Cry Havoc is a 2002 play by American playwright Tom Coash.
Cry Havoc is set in Cairo (where the playwright spent four years teaching playwriting at the American University ) in the early years of the 21st century - it explores the troubled relationship between the western world and the Islamic Middle East. The storyline focuses on the dissolution of the gay loving relationship between British expatriate writer, Nicholas Field and his young Egyptian lover, Mohammed Al-Masri.
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Performance history in South Africa
2013: Staged at the Grahamstown Festival, directed by Roy Sargeant, with Cameron Robertson (Mohammed Al-Masri), David Viviers (Nicholas Field) and Anthea Thompson (Ms Nevers). Lighting by Luke Ellenbogen and a soundscape by Ashraf Johaardien and Alby Michaels.
2015: The same production was staged in The Rosebank Theatre in Cape Town, directed by Roy Sargeant, with Cameron Robertson (Mohammed Al-Masri), David Viviers (Nicholas Field) and Anthea Thompson (Ms Nevers).
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