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, first staged at Commodity Quay, St. Katharine’s Dock, London, in 2011.
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.
‘Dazzling… a bold experiment in engaging with history, realised with flair’
— Evening Standard
‘Astonishing… deeply moving… illuminated by humour and a strong sense of human resilience’