Three Sisters On Hope Street

Cast: 5f 6m

Staging: Two interiors (drawing & dining rooms)

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

Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854595768Publication Date:
17 Jan 2008
Size: 200mm x 132mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, & Hampstead Theatre, London, 2008

Three Sisters On Hope Street

By Diane Samuels and Tracy-Ann Oberman

Paperback £10.99£8.79

A funny, vibrant and moving version of Chekhov's Three Sisters, set amongst the Jewish community in wartime Liverpool. From the award-winning writer Diane Samuels (Kindertransport) and well-known actress and writer Tracy-Ann Oberman.

Liverpool, 1946. A year after the sudden death of their father, sisters Gertie, May and Rita Lasky share their once grand home on Hope Street with their asthmatic brother Arnold, Auntie Biel (who still keeps her packed suitcase under the spare bed) and old family friend Dr Nate Weinberg (who claims, hand on heart, to be on the wagon).

As the sisters regularly welcome GIs and pilots from the nearby American base, each continues her own search for meaning amidst the shattered remains of their city, in a rapidly changing world.

'heartwarming...fascinating and powerfully affecting' Telegraph

'an extraordinary play' Sunday Times

'a bold, fresh and fruitful reinterpretation' Times

Cast: 5f 6m

Staging:Two interiors (drawing & dining rooms)

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

Paperback, 160 pages ISBN: 9781854595768Publication Date:
17 Jan 2008
Size: 200mm x 132mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Diane Samuels:

Diane Samuels' Kindertransport
Kindertransport
Poppy + George
The True Life Fiction of Mata Hari

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