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Dan O達rien - Plays One

Dan OBrien Price: $27.95

This is the first Collection from the multi-award-winning American poet and playwright Dan O達rien which includes his award-winning The Body of an American

The 5 Plays in the Collection are ...

The Body of an American - M2

Two actors embody more than thirty roles in an exhilarating new form of documentary theatre, against a backdrop of some of the world痴 most iconic images of war

The House in Hydesville - M2,F5

At once an exploration of familial abuse and the need for spiritual transcendence

A compelling 鍍rue ghost story

The Cherry Sisters Revisited - M1,F5

The five Cherry sisters love of the vaudeville carries them to the bright lights of Broadway

A provocative comedy with music

The Voyage of the Carcass - M2,F1

Trapped in the ice at the North Pole, only three members of the doomed Carcass crew survive

The Dear Boy M3,F1

James Flanagan is not a kind teacher

But is he a good teacher?

He likes to think so

An intimate and stirring character study of a man forced to face his past, his present, and the life he may still yet live

REVIEWS

泥an O達rien is a playwright-poet who, like a mash-up of Seamus Heaney and Dashiel Hammett, puts the audience in the middle of an unfolding mystery promising both revelation and terror, and delivering an equal measure of both ~ Robert Schenkkan

的 run to Dan O達rien plays. With absolute honesty and a poet痴 language, play by play, Dan is laying bare the human heart熔ften his own trying to understand the heart痴 homelessness. With relentless courage, wonderful black humor and intricate narrative, Dan gets us where we most desire to go intimacy. Dan痴 life is proving to be our roadmap home ~ Bill Cain

The Body of an American is a marvel in elegant construction. A story full of unexpected twists and turns, it captures the nightmare of war and our attempts to comprehend it via a mass media designed to both condemn and celebrate violence. Dan O達rien has written a brilliant gem of a play ~ Eric Bogosian

'The Body of an American is a play about writing a play but it痴 also an intricate meditation on the nature of memory and guilt' Evening Standard


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