8 Hotels

Cast: 2f 2m

Staging: set in hotel rooms throughout America in the 1940s

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848428553Publication Date:
1 Aug 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781788502504Publication Date:
1 Aug 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 2019

8 Hotels

By Nicholas Wright

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Celebrated actor, singer and political campaigner Paul Robeson is touring the United States of America as Othello. His Desdemona is the brilliant young actress Uta Hagen. Her husband, the Broadway star José Ferrer, plays Iago.

The actors are all friends, but they are not all equals. As the tour progresses, onstage passions and offstage lives begin to blur. Revenge takes many forms and in post-war America it isn't always purely personal – it can be disturbingly political too.

Based on true events, Nicholas Wright's play 8 Hotels was first staged at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, in 2019, in a production directed by Richard Eyre.

‘Iago only suspected it. I know.’

Press Quotes

'Packed with intense passions... intelligent entertainment'

Broadway World

'Elegantly provocative, alive with wiry delicacy'

Independent

'Compelling'

WhatsOnStage

'A fascinating slice of American theatrical and political history, which Wright has richly mined for its interconnections... ingenious'

Exeunt Magazine

'Explores with great subtlety the complexities of an infernal triangle'

Guardian

Cast: 2f 2m

Staging:set in hotel rooms throughout America in the 1940s

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848428553Publication Date:
1 Aug 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781788502504Publication Date:
1 Aug 2019
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Nicholas Wright:

Nicholas Wright: Five Plays
The Slaves of Solitude (stage version)
The Reporter
The Last of the Duchess
Mrs Klein
Regeneration (stage version)
John Gabriel Borkman
Vincent in Brixton
Travelling Light
Lulu
Three Sisters (National Theatre version)
The Custom of the Country
Thérèse Raquin (National Theatre version)
Cressida
Treetops
Rattigan's Nijinsky
The Desert Air
One Fine Day
His Dark Materials (stage version)
Naked

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