Steven Berkoff Plays 2

Decadence; Kvetch; Acapulco; Harry's Christmas; Brighton Beach Scumbags; Dahling You Were Marvelous; Dog; Actor

Steven Berkoff
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Written with characteristic Berkoff flair and an understanding of the subtle power and violence of the English language, this second collection of his plays includes Decadence, described by the Guardian as being 'enthused with Berkoff's violent, imagist, vivid wordplay'.

Author bio:

There is no one like Berkoff and there'll never be another.' Daily MailSteven Berkoff was born in Stepney, East London and started acting at the City Literary Institute when he was 19. Following more training at the Webber Douglas School of Drama, he worked extensively in repertory theatre in England and Scotland - doing every job from understudy to stage management. In 1968 he formed his own company, the London Theatre Group. Through mime, gymnastics and voice, the Group liberated themselves from the conventions of mainstream theatre and started to evolve an innovative, more integrated theatrical language. Berkoff's encounter with the mime artist Jacque le Coq in Paris was seminal in this.Steven Berkoff's plays include East, West, Sink the Belgrano!, Decadence, Kvetch, Acapulco, Ritual in Blood and Oedipus, which Faber publishes in Steven Berkoff: Plays 1. Faber also publishes Berkoff's

Category: Plays & playscripts
ISBN: 9780571171026
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Plays
Pub Date: July 2005
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Plays, playscripts