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An Evening with Playwright Mark Ravenhill (UK)

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Nov 15, 2010
Nov 15, 2010
Segal Theater
Mark Ravenhill Photo courtesy Casarotto Ramsay + Associates Ltd.

Mark Ravenhill
Photo courtesy Casarotto Ramsay + Associates Ltd.

The Segal Center welcomes acclaimed British playwright Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and F***ing, Some Explicit Polaroids, Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat) for a special evening of readings and conversation. Ravenhill, most recently seen in New York as Bette Bourne’s counterpoint in A Life in Three Act’s (St. Ann’s Warehouse), will read from recent monologues and discuss his work with Distinguished Professor Marvin Carlson (The Graduate Center, CUNY). Presented in association with the Colgate University Theatre Program.

Mark Ravenhill’s plays include Shopping and Fucking (Out of Joint and Royal Court Theatre, 1996; Queens Theatre, London & International tour 1997 / 98.); Faust is Dead (ATC (National tour, 1997), Sleeping Around (co-written; Salisbury Playhouse and Donmar Warehouse, London & UK tour), Some Explicit Polaroids (Out of Joint Theatre Co., New Ambassadors Theatre, 1999), Mother Clap’s Molly House (with music by Matthew Scott, National Theatre, 2001. West End transfer, 2002), Citizenship (NT Shell Connections Festival, 2005; National Theatre, 2007), The Cut (Donmar Warehouse, 2006), Dick Whittington (Barbican Centre, London, 2006), Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat (Produced by Paines Plough at the Edinburgh Festival, 2007; Fringe First and a Spirit of the Fringe Award; co-produced by the Gate Theatre, National Theatre, Out of Joint, Paines Plough, the Royal Court and BBC Radio 3, London, 2008); A Life in Three Acts (co-written and performed with Bette Bourne; Traverse Theatre, Soho Theatre, London & The Hague NL. Prod. London Artists Projects in association with Konninklijke Schouwburg/Het Paradijs, 2009; St Ann’s Warehouse, New York, 2010); Nation (from the Terry Pratchett novel, The Olivier, National Theatre, London, 2009); and Ghost Story (written and directed by Mark for Playhouse: Live, Sky Arts at the Riverside Studios, 2010), among many others. T.V. includes Cab Confessionals (BBC 2). Radio includes Feed Me (BBC). Mark is currently under commission to Headlong Theatre Company. He is a frequent contributor to The Guardian newspaper.

6:30 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2010
Martin E. Segal Theatre. Free!