Almost Nothing & At the Table

Cast: 2f 6-8m (for double bill)

Staging: Minimal sets

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854597908Publication Date:
15 Apr 2004
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, 2004, presented as a double bill

Almost Nothing & At the Table

Two plays

By Marcos Barbosa Translated by Mark O'Thomas

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Two tense and unnerving short plays from talented Brazilian playwright, Marcos Barbosa.

In Almost Nothing, Antonio and Sara are being playful as they prepare to go to bed, but they cannot ignore what lurks outside. In a world where a life can mean almost nothing, just how far does one have to go to keep the demons at bay?

In At the Table, six men's lives collide in a web of fear, duty and responsibility. Encounters twenty years apart show the reverberations from an undisclosed incident as Luis and Marcio try to come to terms with their past.

The two plays were premiered, in English translations by Mark O'Thomas, in a double bill at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2004.

Note for performers: these two plays can be presented individually, or as a double bill with or without a shared cast. The cast and fee details on this page are for the double bill; see also the separate entries for the individual short plays.

Press Quotes

'You can't see Marcos Barbosa's double bill without knowing that the theatre has discovered and developed a young Brazilian dramatist of considerable potential'

The Times

'Wonderful... Barbosa strikes me as a hot, highly individual new talent'

Evening Standard

Cast: 2f 6-8m (for double bill)

Staging:Minimal sets

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781854597908Publication Date:
15 Apr 2004
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Marcos Barbosa:

At the Table
Almost Nothing

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Also by Mark O'Thomas:

Almost Nothing
At the Table

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