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Mexican Plays

Mexican Plays

Edited by Elyse Dodgson
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781854599476, 320 pages, April 2008


A unique collection of five surprising and exciting plays from Mexico, in English translations, selected by the Royal Court Theatre, London, and edited by Elyse Dodgson, the Royal Court's Head of International Development.

On Insomnia and Midnight by Edgar Chías
In a mountain hotel an ailing guest and nervous chambermaid strike up an uneasy friendship.

The Sánchez Huerta Girl Killed Herself by Claudia Ríos
After a young girl's suicide, her parents meet for the first time in years at the school where she died.

Seven-Eleven by Iván Olivares
Cabron (the Bastard) isn't having a good day. His scams aren't going well. Thank god for Seven-Eleven and its constant supply of hot-dogs.

Little Certainties by Bárbara Colio
Mario is missing, presumed dead. In the town of Tijuana, his brother and sister make a shocking discovery about Mario and his secrets.

Used Blood Junkyard by Alberto Villarreal
Làzaro, his mates and his porn-star girlfriend are "art terrorists"... Can anything stop their killing spree?