Pentecost

Cast: 8f 13m plus extras

Staging: Flexible staging

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

Paperback, 124 pages ISBN: 9781854592927Publication Date:
22 Jun 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 124 pages ISBN: 9781780016085Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)
First Staged:
RSC, The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1994

Pentecost

By David Edgar

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  • Best Play, Evening Standard Awards - 1995

A valuable fresco is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. As international and local art historians argue over who should claim ownership, the fate of the painting becomes a metaphor for the future of the emergent nations of Eastern Europe.

David Edgar's play Pentecost was first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company at The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, in October 1994. The production transferred to the Young Vic, London, with performances from 31 May 1995. It went on to win the 1995 Evening Standard Award for Best Play.

Pentecost is part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe, which also includes The Prisoner's Dilemma and The Shape of the Table.

Press Quotes

'One of those rare works that makes you want to climb on to roof tops to shout about its merits'

Daily Telegraph

'Dazzlingly ambitious'

Observer

'Edgar's superb play about language, people, art and culture... a richly enjoyable script'

Daily Telegraph

'Plenty to get your teeth into... fascinating'

The Times

Cast: 8f 13m plus extras

Staging:Flexible staging

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

Paperback, 124 pages ISBN: 9781854592927Publication Date:
22 Jun 1995
Size: 198mm x 130mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 124 pages ISBN: 9781780016085Publication Date:
18 May 2015
£10.99 £8.80You save £2.19 (20%)

Also by David Edgar:

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

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