The Low Road

By Bruce Norris

The Low Road
 
Paperback, 176 pages Online Price:
£7.99
ISBN: 9781848423183
Format: 198mm x 129mm
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published: 21st March 2013
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Category: Black & Asian interest, Comedy, Drama, Full length plays, Historical, Large cast (>11 performers), Modern drama (post-1945), Social issues, US/Canadian

Series: NHB Modern Plays

Cast Notes: 6-12f 12-30m plus 1 boy and extras

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Staging: Various interior and exterior settings
Amateur rights performance fee: £75.00 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

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Downloadable Guide Sheet: TheLowRoad.pdf

A young entrepreneur sets out on a quest for wealth with priceless ambition and a purse of gold.

This fable of free-market economics and cut-throat capitalism premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in March 2013, directed by Dominic Cooke, in his final production as Artistic Director of the theatre.

'What a play... rich, turbulent and satirical'

- Guardian

'A romping, sprawling barnstormer'

- The Times

'A roguish mix of Henry Fielding and Bertolt Brecht... laudably ambitious in scope and playful in style'

- Financial Times

'A punchy piece about the excesses of capitalism... plenty of stinging lines'

- Evening Standard

Bruce Norris is an American actor and playwright associated with the Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago. His works include The Pain and the Itch and Clybourne Park, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2011

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