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Chatroom (NHB Modern Plays)

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by
Enda Walsh

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 52 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A chilling, blackly comic tale of manipulation, cyberbullying and adolescent insecurity.

In a quiet corner of the internet, a group of bored, restless teenagers spends its time deconstructing children’s literature and the messages in modern pop music. But when a new member joins to share his depression and thoughts of suicide, the conversation takes a darker turn.

A powerful depiction of modern-day isolation and the dangerous power of technology, Chatroom formed part of the National Theatre’s 2005 Connections season, where it starred Matt Smith and Andrew Garfield.

‘A vivid picture of teenage angst and insecurity’ Guardian

‘Powerful and disturbing’ The Stage

‘Keenly believeable… enthralling’ Financial Times