By Alexi Kaye Campbell
The optimum of The Pride on the Royal courtroom Theatre in 2008 marked the emergence of Alexi Kaye Campbell as a particular new expertise. With its daring and inventive constitution and its bold tackle sexual politics within the Fifties and this present day, the play mixed exciting dramaturgy with profound perception into the affairs of the human middle. It went directly to win an Olivier Award, the Critics' Circle Award for many Promising Playwright, and the loo Whiting Award for top New Play, and used to be revived within the West result in 2013.
Published right here along that outstanding debut are Alexi's 4 next performs, which jointly show his infrequent skill to harness theatricality in pursuit of emotional truth.
Apologia (Bush Theatre, London, 2009; revived within the West lead to 2017), a perceptive examine what has occurred to Sixties idealists and their youngsters. 'Sharp, humorous, clever and humane, Alexi Kaye Campbell is a author to cherish' Telegraph
The religion Machine (Royal courtroom, 2011), an exploration of the connection among religion and capitalism that asks basic questions on the genuine that means of affection. 'An pressing play of expansive ambition and largeness of spirit' Guardian
Bracken Moor (Tricycle Theatre and Shared event, 2013), a haunting story of grief and denial, set opposed to the commercial quandary of the Nineteen Thirties. 'A more suitable form of ghost story... intellectually in addition to emotionally haunting' The Stage
Sunset on the Villa Thalia (National Theatre, 2016), a passionate and deeply own play concerning the influence of international impact, deliberate and unintended, on a kingdom and its humans. 'This play is a winner, a thought-provoking slow-burn tale that works on many degrees' The Times
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