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Attempts on Her Life

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  4w, 4m

Attempts on Her Life
by Martin Crimp

Seventeen scenes make up this ambitious and highly original work, ranging from just a page to much longer dialogues.

Attempts on Her Life

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4w, 4m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Experimental

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Summary
 A woman with various identities links all the scenes: she is the heroine of a film in one, a victim of civil war in another, an international terrorist, a porn star, and the subject of a conversation among friends. She is the living embodiment of Crimp's underlying declaration that coherent identity in the modern world is little more than myth.
Performing Groups
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting Various simple settings

Licensing & Materials

  • Minimum Fee: £70 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Martin Crimp

Martin Crimp was born in 1956 and began writing for theatre in the 1980s. His plays include: When we have sufficiently tortured each other (2019), Men Asleep (2018), The Rest Will be Familiar To You From Cinema (2013, voted by Germany’s Theater heute best foreign play of the ...

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