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Download e-book for iPad: 'Weldon Rising' & 'Disappeared' (Modern Plays) by Phyllis Nagy

By Phyllis Nagy

ISBN-10: 0413701506

ISBN-13: 9780413701503

"Each play I see via Phyllis Nagy confirms me within the trust that she is the best playwright to have emerged within the Nineties" (Alistair Macaulay, Financial Times)
Weldon Rising: Downtown big apple. The temperature is hovering. within the meat-packing district, Natty Weldon's lover is casually butchered via a homicidal homophobe. The witnesses don't intrude. Natty flees in terror, lesbians watch from their condo window and a flamboyant transvestite prostitute cowers on the street less than. yet existence adjustments for them after the murder.

Disappeared: Sarah Casey, a trip agent who hasn't ever been anyplace, meets the mysterious Elston Rupp in a bar in New York's Hell's Kitchen. They stroll out jointly and she or he isn't visible back. used to be she murdered, has she escaped from town of loners, or has she easily vanished?

Nagy is "the laconic laureate of this religious desolate tract" (Paul Taylor, Independent)

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