Besides, you lose your soul or the History of Western Civilization

Author: Julia Lee Barclay-Morton

Besides, you lose your soul or the History of Western Civilization

Description: A detective story searching through the scattered remains of canonical western philosophy and literature, to find clues as to who created the individual human soul, how did we end up using torture in a democracy and why no women?
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2009
Date Added: 12/21/2011
Content Advisory: Strong language
1 Act, 100 Minutes

NOTE: Besides, you lose your soul or the History of Western Civilization is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to julia.barclay@gmail.com .

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Keywords: Dark Comedy · Ghosts · God · Meta · Non-traditional/Non-narrative/Experimental/Post-dramatic · Politics · Postmodern · Religion and Spirituality · Social Justice · Torture · Women

Original Production Information

Besides, you lose your soul or the History of Western Civilization was first presented by Apocryphal Theatre 11th February –1st March 2009 at Camden People’s Theatre in London, with the following cast and credits:

Directed and written by Julia Lee Barclay
Performed and created by Bill Aitchison, Zoe Bouras, Rachel Ellis and Birthe Jorgenson
Special Guests: Fred Backus, Alison Blunt, Theron Schmidt
Lighting Designer: Boris Kahnert
Assistant Director/ Production Manager: Lucy Avery
Sound Engineer: Martin Williams
Producer: Clare Moloney