House + Amongst the Reeds: two plays

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848426139Publication Date:
4 Aug 2016
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EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780018126Publication Date:
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Titles included:
House
Amongst the Reeds
First Staged:
Clean Break, Edinburgh Fringe and Yard Theatre, London, 2016

House + Amongst the Reeds: two plays

By Somalia Seaton and Chinonyerem Odimba

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Two explosive plays about the need to be seen.

Somalia Seaton's House is a play about family, culture clash, memory and truth. When Pat returns to her childhood home after a five-year absence, she's ready to forgive her mother for the neglect she suffered at her hands, but Mama isn't ready to let the demons back into her home.

In Chino Odimba's Amongst the Reeds, two friends scratch out a living on the margins of society. Oni and Gillian have made their home in a disused office block, finding ever more precarious ways to stay hidden from the authorities. But now Gillian is heavily pregnant, and visibility might be the only way to give her baby a chance.

Commissioned by Clean Break and produced in association with the Yard Theatre, London, House + Amongst the Reeds premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016, before transferring to The Yard.

Acclaimed theatre company Clean Break produces ground-breaking plays with women writers and actors at the heart of its work. Founded in 1979 by two women prisoners who needed urgently to tell their stories through theatre, the company today has an independent education programme delivering theatre opportunities to women offenders and women at risk, in custodial and community settings.

Press Quotes

'Raw, smart drama... a focused but never narrow look at the intersection of culture and family' (on House)

Broadway Baby

'An impressive, absorbing and intimate double bill'

Observer

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781848426139Publication Date:
4 Aug 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780018126Publication Date:
4 Aug 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Somalia Seaton:

Red (Platform Play)
House

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Also by Chinonyerem Odimba:

Princess & The Hustler
Joanne
Unknown Rivers
Amongst the Reeds

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