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Timberlake Wertenbaker

Full Length Play, Drama  /  5f

New Anatomies
by Timberlake Wertenbaker

" An ambitious drama. Ms Wertenbaker's writing shows remarkable range ... " - Time Out

Timberlake Wertenbaker's second play for the Women's Theatre Group, first seen at the Edinburgh Festival, considers women trapped in the "go…

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Timberlake Wertenbaker's second play for the Women's Theatre Group, first seen at the Edinburgh Festival, considers women trapped in the "golden cage" of normality. It portrays the eccentric Isabelle Eberhardt, an explorer who lived from 1877 to 1904, who travels through Algeria dressed as an Arab boy before going to Paris, where she encounters other women adopting male dress as a basis for greater freedom. .

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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: 19th Century
  • Setting: Various interior and exterior settings
  • Features / Contains: Period Costumes

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5f
Cast Attributes
  • All Female
Casting Notes

F5, 1 musician, play 15 characters

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" An ambitious drama. Ms Wertenbaker's writing shows remarkable range ... " - Time Out

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Timberlake Wertenbaker

Timberlake grew up in the Basque country and lives in London. She is one of the UK’s leading playwrights and her work is performed worldwide. She is the recipient of numerous awards including an Olivier Award and the New York Drama Critics Award for OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and a Writers' Guild Award for Three Birds Alightin ...

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