Time Period - Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
Settings Of Play - Contemporary
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings, Bare Stage/Simple Set
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Strong Language, Mild Adult Themes
Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
Lisa has breast cancer. Meryl is a healer who believes in the power of positive thinking. As time folds back on itself and then forwards, Lisa and Meryl trade roles as the healer and the healed, discovering that the world is full of ghosts.
"It's a gem: heartfelt, dark, with astonishing character arcs." - OC Weekly
"Both a satire and a moving story about illness." - Guardian
Ghost Story premiered in 2010 with Sky Playhouse Live, broadcast by Sky Arts. It then premiered in the US in April 2013, billed alongside Ravenhill's The Experiment as Ghost Experiment, with STAGEStheatre, under the direction of Dave Barton.