Rebecca Lenkiewicz's The Night Season premiered at the National Theatre in 2004, received the Critics' Circle's Most Promising Playwright Award and was nominated for the Charles Wintour Evening Standard Award and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award. Her Naked Skin premiered in the Olivier at the National Theatre in 2008. Other plays include her first, Soho - a Tale of Table Dancers, which won a Fringe First at Edinburgh and opened the Arcola Theatre in 2001, Shoreditch Madonna, Blue Moon over Poplar (Soho Theatre), A Soldier's Tale (Old Vic), Invisible Mountains (National Theatre Education), Faeries (Royal Opera House), Justitia (Peacock Theatre), adaptations of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People and Ghosts (both at the Arcola), The Lioness (Tricycle); The Typist (Sky Arts); Stars Over Kabul (NYT/Traverse), That Almost Unnameable Lust (Clean Break/Soho Theatre) and The Painter (Arcola); and for BBC Radio 4: Sarah and Ken, Fighting for Words and Caravan of Desire.
London 1913. Militancy in the Suffragette Movement is at its height. Thousands of women of all classes serve time in Holloway Prison in their fight to gain the vote. Amongst ...
Power. Money. Morality. In a tight knit community a shocking discovery comes to light and threatens the lifeblood of the town.
Truth and honour are pitched against wild ambition and ...
Norway, 1881. Mrs. Alving is ecstatic when her son Osvald visits after many years abroad. He has returned to celebrate the heroic memory of his dead father. But within hours ...
This first collection of Rebecca Lenkiewicz's plays includes The Night Season, Shoreditch Madonna, Her Naked Skin and The Painter.
The Night Season:
'The Night Season is unusual; no politics ...
A derelict space. Three urban cowboys. Two jaded bohemians. One woman, alone, in pain. Their lives collide and in an attempt to connect with each other, their conflicts unfold. A ...
I cry in the daytime and in the night season am not silent.
Late at night, shoeless, in the rain, a film actor playing the poet Yeats turns ...
The fashionables? They just want to know if a painting’s hot. Whether it will gain.
Queen Victoria said of Turner, ‘He is quite mad.’ A cockney who spoke his ...
Rebecca Lenkiewicz/Henry James
A new adaptation of Henry James's classic novella adapted for the stage by Rebecca Lenkiewicz. This adaptation was first staged at the Almeida Theatre, London, in January 2013.