On the heels of her acclaimed production of hadestown on our stage and her broadway debut with natasha pierre the great comet of 1812 three time obie award winner rachel chavkin returns to new york theatre workshop with caryl churchills incisive drama light shining in buckinghamshire. Light shining in buckinghamshire is a play by british playwright caryl churchill written in 1976 the play dramatizes the putney debates characters include diggers levellers and ranters their idealism is contrasted with the pragmatism of oliver cromwell and henry ireton. Churchill uses the events of the millenial movement during the english civil war when the revolutionary belief in the second coming of christ reached fever pitch to stage a volatile discussion of idealism pragmatism and justice. The english revolution light shining in buckinghamshire or a discovery of the main ground original cause of all the slavery in the world but cheifly in england presented by way of a declaration of many of the welaffected in that county to all their poore oppessed country men of england c. From bbc radio 3 drama on 3 first performed in 1976 light shining in buckinghamshire focuses on the millennial movements that erupted during the english civil war in the 1640s
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.