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Sarai

30 Oct , 2015  

A woman screams. It’s an unbearably long wail. First, I’m sure it’s from pain, the utter agony of child birth and then something changes in her face, almost imperceptibly. Now it’s no longer physical pain but a woman in mourning. Sarai is barren. She runs her hands through the blood that must have splattered to […]

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Oresteia

1 Oct , 2015  

I see him put the paper final cup onto her lips. He tips the liquid into her mouth. He clasps her tightly, she swallows. Agamemnon is now guilty of poisoning his daughter Iphigenia. I brace myself for the minute that I’m about to endure. I take a deep breath and wait for the chill to […]

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Lela and Co.

15 Sep , 2015  

“This isn’t a story anyone wants to hear,” Ian says to the soldier in Blasted when he describes a particularly brutal mutilation of a woman. It has been twenty years since Sarah Kane’s debut play about gin-soaked journalist Ian who rapes his teenager lover Cate confounded its audience with a startlingly stark vision of human […]

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True Brits

24 Feb , 2015  

In 2005 Britain as a country, entangled in a violent war abroad and faced with terrorist attacks on its own soil, goes through some radical changes that result in increased homeland security measures and heightened racial suspicion. It’s the same year Rahul turns 18. He’s from Bexleyheath, neither extremist nor a problem child, in fact, […]

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