Ignorance/Jahiliyyah

Cast: 2f 3m (doubling)

Staging: various interior settings

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848422957Publication Date:
15 Nov 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, London, 2012

Ignorance/Jahiliyyah

By Steve Waters

Paperback £9.99£7.99

An absorbing study of attitudes towards outsiders, spanning two continents and sixty years.

1949. Small town Colorado. A group of regular American students struggle to accept a foreigner in their midst; their unthinking behaviour will have terrible consequences that are to change world history. In London, sixty years later, a university professor's work analysing those consequences takes on a frightening personal dimension when Layla Ahmad walks into his office...

Steve Waters' play Ignorance/Jahiliyyah was first performed at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2012.

Blog entry: Steve Waters on the story of Ignorance/Jahiliyyah: 'Contemporary political reality can fill you with despair. Israeli rockets slaughtering children in Gaza, the ongoing bloody impasse in Syria, the intractable agonies of the Eurozone, our own ignorant little coalition/junta dismantling the things that make life in this country tolerable...' Read more >>

Cast: 2f 3m (doubling)

Staging:various interior settings

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848422957Publication Date:
15 Nov 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Steve Waters:

The Contingency Plan
The Play About Calais
Out of Your Knowledge
Steve Waters: Shorts
Death of a Cyclist
The Secret Life of Plays
On the Beach
Fast Labour
Limehouse
Temple
The Last King of Scotland (stage version)
Little Platoons
Resilience
The Unthinkable
In a Vulnerable Place
Why Can't We Live Together?
World Music

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