The Rug Merchants of Chaos and other plays
Paperback, 177 pages ISBN: 9781559360494Publication Date:
1 Jul 1993
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99

The Rug Merchants of Chaos and other plays

By Ronald Ribman

Paperback £12.99

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Three astonishingly original, provocative, scathingly funny plays from the Obie award-winning American writer.

Buck (3f 13m, doubling possible)
A prescient play about New York cameraman Buck Halloran, stuck in a coffee-swilling, doughnut-scoffing, cable-television hell.

Sweet Table at the Richelieu (7f 7m)
A densely poetic play of emotional despair in snow-peaked surroundings.

The Rug Merchants of Chaos (2f 3m)
Set on a hulking, rusting freighter hovering precariously off the coast of South Africa, this is a wildly comic vision of a frenzied quest for riches run amok in a universe filled with incalculable accident.

Press Quotes

'a major playwright who should be nationally celebrated'

Vogue

'Ronald Ribman has been developing quietly, methodically and meticulously into one of the most haunting dramatic poets our stage has ever seen'

The New Republic
Paperback, 177 pages ISBN: 9781559360494Publication Date:
1 Jul 1993
Size: 216mm x 136mm£12.99
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