By Lucy Prebble
The single distinction among me and the folks judging me is that they were not clever sufficient to do what we did.' essentially the most notorious scandals in monetary heritage turns into a theatrical epic. right away a case learn and an allegory, the play charts the infamous upward thrust and fall of Enron and its founding companions Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, who grew to become 'the such a lot vilified determine from the monetary scandal of the century.' blending classical tragedy with savage comedy, Enron follows a bunch of incorrect women and men in a story of greed and loss which stories the tumultuous Nineteen Nineties and casts a brand new mild on. learn more... content material: hide web page; name web page; Copyright web page; commitment; Contents; Characters; Prologue; Scene One; Act One; Scene ; Scene 3; Scene 4; Scene 5; Scene Six; Scene Seven; Scene 8; Scene 9; establishing; Act ; Scene One; Scene ; Scene 3; Scene 4; Scene 5; Scene Six; Scene Seven; Scene 8; Scene 9; Scene Ten; Scene One; Act 3; Scene ; Scene 3; Scene 4; Scene 5; Scene Six; Epilogue. summary: the most notorious scandals in monetary heritage turns into a theatrical epic in Lucy Prebble's moment degree play, produced at Chichester pageant Theatre and the Royal courtroom Theatre in 2009. right away a case learn and an allegory, the play charts the infamous upward thrust and fall of Enron and its founding companions. learn more...
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His arms droop despondently. Fastow dives in to hold the perception hand up. Fastow Wait, you got a perception here, a reality here. You just need something for this to lean on while we bring this up. Fastow brings Skilling’s lower hand up to meet his higher hand. Beat. Skilling shakes off the foolish physical intimacy. Skilling If those Washington fucks would just deregulate electricity like Clinton promised, we’d have those profits!
Oil and land run out. Roe In which case, don’t you think it’s worth being the only people in the world with power plants?! Skilling There is a whole, glistening, clean industry above what you’re talking about that no one’s even thought of yet. ) Silence. Lay You see, I’m like Claudia. I like holding things. In our father’s day, a man worked and he saw himself in his work. If he made a table, he saw himself in the table he made. It was part of him, and he of it. I am oil and pipelines. Skilling My father was a valve salesman.
When air travel frightens people, they want to feel in control, they’ll drive interstate. So when your airline shares go (noise and motion of plane crashing), your car rental shares go (noise and motion of car brooming upwards). So you never lose money. Whoop . . whoop. (He repeats the same gestures again, of a plane crashing, then the car brooming upwards. And then the upward car again. A beat. ) With enough imagination you don’t ever have to lose anything. When I write down everything that can possibly go wrong, as a formula.