Melissa James Gibson is at once an anomaly among contemporary playwrights and a sterling emblem of her contemporary theatrical period. As anomaly, she imbues each work with a singular integrity that seems almost defiant of the current overriding trend of theatrical collectives and hive-minde
"Jasmin Genzel works on a visual atlas composed by minimal gestures, where substracting has more importance than the posing and placing. ‘By force of uplifting’ could be the title of this introduction and in general to her work; it is mental operation to permit working on the
Playwright Brian Friel grew up in Northern Ireland and attended Ireland's national seminary, Saint Patrick's College. But, instead of becoming a priest, took up teaching and writing. In the late 1950s, his first radio plays aired on the BBC and he began to publish short fiction.
By the mid-1960s,