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Simon Schama


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Simon's theatre work includes a stage version of Rough Crossings for Headlong, written by Caryl Phillips directed by Rupert Goold in 2007. He is Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University, writer and broadcaster for the BBC and Contributing Editor at the Financial Times. His books include Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, the History of Britain trilogy, The American Future: A History, and Scribble Scribble Scribble: Writing on Ice Cream, Obama, Churchill and My Mother. His books have won the Wolfson Award for History, the W.H Smith Prize for Literature, the National Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature and the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Non-Fiction.

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Simon Schama
No-one can forget the moment they heard the news. September 11th, 2001 sent shockwaves across the globe. It was a day that was supposed to change the world forever.Ten years on, a team of major writers and thinkers explore our responses to the defining event of our times in a new production from Headlong, creators of the multi award-winning ENRON. Rupert Goold's theatre company transforms a former trading hall into an immersive theatrical experience, taking you from the tranquil setting of St Katharine Docks on the River Thames to the bright blue skies of downtown Manhattan and beyond.

part of Decade: Two towers. Ten years. Twenty plays. Ten years After 9/11, twenty international writers respond to the defining event of our times. Published here Are their individual plays, which woven together formed the basis of Decade, An immersive theatrical production from Headlong theatre company. The writers: Samuel Adamson, Mike Bartlett, Alecky Blythe, Adam Brace, Ben Ellis, Ella Hickson, Samuel D. Hunter, John Logan, Matthew Lopez, Mona Mansour, DC Moore, Abi Morgan, Rory Mullarkey, Janine Nabers, Lynn Nottage, Harrison David Rivers, Simon Schama, Christopher Shinn, Beth Steel, Alexandra Wood.

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Commodity Quay, St Katharine Docks, London E1W 1AZ    01 Sep 2011


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