A Brief History of Women

by  Alan Ayckbourn

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 3f

A comedy in four parts about an unremarkable man and the remarkable women who loved him, left him, or lost him over sixty years; and of the equally remarkable old manor house that saw and heard it all happen.

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A Brief History of Women

by  Alan Ayckbourn

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    3m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Additional Info

From his first unsettling encounter as a very young man in 1925 to an unexpected reunion late in life, Anthony Spates' romantic progress is charted in this hilarious and gently touching comedy. The fireworks, love, and loss come at the funniest moments in this Ayckbourn comedy.
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Keywords

Aging, Death, Love, Marriage, Memory

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Performing Groups

  • College Theatre / Student
  • Community Theatre
  • Professional Theatre
  • Large Stage
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

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3m, 3f
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Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn has spent his life in theatre, rarely if ever tempted by television or film, which perhaps explains why he continues to be so prolific. To date he has written 77 plays, and his work has been translated into over 35 languages, is performed on stage and television throughout the world, and has won countles ...

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