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Shopping and Fucking - Full Length Play, Drama

Shopping and Fucking

Mark Ravenhill

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Full Length Play, Drama

4m, 1f

ISBN: 9780573704499

The ground-breaking debut from one of the most important playwrights of the last decade, now in an acting edition.

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Description

Full Length Play

Drama

120 minutes (2 hours)

Time Period - Contemporary

Settings Of Play - Contemporary London

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Drugs, Intense Adult Themes, Nudity/Partial Nudity

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

The ground-breaking debut from one of the most important playwrights of the last decade, now in an acting edition. "Shopping and Fucking is a darkly humorous play for today's twenty-somethings ...a real coup de theatre" Nicholas de Jongh, Evening Standard "Plunges you into the world of disposability, disconnection and dysfunction, where relationships to be trusted have to be reduced to transactions ...strong stuff" Paul Taylor, Independent "Ravenhill has more to say, and says it more refreshingly and wittily, than any other playwright of his generation" - Time Out

REVIEWS

"Ravenhill has a sharp eye for the blackly comic bizarreries of this tragic, emotionally shrink-wrapped world." - The Independent, Read More

"Ravenhill writes well, sometimes eloquently, even bordering on the poetic." - CurtainUp, Read More

"Ravenhill’s shocking drama presents the most graphic and disturbing gay sex scenes ever seen onstage." - New York, Read More


RELATED ARTICLES ON BREAKING CHARACTER 

The Receipt on Our Commercialized Life: SHOPPING AND F***ING 
by Gianfranco Lentini 
May 17, 2016


Shopping and F***ing was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, in September of 1996, under the direction of Max Stafford-Clark.

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CASTING

4m, 1f

CASTING NOTES

Multiple gay-male roles, extremely violent.

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Author
Mark Ravenhill

Mark Ravenhill

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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