Far Away (Donmar edition)

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Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Upstairs, 2000; West End, 2001

Far Away (Donmar edition)

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Professional Production On Stage at:
Donmar Warehouse, London
From Thu 6 Feb 2020 to Sat 21 Mar 2020

Caryl Churchill's dazzling play about a world sliding into chaos, in a new edition published alongside the play's revival at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in 2020.

Far Away was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London, in November 2000.

Far Away is also available in an earlier edition, and in the collection Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

'Conjures a devastatingly bleak dystopia... every word, every half sentence paints a picture that would make you laugh if it didn't want to make you cry... a tiny play, but an immense one. Chilling and thought-provoking'

WhatsOnStage

'A dystopia of incomprehensible proportions... a masterclass of spare theatrical writing, encompassing tense family drama, political horror story, romance as well as absurdist comedy'

A Younger Theatre

'Perhaps the ultimate fan favourite out of [Churchill's] kaleidoscopic oeuvre... revered because of how powerfully and pithily it reads on the page... a play to witness Churchill at hurricane force, savage, hilarious, totally unlike anyone else'

Time Out

'A short play, but not a small play: it's global in scope, untethered by time, part fable, part prophecy... interlaces the bucolic, the fantastical and the harrowing, pairing [Churchill's] characteristic economy with wild, imaginative flourishes... dread-filled, disturbing, and prescient'

The Stage

'A twisted fairy tale that demonstrates [Churchill's] matchless gift for merging the apocalyptic and the fantastical... brilliantly absurdist... A sliver of genius'

Independent

'Caryl Churchill was expected to produce something explosive in Far Away, but... she has exceeded the critics' highest expectations'

Observer

'You know you are in the hands of a master'

Sunday Times

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Donmar Warehouse, London Thu 6 Feb 2020 - Sat 21 Mar 2020

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Ding Dong the Wicked
Bliss
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Pigs and Dogs
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
A Number (2015 edition)
A Number
Hotel
Tickets are Now On Sale
Blue Heart
Lovesick
Hot Fudge
Thyestes
Escaped Alone
Cloud Nine
Here We Go
Lives of the Great Poisoners
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
The Skriker
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Three Short Plays
Love and Information
This is a Chair
Far Away
A Mouthful of Birds
Seagulls
Mad Forest
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
Traps
Three More Sleepless Nights
The Judge's Wife
Beautiful Eyes
Icecream
A Dream Play
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
War and Peace Gaza Piece
Seven Jewish Children
Schreber's Nervous Illness
The After-Dinner Joke
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp.
Abortive

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