On the Shore of the Wide World

by  Simon Stephens

Full Length Play, Drama  /  5m, 4f

Winner! 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Play

"A major new voice in British writing." - The Independent

"Anguished lyricism." - Guardian

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On the Shore of the Wide World

by  Simon Stephens

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    5m, 4f
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    Olivier, From West End

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In Simon Stephens' stunning play something is about to happen that will change one family forever. Set over the course of nine months, ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD is an epic play about love, family, Roy Keane and the size of the galaxy.
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Accolades

  • Winner! 2006 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Play

Reviews

"A major new voice in British writing." - The Independent

"Anguished lyricism." - Guardian

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

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Simon Stephens

Simon Stephens is an award-winning playwright. His early work at the Royal Court includes BLUEBIRD (1998); HERONS (2001), COUNTRY MUSIC (2004) and MOTORTOWN (2006). In 2008 his play HARPER REGAN opened at the National Theatre, and SEA WALL, starring Andrew Scott, played at the Bush. Simon then had success with his p ...

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