|Of Dark and Bright|
|Author||FARINA, Alison - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author|
|Synopsis||Based on historical events of the 15th century, Of Dark and Bright is about the trial and banishment of the Duchess of Gloucester for crimes of heresy and witchcraft.
Her involvement in English history is most notably chronicled in William
Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part II. Her punishment is banishment to the Isle of Man and that is where the story begins.|
4F (minimum 8)|
|Status||Available for performance|
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|@alison farina Of Dark and Bright 2007.pdf||Tue, 11th Aug 2009||script for Of Dark and Bright||Available to read: £5.00|
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Alison has been acting since the early 1990s and revived a masters degree in theatre Performance from Goldsmiths College, University of London. After Goldsmiths she and a colleague formed Attic Door Theatre, a professional theatre company based on the Isle of Man. On the island Alison was also the artistic director of the Manx performance group Possain Straiddey which focused on Manx folklore, mummer's plays and street performances produced for festivals and holidays. In 2003 she trained with Improbable Theatre in London in the art of improvisation and devising theatre and used these methods to bring her stories together.