Terrifyingly disturbing Beirut deserves to be seen. Beirut. Written by Alan Bowne. Directed by Janet Sonenberg. Starring Arthur H. Roberts ‘ Beirut has 32 ratings and 2 reviews. George said: I was on set design for this production back in This is a great story about the early days of the. Lynn Sher is raising funds for BEIRUT by Alan Bowne on Kickstarter! BEIRUT is a love story told in a futuristic, disease-ravaged, ‘s Lower.

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This play is available below and is also included in the collection: Set in a dystopic future, in a culture of fear, where the trees are being stripped and burned and ashes rain from the sky, a family deals blwne the aftermath of a woman being swallowed by the sea.

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Peggy rated it liked it Aug 25, He also wrote one novel, Wally Wonderstruck. Plays by Alan Bowne.

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Unfortunately, Criswell has not found the seesawing give-and-take dynamics between the two characters necessary to move the play beyond its general intensity.


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Jeanie Biwne rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Open Preview See a Problem? In the future, after the global ecological disaster, so much that makes life worth living has been outlawed.

Dearly departed in …. No trivia or quizzes yet. There is also a problem with the way the play sometimes seems to conflate sex and love. Amber rated it did not like it Apr 02, Can old complaints be forgot? Ash is a successful yuppy with impeccable taste but annoys the hell out of his wife, Lulu, who likes to get very drunk, very quickly.

Beirut review at Park Theatre, London

The play is cast thus far as follows: Alice, a lowly lecturer in drama at a faith-based state university in the Midwest, and Dexter, an enthusiastic student more interested in his teacher than the theatre, become embroiled in the discovery of a play by an obscure late 20th century playwright named A R Gurney. The year isthe place an elite psychiatric clinic, the Patient 1 is — the ex-president, George W Bush!

But if allan in this life, then in the next. Set in an apocalyptic future where a young man named Torch has been quarantined to a dark, squalid room on the Lower East Side of New York City, after testing positive for a nameless, sexually transmitted disease.


David Bricquet rated it liked it May 10, Kickstarter is not a store. Director William Criswell molds his sincerely impassioned cast into an oasis of humanity in vortex of chaos.

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Beirut review at Park Theatre, London – ‘claustrophobic Aids crisis allegory’

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Elizabeth rated it liked it Jan 30, If you know what GRID stood for, aln really need to at least read this play.

I directed a scene from it once in college and would love to see it on stage sometime We will have performances over two weeks in either early summer, or fall. I was on set design for this production back in