Sleep Deprivation Chamber

Cast: 2f 4m plus extras

Staging: Various interior settings

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 74 pages ISBN: 9781559361262Publication Date:
1 Jul 1997
Size: 216mm x 137mm£10.99
First Staged:
Public Theater, New York 1996

Sleep Deprivation Chamber

By Adam P. Kennedy and Adrienne Kennedy

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A gripping examination of the conflicting realities of the black experience of twentieth-century America.

Winner of the 1996 Obie (Off-Broadway) Award for Best Play of the Year

A broken taillight leads to the brutal beating of a highly educated, middle-class black man by a policeman in suburban Virginia. The Kennedys interweave the trial of the victimised son (subsequently accused of assaulting the offending officer) with his mother's poignant letters of defense and remembrance.

'the most powerful play I've seen in many years' - Ishmael Reed

Cast: 2f 4m plus extras

Staging:Various interior settings

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 74 pages ISBN: 9781559361262Publication Date:
1 Jul 1997
Size: 216mm x 137mm£10.99

Also by Adrienne Kennedy:

People Who Led to My Plays
He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box and Other Plays

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