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Sladjana Vujovic

SLADJANA VUJOVIC

  (1958 - )

Nationality:    British
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Sladjana Vujovic is a London-based playwright born in Montenegro (Former Yugoslavia). She was educated in Yugoslavia and the UK. Her first play 'the Tender Mercies' won Fringe First in Edinburgh Festival 1993. Since then it has been produced internationally by small scale Theatre companies and published by Aurora Metro Press in their anthology 'Eastern Promise'. In addition to writing Sladjana works as Theatre director, actress, producer and Arts educator in the UK and internationally (for press and further details please visit: www.sladjanA.biz).

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        Boat People         Butterfly Effect         Darkness in Hearts         Gilgamesh         Hunt         Lust         Marina         Mathew, Live From Bethlehem         Place In the Sun, A         Tender Mercies, The



Boat People

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1st Produced:
Theatre Royal, Stratford East     2008

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Drama

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Butterfly Effect

Synopsis:
A writer feels increasingly distant from his own life. He is finding it impossible to summon up any motivation to do anything. But the thing that irritates him more than anything is that he is unwilling to make love to his wife who he adores. He finds the very though horrifying and confides in his best friend who once had an affair with his wife - with devastating consequences.

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Mania Productions

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Darkness in Hearts

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1st Produced:
New Grove, London     1992

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Gilgamesh

Synopsis:
Loosely based on the Babylonian epic, the action of this futuristic comedy Drama on human greed and mortality is placed at the end of 21st century when man's actions have devastated the earth and once glorious metropolises are divided into ghettoes and wrecked by internal warfare. A self appointed leader of an inner-city ghetto, Gilgamesh is forced to go on a dangerous quest of finding his grandFather Utnapishtim, who lives in a ghetto of the mega-wealthy. His very survival depends on Utnapishtim - but the old man refuses help unless his grandson can beat him in a game of chess. Nothing goes according to plan for anyone.

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Stylised, surreal SF comedy-Drama; physical theatre.

1st Produced:
Budva City International Theatre Festival, Montenegro     1996

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Budva City International Theatre Festival

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Play/Drama

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Male:  8            Female:  4            Other:  Walk on parts optional

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Hunt

Synopsis:
Layla wants to be a pop star, Tony spends all his time playing computer games and Nicolas is bullied. the three embark on an adventure but find themselves in danger when attacked by Monika, a girl from another world. the encounter tests their friendships. With Monika's need to survive and their own ignorance, they have to find a way forward in a way that redefines their values and their future

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4 main And 4 supporting roles Are played by 4 Actors. This 60 min play is written for 10 -14 year olds And can be presented As A 'installation - promenade' piece or As A more traditional, stage-based production.

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Kazzum Theatre Company http://www.kazzum.org

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www.sladjana.biz,    -

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Lust

Synopsis:
the Almighty has had enough or keeping order and the Devil, Oscar Wilde and Eve find themselves trapped in a grubby cosmic night club where the fate of the Universe depends on their abstinence from sin.

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15 min comedy, written in 2007

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Unproduced    

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Fifteen minute comedy

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Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Marina

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part of Play readings. New Voices is A programme created to identify And develop writers from East London, refugee communities And playwrights who wish to explore the subject of exile And human rights.

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Genre:
short play

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Mathew, Live From Bethlehem

Synopsis:
the birth of Jesus and its impact on the local community is broadcast by TV.

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15 min comedy written in 2004. An homage to Peter Cook.

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Unproduced    

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Genre:
comedy One Act

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Male:  5            Female:  1            Other:  Baby + walk on parts

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Place In the Sun, A

Synopsis:
A promising young musician is threatened with deportation from the UK. Years before she had arrived to London illegally, as an unaccompanied minor. Having come of age she has to defend her right to remain in the UK and loses. She claims that her life would be in danger if she returned to her country of origin; however she does not remember the events that led to her leaving the country. the immigration officers in charge of her case do not believe her story.

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Work in progress

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Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  -

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Tender Mercies, The

Synopsis:
Two bit-players are POWs in a civil war. A brutalised female prison warden re-educates them for future life under the rule of their captors. Scene 1 Alex is on the floor, wrecked by brutal beatings. Zig comes in and continues with an interrogation started earlier. He spouts hate-fuelled political propaganda aimed at brainwashing the population. Scene 2 Same room. Zig is eating while prison warden Rose tells him stories from the front line. they used to be on the opposite sides in a war that still rages outside. Now Zig is co-operating. Scene 3 Alex and Zig are rearranging the furniture: they are preparing for some kind of public appearance. We learn more about their past relationship. All the while they are getting ready for a Dramatic performance that their future depends on. Scene 4 Same room. the two men expect a visit by the Great Commandant who will decide their fate. Rose comes in alone. She carries out the process of assessment and decides if they are to be released. Things do not go according to anyone's plan.

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Inspired by civil war in former Yugoslavia

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Organisations:
Mania Productions

1st Published:
in Eastern Promise, Aurora Metro (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eastern-Promise-seven-Central-Europe/dp/095158779X), 1999   -

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Male:  2            Female:  1            Other:  -

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