Lava
Paperback, 100 pages ISBN: 9781839040986Publication Date:
14 Apr 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 100 pages ISBN: 9781788505956Publication Date:
14 Apr 2022
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First Staged:
Fifth Word Theatre at Nottingham Playhouse, 2018

Lava (2022 edition)

By James Fritz

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On Stage at:
Fifth Word UK tour
From Tue 5 Apr 2022 to Sat 14 May 2022

A small asteroid has hit the capital city. Thousands have been displaced. And in a town far away, a young man called Vin is finding it hard to talk. The only person who seems to notice is Rach, who resolves to find out what's troubling him and help him find his voice again.

But when Rach's family take in an articulate and charismatic survivor of the asteroid incident, Vin's silence is no longer her first priority. How does it feel when the suffering of others seems more legitimate than our own?

James Fritz's Lava is a timely play about grief and the power of expression, rocking with raw emotion and sharp humour. It premiered at Nottingham Playhouse in 2018, in a co-production with Fifth Word who commissioned the play. It was revived on tour in 2022, including a run at Soho Theatre, London.

Q&A Podcast: listen to a Q&A with James Fritz about his play Lava, recorded in April 2020 as part of the NHB Playgroup series...

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'Compassionate, warm and funny... Fritz's work pairs structural playfulness with emotional intelligence and inky wit... his plays are contained and compassionate, and frequently find reservoirs of humour in places you wouldn't expect'

The Stage
Paperback, 100 pages ISBN: 9781839040986Publication Date:
14 Apr 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 100 pages ISBN: 9781788505956Publication Date:
14 Apr 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by James Fritz:

Parliament Square
Comment is Free & Start Swimming
Start Swimming
Ross & Rachel
Lava
Comment is Free
The Fall

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