The Liquid Plain
Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781559365147Publication Date:
30 Mar 2017
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99
First Staged:
Oregon Shakespeare Festival, 2013; Signature Theatre, New York, 2015

The Liquid Plain

By Naomi Wallace

Paperback £14.99

On the docks of late eighteenth-century Rhode Island, two runaway slaves find love and a near-drowned man. With a motley band of sailors, they plan a desperate and daring run to freedom. As the mysteries of their identities come to light, painful truths about the past and present collide and flow into the next generation.

Acclaimed American playwright Naomi Wallace’s The Liquid Plain brings to life a group of people whose stories have been erased from history. Told with lyricism and power, the play was awarded the 2012 Horton Foote Prize for Promising New American Play. This sweeping historical saga has enjoyed acclaimed runs at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Signature Theatre in New York.

Press Quotes

'American theater needs more plays like Naomi Wallace’s The Liquid Plain—by which I mean works that are historical, epic and poetic, that valorize the lives of the poor and oppressed.'

Time Out New York
Paperback, 152 pages ISBN: 9781559365147Publication Date:
30 Mar 2017
Size: 215mm x 135mm£14.99

Also by Naomi Wallace:

In The Heart of America and other plays
The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the Middle East
Night is a Room
Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora

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