Little Wars

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A dinner party during the Second World War unites celebrated writers Agatha Christie, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas with a mysterious guest.

With copious booze flowing, acid-tongued barbs flying, and the threat of global conflict looming, the guests and the world around them are close to boiling point. Everyone has a confession. Someone has a secret.

Set in the French Alps in 1940, Steven Carl McCasland s Little Wars is an enthralling, entertaining and ultimately moving portrait of seven exceptional women and a thrilling fiction based on truth.

It was workshopped Off-Off-Broadway, first performed in 2015, and received an acclaimed digital premiere in 2020, featuring Linda Bassett, Sarah Solemani, Juliet Stevenson and Sophie Thompson. It provides glorious opportunities for an all-female cast to play some of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century.

PublisherNick Hern Books
CategoryFull Length Play
TypeScript
AuthorSteven carl McCasland
ISBN9781839040030
Music Byn/a
Adapted Byn/a
Based Onn/a
Period Set In1940's
SetCountry Home in the Alps
Female7
TypeScript
Royalty Playn/a
Sale Price$32.95 (excl. GST and postage)
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