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small (NHB Modern Plays)

Holly Robinson

Publisher: Nick Hern Books

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Summary

A compassionate and probing exploration of youth and aging, nostalgia and regret, and the dangers of refusing to get old.
All children grow up, but what if they could grow back down again? A new medical process is being attempted, and it's got an extraordinary aim: attempting to 'de-age' its volunteers back into young children.
The scientists don't know if it'll work. The doctors aren't sure if it should. And the friends and families of those undergoing the risky procedure can't understand why anybody would willingly do this in the first place… Why would you want to be small again?
Holly Robinson's play small was first performed at Soho Theatre, London, in a production by Oxford School of Drama.

The Nick Hern Books Multiplay Drama series features large-cast plays specifically written to be performed by and appeal to older teenagers and young adults.
Available since: 11/02/2023.
Print length: 50 pages.

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