Raya

Cast: 2f 1m plus 1 ten-year-old girl

Staging: Single interior (an empty front room in a student house)

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781839040061Publication Date:
17 Jun 2021
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788503822Publication Date:
17 Jun 2021
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, 2021

Raya

By Deborah Bruce

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It's been thirty years since former flames Alex and Jason last saw each other. With their carefree university days long behind them, the student reunion seems the perfect opportunity to reconnect, revive and relive their heyday. But as they flirt with reigniting their passion – even if just for one night – will the march of time get in the way?

Deborah Bruce's Raya is a witty and tender play about whether or not we can ever turn back – or stop – the clocks. It opened at Hampstead Theatre Downstairs, London, in June 2021, directed by the theatre's Artistic Director, Roxana Silbert.

'When the barman pointed to the cordoned-off area I was like, who are all these old people at our reunion?'

Press Quotes

'A bewitching drama about marriage under the microscope... Bruce has created a fascinatingly multilayered character here... [she] keeps the story moving forward with mysteries and buried secrets... Raya keeps you hooked with its clear-sighted wit and tenderness'

The Times

'Well done Deborah Bruce for acknowledging the crisis that grips every woman at some point in their lives in a way that doesn't feel icky... [a] grown up new play'

Telegraph

'An enjoyably twisty 80-minute rollercoaster'

Evening Standard

Cast: 2f 1m plus 1 ten-year-old girl

Staging:Single interior (an empty front room in a student house)

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

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781839040061Publication Date:
17 Jun 2021
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788503822Publication Date:
17 Jun 2021
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Deborah Bruce:

The House They Grew Up In
The Distance
Godchild
Joanne
Same
Inside/Outside

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