The Contractor

by  David Storey

Full Length Play, Drama  /  9m, 3f

"As gripping as it is original, and as shapely as it is simple." - Financial Times

In the first act men assemble on a lawn and put up a tent; in the second it is festooned; in the third, dismantled. Meanwhile a wedding takes place as a bizarre collection of misfits from the wedding party and the tent contracting outfit interact in …

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The Contractor

by  David Storey

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    9m, 3f

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In the first act men assemble on a lawn and put up a tent; in the second it is festooned; in the third, dismantled. Meanwhile a wedding takes place as a bizarre collection of misfits from the wedding party and the tent contracting outfit interact in a poetic parable.
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"As gripping as it is original, and as shapely as it is simple." - Financial Times

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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David Storey

David Storey was born in Yorkshire. He studied at Wakefield Art School from 1951-53, and subsequently at the Slade School in London. After his art studies and a career as a professional rugby player, he turned to writing. His plays have been produced throughout the world to great acclaim. Mr. Storey's work for televisi ...

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