Bryony Lavery Frozen

ISBN 13: 9780571217380

Frozen

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One sunny evening, ten-year-old Rhona goes missing. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American academic, comes to England to research a thesis entitled 'Serial Killing: A Forgivable Act?' Then there's Ralph, a loner with a bit of previous who's looking for some distraction...Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark upon a long dark journey which finally curves upward into the light. Frozen premiered at the Birmingham Rep and was revived at the Royal National Theatre, London in 2002.

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One evening ten-year old Rhona goes missing. As her mother retreats into a state of frozen hope, a psychologist studies the brain of a serial killer to find out if what he does is pure evil or simply beyond his control. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey that ends in the discovery of a common humanity.

A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:

Rosalind Ayres as Nancy

Jeffrey Donovan as Ralph

Laila Robins as Agnetha

Directed by Eric Simonson. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles.

About the Author:

Bryony Lavery's plays include Last Easter (Manhattan Classic Company), A Wedding Story (Sphinx) and Frozen (TMA Best Play 2001, Eileen Anderson Best Play 2001) which began life at Birmingham Rep, moved to the National Theatre, London, and was then produced on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony awards. She has written five plays for National Theatre Connections. Recent work includes Kursk (Sound and Fury), The Wicked Lady (New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent), Stockholm (Frantic Assembly/ Sydney Theatre Company) which received the Wolff-Whiting Best Play 2008, and, with Jason Carr, A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep/ West Yorkshire Playhouse). Beautiful Burnout premiered at the Pleasance Forth, Edinburgh in 2010 (Frantic Assembly/National Theatre of Scotland). She is honorary Doctor of Arts at De Montford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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