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A Tender Thing  

A Tender Thing $19.95 ex GST
$21.95 inc GST
Another Romeo and another Juliet in a strikingly different love story...

Ben Power weaves the text of Romeo and Juliet into a provocative new tale of love and sacrifice. Re-imagining Shakespeare's story, A Tender Thing is an elegiac yet ultimately hopeful account of the human capacity for love.

Shakespeare's timeless poetry provides the backdrop for this delicate and moving account of old age, memory and the demands we make of those we love. When a married couple discover that their lifetime together is drawing to a close, they realise they cannot contemplate being apart.

Review
Power's ingenious reorganisation pays off handsomely... what did Shakespeare know? - Guardian
Cast : 1M, 1F

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-84842-082-3 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Ben Power is the associate Director of Headlong Theatre, where his work includes versions of Six Characters in Search of an Author and Faustus. He collaborated with Complicite on their Olivier Award-winning A Disappearing Number