The play has been adapted from the original American setting to a British university, particularly resonant following the Browne Report and its impact on funding for higher education. Kevin McGown will play pompous academic John and Claire Louise Cordwell will portray Carol, a mousy, confused cipher; described as ‘Mamet’s most fully realised female character’.
The audience are invited to decide for themselves: who is right and who is wrong? But it soon becomes clear that nothing is black and white.
Whatsonstage.com have a pair of complementary tickets up for grabs for an evening or matinee of your choice (subject to availability).
Question : York Theatre Royal have set Oleanna in a British university but where was the play originally set?
Email your answer, with your name, contact telephone number and email address to email@example.com by 5 p.m. on November 4th 2010
Rules as follows: Please note: this competition is for one winner to win two tickets to see Oleanna on the evening or matinee of their choice (subject to availability).The competition does not include any refreshments before, during or after the performance. Transport and travel expenses are not included.
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