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Lonesome West (Methuen Modern Plays)

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Publisher Comments:

The Lonesome West was first presented as a Druid Theatre company and Royal Court co-production in the summer of 1997.
'The play combines manic energy and physical violence in a way that is both hilarious and viscerally exciting' Daily Telegraph
Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their father's house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty squabblings spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.
Martin McDonagh (b. 1970) is an English-born Irish playwright, filmmaker, and screenwriter.

He was won the Laurence Olivier Award, Evening Standard Award, Tony Award and an Academy Award.

Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their fathers house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty arguments spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.
 
Modern Classics span the period in drama literature from the 1950s to present day. These are the most often taught plays in college and graduate studies and many Modern Classic editions feature an academic Introduction essay.
“Combines manic energy and physical violence in a way that is both hilarious and viscerally exciting.” —Daily Telegraph

“One of the great events of the contemporary Irish theatre.”—Irish Times

“Martin McDonagh is both a powerful writer of staying power and an individual talent within a powerful tradition ... His is a voice you will want to hear again.”—Sunday Times

Synopsis:

One of McDonagh's Connemara trilogy of plays. Two brothers living in their father's house after his recent death, find it practically impossible to exist without violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only Father Welsh, the young local priest, bids for reconciliation.

Synopsis:

Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their fathers house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty arguments spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.
 
Methuen Drama Modern Classics span the period in drama literature from the 1950s to present day. These are the most often taught plays in college and graduate studies and many Modern Classic editions feature an academic Introduction essay.

Synopsis:

The Lonesome West was first presented as a Druid Theatre company and Royal Court co-production in the summer of 1997.

'The play combines manic energy and physical violence in a way that is both hilarious and viscerally exciting' Daily Telegraph

Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their father's house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty squabblings spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.

About the Author

Martin McDonagh's first play The Beauty Queen of Leenane was nominated for six Tony awards, of which it won four, and the Laurence Olivier Award. In 2003, his play The Pillowman had its world premiere at the Royal National Theatre and received the 2004 Olivier Award. In 2006, Martin McDonagh won an Oscar for his short film Six Shooter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780413719805
Publisher:
Methuen Publishing
Location:
London :
Author:
McDonagh, Martin
Subject:
Brothers -- Ireland -- Drama.
Subject:
British & Irish
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Modern Classics
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

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Product details 96 pages Methuen Drama in Association with the Royal C - English 9780413719805 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , One of McDonagh's Connemara trilogy of plays. Two brothers living in their father's house after his recent death, find it practically impossible to exist without violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only Father Welsh, the young local priest, bids for reconciliation.
"Synopsis" by ,
Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their fathers house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty arguments spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.
 
Methuen Drama Modern Classics span the period in drama literature from the 1950s to present day. These are the most often taught plays in college and graduate studies and many Modern Classic editions feature an academic Introduction essay.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Lonesome West was first presented as a Druid Theatre company and Royal Court co-production in the summer of 1997.

'The play combines manic energy and physical violence in a way that is both hilarious and viscerally exciting' Daily Telegraph

Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their father's house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty squabblings spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.

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