Daughters of the Revolution

Cast: 8f 7m

Staging: Flexible staging

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

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Continental Divide
First Staged:
USA 2003; Barbican, London, & Birmingham Rep Theatre, 2004

Daughters of the Revolution

By David Edgar
Published in volume Continental Divide

A political thriller set in the midst of a bitterly fought US governor's election, from the Democrat perspective.

Daughters of the Revolution is one part of David Edgar's magnificent two-play cycle, Continental Divide. Its companion play, Mothers Against, explores the same election from the Republican side.

'In the big, bold Daughters of the Revolution, [Edgar] uses a political thriller to show how the 1960s' radical baby-boomers turned into today's bland conformists. The action starts with a birthday gift to an ex-activist of his FBI file. This leads him on an obsessive quest to identify the informer who in 1972 betrayed his revolutionary cell...' Guardian

Cast: 8f 7m

Staging:Flexible staging

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

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Continental Divide

Also by David Edgar:

Pentecost
A Christmas Carol (RSC stage version)
How Plays Work
A Time to Keep
Continental Divide
Arthur & George (stage version)
Playing With Fire
Maydays & Trying It On: two plays
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Albert Speer
Trying It On
The Master Builder
The Shape of the Table
Written on the Heart
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (stage version)
If Only
Maydays (2018 version)
Testing the Echo
Mothers Against
Edgar: Shorts

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