The Maladies
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429949Publication Date:
21 Apr 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788503624Publication Date:
21 Apr 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Almeida Young Company, 2022

The Maladies

By Carmen Nasr

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1508. France. A woman dances compulsively – and soon hundreds join her.

1962. Tanzania. A schoolgirl's laughing fit spreads from village to village.

2011. USA. Cheerleaders are overcome by uncontrollable twitching.

2023. London. A group of women suddenly lose the ability to speak – and no one can figure out why. The team at an all-female podcast decide to investigate and end up on a journey of discovery, uncovering more than they bargained for.

The Maladies by Carmen Nasr is a powerful, provocative play, offering rich material for schools, colleges and youth theatres, particularly those looking for leading roles for young women. It was devised with the Almeida Young Company, directed by Yasmin Hafesji, and first performed at The Yard Theatre, London, in April 2022.

'I'm tired of living in a world that's not mine.'

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'Charming and thought-provoking... gives voices to the voiceless... really powerful and nuanced writing from Nasr, whose source material gives the cast a lot to sink their teeth into'

The Upcoming
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848429949Publication Date:
21 Apr 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781788503624Publication Date:
21 Apr 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Carmen Nasr:

The Climbers

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