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The Phenomena of Death

I lost my mom to cancer in 1984. I was 17 then. Upon discovering she had cancer, doctors gave her only 6 months to live. And she died in 6 months. 1,476 more words

Essay: Violence & the Visitation Drama

Two plays, Dennis Potter’s Brimstone and Treacle and Sarah Kane’s Blasted, although written almost two decades apart and dramaturgically different – the former a mid-seventies commission for television broadcast, BBC’s… 2,420 more words


Complete Plays by Sarah Kane

For a long time I thought I wanted to write plays with my life. As a result, I own a lot of plays.

But Sarah Kane is in a league of her own. 135 more words

4:48 Psychosis - Theatre by the RIver

One thing I look forward to every year at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival is what play Theatre by the River will be staging. One reason for this is that over the years I’ve gotten to know several people associated with the company. 807 more words

Reviews And Such

'Really terrifying... but also really freeing': 4.48 Psychosis and Portraying Mental Illness Onstage

You can go to any fringe festival in the world, throw a stone, and hit a poster for a comedic show. I promise. Fringe is often a time for improv-ers and sketch-ers to stretch their legs for a ten-day or week-long performance schedule and roll around in audiences looking to have a good time on a weekend. 635 more words

"The Mythology of Sarah Kane: How to Avoid Reading 4.48 Psychosis as a Suicide Note" (2002)

In 2002, after leading a session on the work of Martin Crimp and Sarah Kane for The Danish Association of Teachers of English summer school, … 134 more words

Mini Review: 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane

“This is not a world in which I wish to live.”
Sarah Kane, 4.48 Psychosis

The play could be condensed to this one line which could be a powerful epigraph to the writer, as much as the play itself is. 491 more words