By Hannah Patterson
Laura has been commissioned to put in writing an particular profile of businesswoman extraordinaire Mary Greene, who has lately develop into a number one philanthropist.
But as Laura digs deeper into Mary's charitable motivations, she discovers a way more attention-grabbing perspective. Michael, Mary's "Charitable Giving Advisor†?, turns out to have an inordinate volume of effect over her judgements. Is it correct that he wields loads energy whilst his causes and priorities will possibly not face up to scrutiny? Or does the reason for – and the morality of – philanthropic giving subject under the result? it is usually greater to provide than to obtain. is not it?
Hannah Patterson's soaking up play asks no matter if giving to charity can ever actually be altruistic and who really profits the main - the recipient, the donor or the dealer? It got a analyzing on the Arcola's PlayWROUGHT competition in 2016 and was once premiered at Hampstead Downstairs on 12 might 2016, directed by means of Bijan Sheibani.
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