Amy's View

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  3w, 3m

Amy's View
by David Hare

"A diffuse, funny, moving, difficult, fascinating play...A major dramatist has written a strong, rich play." - London Times

"Above all else, Amy's View offers the sheer exhilaration of watching a major dramatist writing for the theatre he loves at the very height of his powers." - Daily Express

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


After sold out performances at the National Theatre prompted a transfer to the West End, Judi Dench came to Broadway to star in this heady and original drama of love and death. In 1979 Esme Allen is a well known British actress caught in a changing West End climate that is trying for performers. A visit from her young daughter with a new boyfriend sets in motion a series of events which only find their shape sixteen years later.
M3 (20s, early 50s)
F3 (23-39, 49-66, late 70s-mid 80s)
  • Time Period 1970s
  • Setting A living-room, a dressing-room
  • Features Period Costumes
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

Licensing & Materials

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David Hare

David Hare has been called "one of the great post-war British playwrights." Along with co-founding Portable Theatre Company and Joint Stock Theatre Group, he served as Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London and Resident Dramatist at the Nottingham Playhouse. ...
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