Giving (Modern Plays) by Hannah Patterson

By Hannah Patterson

There appear to be lots of people available in the market with some huge cash who do not really comprehend what to do with it

Laura has been commissioned to write down an particular profile of businesswoman extraordinaire Mary Greene, who has lately turn into a number one philanthropist.

But as Laura digs deeper into Mary's charitable motivations, she discovers a way more attention-grabbing perspective. Michael, Mary's "Charitable Giving Advisor†?, turns out to have an inordinate quantity of effect over her judgements. Is it correct that he wields lots energy whilst his reasons and priorities will possibly not withstand scrutiny? Or does the reason for – and the morality of – philanthropic giving subject lower than the end result? it is often larger to provide than to obtain. isn't really it?

Hannah Patterson's soaking up play asks no matter if giving to charity can ever actually be altruistic and who truly profits the main - the recipient, the donor or the dealer? It acquired a interpreting on the Arcola's PlayWROUGHT pageant in 2016 and was once premiered at Hampstead Downstairs on 12 might 2016, directed via Bijan Sheibani.

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