Focused on three best friends who are kidnapped and held captive, Ikoko's fiercely contemporary portrait of the consume-and-discard nature of modern society was created through the support of the Talawa Writer's Programme.
Moira Buffini’s Gabriel is a wartime drama set in occupied Guernsey in 1943.
Buffini’s play follows the Becquet family who has been forced to move due to their home being requisitioned by German officers. Head of the family Jeanne must look after her Jewish Daughter-in-law Lily and her younger daughter Estelle, until Lily saves the life of a stranger who has lost his memory, putting the entire household in danger.
This CinePlay adaptation was inspired by the relationship of filmmaker Guru Dutt and singer Geeta Dutt and depicts the glamour and suffering of the 1950's Hindi film industry.
In the aftermath of her immoral and philandering husband's death, widower Helene Alving is haunted by the prospect of her son, Oswald, inheriting the legacy of his father's dissolute life. Ibsen wrote Ghosts hot on the heels of A Doll's House and it continues his run of powerful and probing drawing room dramas.
A group of low-ranking real estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company’s wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels.
In three short months, Oscar Wilde, the most celebrated playwright and wit of Victorian England, was toppled from the apex of British society into ruin. A story of sex and censorship, embracing characters from George Bernard Shaw to Queen Victoria herself.
Two one-act plays by Joyce Carol Oates. In Gulf War, an affluent young couple entertains an older couple for an evening of cocktails and politics during the Gulf War. In Black, a couple anxiously awaits the arrival of an ex-husband for dinner and drinks.
This CinePlay adaptation of Chandrashekhara Kambara’s 1983 play Harakeya Kuri, is set in present day and revolves around the lives of three characters who are brought together in a conflict over like no other.