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Full Length Play, Dark Comedy
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Full Length Play
Time Period - 1990s, Victorian (British and American)
Settings Of Play - London, in both the 1990s and the 1860s
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Drugs, Intense Adult Themes
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
"A promising idea awaits dramatic payoff in 'Handbag,' the Mark Ravenhill play that — whatever else its achievements — confirms that the author of 'Shopping and Fucking' is no one-play wonder." - Variety, Read More
"Handbag entertainingly and sometimes jarringly explores the timeless search for love, acceptance and meaning in what’s often an unwelcoming world." - Washington Blade, Read More
First performed at the Lyric Hammersmith Studio, London, in 1998 and was commissioned by the Actors Touring Company.
Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)
Five of the roles are double-casted and feature two gay couples.
Mark is an internationally acclaimed playwright whose first full-length play, Shopping and Fucking, opened at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in 1996.
His plays include Mother Clap's Molly House (National Theatre, 2001); Product (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2005); The Cut (Donmar Warehouse, London, 2006); Citizenship (National Theatre, 2006); pool (no water) (Lyric Hammersmith, 2006); ... view full profile
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