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Dawn - Full Length Play, Drama

Dawn

Thomas Bradshaw

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Full Length Play, Drama

2m, 4f, 1m or f

ISBN: 9780573697333

"[Bradshaw's] most daring and mature work to date!" – The New Yorker

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Full Length Play

Drama

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Bare Stage/Simple Set

Dawn revolves around Hampton, an abusive alcoholic who has completely alienated his wife and children. Can he stop drinking and make up for the past, even amidst some very dark revelations of incest and pedophilia? Dawn is one father's story of redemption and reconciliation — with a twist. Bradshaw was named Playwright of the year by the theater blog KUL-That Sounds Cool and Dawn was named among the best performances of Stage and Screen for 2008 in The New Yorker.
"[Bradshaw's] most daring and mature work to date! – The New Yorker

"You will enjoy this latest visit to the unsettled world of Thomas Bradshaw, where people misbehave without the cushion of guilt or the filter of psychology. ****4 Stars! Critics' Pick " – Time Out New York

"Bradshaw's best play! It will be a sad statement about the NYC theatergoing public if there is one empty seat in the house for the rest of this show's run." – www.NYTheatre.com

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2m, 4f, 1m or f

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Plus 1 male voice

Dawn revolves around Hampton, an abusive alcoholic who has completely alienated his wife and children. Can he stop drinking and make up for the past, even amidst some very dark revelations of incest and pedophilia? Dawn is one father's story of redemption and reconciliation — with a twist. Bradshaw was named Playwright of the year by the theater blog KUL-That Sounds Cool and Dawn was named among the best performances of Stage and Screen for 2008 in The New Yorker.
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Thomas Bradshaw

Thomas Bradshaw

Thomas Bradshaw's plays have been produced at regional theaters, in NYC as as well as in Europe. In 2012, the Flea Theater successfully produced his play Job and in 2011, his play Burning ran to rave reviews at the New Group/NYC and the Goodman Theater produced his play Mary, which they had previously commissioned. His play The Bereaved, produced by Partial Comfort, was named one of the Best Plays ... view full profile

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Candace Raines 4/13/2015 4:02 PM
Not for High School Kids.

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