By David Hare,Virginia Grise
Memory, historical past, and tradition collide with the starlit rooftop goals of a myth-inspired personality as Soledad and her companion, Hailstorm, redefine relatives all alone phrases after the loss of life in their eldest son in Iraq. blu, steeped in poetic realism and modern politics, demanding situations us to attempt to visualize a time sooner than war.
Selected because the winner of the 2010 Yale Drama festival from greater than 950 submissions, Virginia Grises play blu occurs within the current yet appears to be like again at the now not too far away earlier via a chain of prayers, rituals, and desires. Contest pass judgement on David Hare commented, "Virginia Grise is a blazingly proficient author, and her play blu remains with you many years after youve learn it." Noting that 2010 was once a banner yr for girls playwrights, he extra, "Womens writing for the theatre is improved and extra eloquent than it has ever been."
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