The Changing Room

by  David Storey

Full Length Play, Drama  /  22m

"David Storey is a writer who genuinely extends the territory of drama" (Guardian)

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The Changing Room

by  David Storey

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    22m
  • Accolades

    Accolades

    From Broadway

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"David Storey is a writer who genuinely extends the territory of drama" (Guardian) The Changing Room: "It's about exactly what it is: Storey offers us, with an unforced tenderness, the shifting moods of everyday experience...the scene is busy, purposeful and exhilerating. You'd never imagine realism could be this theatrical...The Changing Room takes you into its world in a way few plays achieve." (Independent on Sunday)
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Reviews

"Gritty and grandiose...One of David Storey's best plays." - London Times

"David Story's groundbreaking play is enthralling." -Independent

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Setting: The changing room of a Rugby League Team in the North of England.
  • Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes

Music

  • Musical Style: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Vocal Demands: N/A (Not a musical)
  • Chorus Size: N/A (Not a musical)

Casting

22m

HARRY RILEY - the cleaner
PATRICK "PATSY" WALTER TURNER - NO.2, Wing
FIELDING - No. 10, Forward
"MIC" MORLEY - No. 13, Forward\
"KENNY" KENDAL - No. 12, Forward
LUKE - the masseur
"FENNY" GORDON FENCHURCH - No. 5, Wing
COLIN JAGGER - No. 3, Center
TREVOR - No. 1, Full-back
WALSH - No. 8, Forward
"SANDY" SANFORD - the assistant trainer
BARRY COPLEY - No. 7, Scrum-half
JACK STRINGER - No. 3, Center
BRYAN ATKINSON - No. 11, Forward
BILLY SPENCER - No. 15, Reserve
JOHN CLEGG - No. 9, Hooker
FRANK MOORE - No. 14, Reserve
CLIFFORD OWENS - No. 6, Team Captain
DANNY CROSBY - the Trainer
TALLON - the Referee
SIR FREDERICK THORTON - the Club Owner
MACKENDRICK - the Club Secretary
MATCH ANNOUNCER

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Cast Attributes

  • All Male

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Authors

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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Morosco Theatre, New York in 1973. Directed by Michael Rudman.

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