Lucy Prebble’s critically acclaimed play Enron has won Best New Play at the 2009 Theatrical Management Association Theatre Awards, which were presented yesterday at a ceremony at the Lyric Hammersmith.
Novelist Mark Haddon is to write a new play for the Donmar Warehouse. Polar Bears will be staged as part of the new season at the Covent Garden venue, which also includes Lanford Wilson’s Serenading Louie and a revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Passion.
It is said that youth is wasted on the young. Of the six young people in Ferdinand Bruckner’s 1926 play Pains Of Youth, some are wasting it, some are throwing it away altogether and some are embracing it to devastating effect.