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Book Title: The Architect|
Date of issue: December 1st 2006
ISBN 13: 9780413707703
The author of the book: David Greig
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 2.98 MB
Edition: Methuen Publishing
Read full description of the books The Architect:A powerful piece of work. Two or three suicides. Looks at the problem of housing as a living space and its effect on family ties, lifestyle, love. David Greig is a good cameraman, he knows when to zoom in and out. The play builds on the story of the architect`s family and expands to reveal the problem with space, housing, poverty, unemployment, identity and violence.
Read information about the authorDavid Greig was born in Edinburgh in 1969 and brought up in Nigeria. He studied drama at Bristol University and is now a well-known writer and director of plays. He has been commissioned by the Royal Court, the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company and is currently Dramaturg of the National Theater of Scotland.
His first play was produced in Glasgow in 1992 and he has written many plays since, produced worldwide. In 1990 he co-founded Suspect Culture Theatre Group with Graham Eatough in Glasgow.
His translations include Camus' Caligula (2003), Candide 2000, and When the Bulbul Stopped Singing, based on a book by Raja Shehadeh. Danmy 306 + Me (4 ever) (1999) is a play written for children.
David Greig's recent plays include The American Pilot (2005), about America's involvement in the Middle East and Eastern Europe; Pyrenees (2005) about a man who is found in the foothills of the Pyrenees, having lost his memory; and San Diego (2003), a journey through the American dream. His latest works are Gobbo, a modern- day fairytale; Herges Adverntures of Tintin, an adaptation; Yellow Moon (2006); and Damascus (2007)
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