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- DescriptionA compelling and lyrical tale of the desires and loyalties of women in an American wilderness. Fame fades. The gold in the hills runs out. For years, Francis Harmon traded off her reputation as a star actress in the prospering American cities. Now she and her companion May have washed up in a cabin on the Alaskan frontier, while May's daughter prospects for gold. The gold rush is almost exhausted. May makes a desperate gamble to reclaim Francis's fame, and their fortune. When Francis is struck down by illness, they each must choose between facing the threat of their future and the lure of their dreams of the past. Winner of the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild Best New Play Award and the Stewart Parker/BBC radio drama award, In Skagway premiered at the Arcola Theatre in 2014.
- Author BiographyKaren Ardiff is a Dublin-based actress who has performed on every major stage in Ireland. In Skagway, her first play, was produced by Guna Nua Theatre Company and the Civic Theatre Dublin under the title The Goddess of Liberty. It won the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild Best New Play Award, the Stewart Parker/BBC Northern Ireland Award and was nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. Karen is also the author of an acclaimed novel, The Secret of my Face.
- Author(s)Karen Ardiff
- PublisherNick Hern Books
- Date of Publication31/01/2014
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintNick Hern Books
- Weight91 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine8 mm
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