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Another Time

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  2w, 3m

Another Time
by Ronald Harwood

"Solid, intelligent, ingeniously constructed...Has a sure sense of both the comedy and the pathos." - Sunday Telegraph

"Gives us something so subtle in its celebration of the human spirit's mysterious capacity to triumph...that we leave th…

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    2w, 3m
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Details

Summary
In early 1950s Sea Point Town, Ike and Belle live with their son, Leonard, already a brilliantly gifted pianist who needs to study in Europe. When Ike dies, Belle is determined to further Leonard's studies whatever the cost. In Act II it is thirty-five years later in London where Leonard is a famous concert pianist. Belle and her brother and sister have travelled to London to see him, but Leonard has some shattering news for Belle.
M3 F2 (some characters age over 35 years)
  • Time Period Contemporary
  • Setting A pentagonal hall of a small ground-floor flat, a recording studio
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Cautions
    • No Special Cautions

Licensing & Materials

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

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Authors

Ronald Harwood

Ronald Harwood’s many plays include The Dresser, Taking Sides, Quartet, Mahler’s Conversion, An English Tragedy, Collaboration and Degenerate Art which premiered in Berlin in October 2015. His films include The Dresser (Academy Award Nomination for Best Screenplay), Taking ...
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