The Farm

by  David Storey

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 4f

"Richly textured and resonant with life.... Storey is one of our finest playwrights." - The New York Times
"Beautifully controlled mounting of tension.... Marvelously written.... Unforgettable." - New York Magazine

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    3m, 4f

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Hard drinking, hard working farmer Slattery rules his roost: three daughters and his easy going wife. His only son, an aimless poet, returns home determined to marry an older divorced actress and the family reaction is considerable.

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Reviews

"Richly textured and resonant with life.... Storey is one of our finest playwrights. " - The New York Times

"Beautifully controlled mounting of tension.... Marvelously written.... Unforgettable." - New York Magazine

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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  • Setting: The living room of a farm. The present.

Casting

3m, 4f

SLATTERY

MRS SLATTERY

WENDY

JENNY

BRENDA

ARTHUR

ALBERT

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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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Royal Court Theatre, 1973.

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