Utopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre

TitleUtopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre
Year for Search2015
AuthorsMacDonald, Claire(b. 1954)
Date Published2015
PublisherIntellect
Place PublishedBristol, Eng./Chicago, IL
KeywordsFemale author, UK author
Annotation

The three plays, the first inspired by J. G. Ballard’s works, depict various dystopian settings and the characters imagine other ones.

Info Notes

Includes the plays “An Imitation of Life” (7-23), “Storm from Paradise” (25-42), and “Correspondence” (51-68), the author’s “Written Worlds” (xiii-xxx), Tim Etchells, “You Did Not Know Who You Were” (3-6), Deirdre Heddon, “Correspondences” (45-49), Lenora Champagne and Clair MacDonald, “The Writer in the Room: A Conversation” (69-80), and “Bibliography” (81-83) “An Imitation of Life” was first performed in January 1987 and produced as part of Utopia at the Bush Theatre in 1989. “Storm from Paradise” was first performed May 11, 1988 at Lancaster University Playroom and produced as part of Utopia at the Bush Theatre in 1989. “Correspondence” was first performed in 2008

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Author Note

Female author (b. 1954).

Full Text

2015 MacDonald, Claire (b. 1954). Utopia: Three Plays for a Postdramatic Theatre. Bristol, Eng./Chicago, IL: Intellect. Includes the plays “An Imitation of Life” (7-23), “Storm from Paradise” (25-42), and “Correspondence” (51-68), the author’s “Written Worlds” (xiii-xxx), Tim Etchells, “You Did Not Know Who You Were” (3-6), Deirdre Heddon, “Correspondences” (45-49), Lenora Champagne and Clair MacDonald, “The Writer in the Room: A Conversation” (69-80), and “Bibliography” (81-83) “An Imitation of Life” was first performed in January 1987 and produced as part of Utopia at the Bush Theatre in 1989. “Storm from Paradise” was first performed May 11, 1988 at Lancaster University Playroom and produced as part of Utopia at the Bush Theatre in 1989. “Correspondence” was first performed in 2008. C

The three plays, the first inspired by J. G. Ballard’s works, depict various dystopian settings and the characters imagine other ones.