abandoned by her mother, she is left to bring up her younger brother. When her new partner starts to abuse her, and those she loves leave her behind, will she stay or will she find the strength to make her own way in the world?

Port Summary

Port by Simon Stephens

A major new voice in British theatre (Scotsman) Stockport 1988-2002. Rachel Keats is growing up in town she doesn't like. Abandoned by her mother, her family life is torn to tatters as she is left to bring up her younger brother, who, increasingly is drawn to the excitement out on the streets. When her new partner starts to abuse her, and those she loves leave her behind, will she stay or will she find the strength to make her own way in the world? Praise for Herons: filled with a sense of life's miraculous potential. It deals with damaged characters yet is imbued with a poetic lyricism (Guardian) Port is published to tie in with the production at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in November 2002. Simon Stephens is presently writer-in-residence at the Royal Court Theatre, London.

Port Reviews

'I directed his play Port at the Exchange, and I think it's one of the best things I've ever done. His writing is so detailed, so psychologically rich, so daring in terms of his emotion. He's not very English in that way.' Marianne Elliot, director

About Simon Stephens

Simon Stephens has been the recipient of both the Pearson Award for Best New Play 2001-2 for his play Port, and the Olivier Award for Best New Play 2005 for On the Shore of the Wide World. His recent plays include Harper Regan (National Theatre) and Punk Rock (Lyric Hammersmith/Royal Exchange, Manchester).

Additional information

GOR001839089
9780413773111
0413773116
Port by Simon Stephens
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
20021106
120
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