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Charlotte Payne



Nationality:    British
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Charlotte Payne's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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        Dying For It

Dying For It

Inspired by Erdmans classic satirical comedy, banned by Stalin before a single performance. Dying For Ii centres on Semyon, unemployed, living in the hallway and watching his wife Masha slave all the hours God sends. When his last hope to earn a crust and gain some self-respect disappears. he decides to take his own life. Word gets out of his intention and he finds himself inundated with visitors begging him to die on their behalf On the night he is to shoot himself they hold a party. at which point events spiral to a glorious climax.
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Original Playwright - Nikolai Erdman (the Suicide). Literal translation by Charlotte Payne

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Male:  8            Female:  4            Other:  doubling

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