Downloads PDF Sarah Kane Complete Plays, PDF Downloads plays of Sarah Kane i.e. Blasted, Phaedra's Love, Cleansed, Crave, Crave, Part 1 Summary 'Crave' takes place in a nowhere place. There are no stage directions, only lines of dialogue spoken by four performers. View ronaldweinland.info from THTR at College of Southern Nevada. Crave My thanks to Vicky Feartherstone, Alan Westaway, Catherine Cusack.
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A Why do you think that is? C My mind's a blank. M Why are you laughing? C Someone has died. B You think I'm laughing? M Why are you crying?
By Sarah Kane. It is fitting, given the ironies and contradictions of her brief yet impressive career, that Sarah Kane would receive her official introduction to US audiences in a play she wrote under a pseudonym.
Kane was something of the enfant terrible of contemporary British theatre, emerging in the flurry of exciting mids theatre. However, a different Kane emerged with her next play. Crave is a poetic drama in which four speakers, two men and two women named A, B, C [End Page ] and M respectively, muse on the turmoil of loss and desire.
Devoid of stage directions, the play achieves a careful balance between sparse dialogue, often directed at the audience, and lengthy monologues.
Kane's writing, as even her critics would admit, was haunting and lyrical, garnering comparisons to late Beckett and T. Eliot's The Waste Land, while displaying Kane's biting sense of humor. First staged as part of the Edinburgh Festival, far from the notice of London critics, and credited to writer Marie Kelvedon whose fake bio humorously included a stint as a roadie for the band Manic Street Preachers , Crave marked a transition from Kane's earlier work.
While not without its flaws, the play promised a new and exciting period in her writing. Sadly, this was not to be.
Kane, while being treated for depression, committed suicide in February at the age of twenty-eight. For Mark. The cast was as follows: Author's note Punctuation is used to indicate delivery, not to conform the rules of grammar. Editor's note This edition of Crave , first reprinted in , incorporates minor revisions made to the original text by Sarah Kane shortly before her death. It should therefore be regarded as the definitive version in all respects.
C You're dead to me. B My will reads, Fuck this up and I'll haunt you for the rest of your fucking life. C He's following me. A What do you want? B To die. C Somewhere outside the city, I told my mother, You're dead to me.
B No that's not it. C If I could be free of you without having to lose you. A Sometimes that's not possible.
M I keep telling people I'm pregnant. They say How did you do it, what are you taking? I say I drank a bottle of port, smoked some fags and fucked a stranger. B All lies. C He needs to have a secret but he can't help telling. He thinks we don't know. Believe me, we know.
M A voice in the desert C He who comes after. M There is something in the way. A Still here. C Three summers ago I was bereaved.
No one died but I lost my mother. A She had him back. C I believe in anniversaries. That a mood can be repeated even if the event that caused it is trivial or forgotten. In this case it's neither. A Black on white and blue. C When I wake I think my period must have started or rather never stopped because it only finished three days ago.
M The heat is going out of me. C The heart is going out of me. B I feel nothing, nothing. I feel nothing. M Is it possible?