Petrol Station

Petrol Station

written by Sulayman Al-Bassam, 1972- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 79 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
A remote petrol station lying fallow on the periphery of an unnamed country in the Arabian Gulf provides the background for a familial standoff in which the crimes, secrets, and broken loves of one generation make violent claims on the lives of the next. In this iconic setting, the brooding tensions between two half brothers are set alight by the arrival of a beautiful and dangerous woman on the run from the grips of a vicious civil war. Identity, ambition and betrayal play out in the contexts of war, oil and global migrancy.
Field of Interest
Theatre
Copyright Message
Copyright © Sulayman Al Bassam, 2017; Foreword copyright © Susanne L Wofford, 2017
Content Type
Play
Format
Text
Sub Genre
Drama
Original Publication Date
2017
Page Count
79
Playwright
Sulayman Al-Bassam, 1972-
Publication Year
2017
Publisher
Oberon Books
Place Published / Released
London, England
Subject
Theatre, Music & Performing Arts, Ethnic Theater, Civil war, Natural gas mining, Smuggling, Family arguments, Teatro Étnico, Father, Cashier, Manager, Trafficker, Mother of the Cashier, Joseph, Bayu, Khan, Mother of the Manager, Girl, Noah
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Teatro Étnico

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