By Lucy Prebble
The single distinction among me and the folk judging me is that they were not clever sufficient to do what we did.' probably the most notorious scandals in monetary background turns into a theatrical epic. right now a case research and an allegory, the play charts the infamous upward thrust and fall of Enron and its founding companions Ken Lay and Jeffrey Skilling, who turned 'the so much vilified determine from the monetary scandal of the century.' blending classical tragedy with savage comedy, Enron follows a bunch of mistaken women and men in a story of greed and loss which stories the tumultuous Nineteen Nineties and casts a brand new gentle on. learn more... content material: hide web page; identify 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; beginning; 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: essentially the most notorious scandals in monetary heritage turns into a theatrical epic in Lucy Prebble's moment level play, produced at Chichester competition Theatre and the Royal courtroom Theatre in 2009. instantaneously a case research and an allegory, the play charts the infamous upward push and fall of Enron and its founding companions. learn more...
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Fastow Yeah. Like, you know, with hedging how – say you’ve got a lot of money in airlines – Skilling I know about your planes and cars thing, Andy, I’ve heard you at parties – 62 Fastow OK, well, I’ve been seeing if there’s a way of making a model that acts like the car rental company, without actually having to give my money to the car rental company. Casually intrigued, Skilling looks through them all. Skilling A little theoretical. Fastow Well, that’s the thing. A theoretical car rental company hedges your airline investment just as good as a real one does.
I mean, I’d rate them, right now, at being worth sixty billion dollars. Business Anchor Well, that’s great news for their investors. So Jeffrey Skilling over at Enron’s certainly doing something right! Analyst He sure is! Skilling reacts to his name. Business Anchor Now let’s go over to Francine for a tale of two very different cities . . Roe Sixty billion dollars! How can we be worth sixty billion dollars?! Skilling If someone’s prepared to pay that for us then / that’s what we’re worth – Roe But that’s huge!
Because now we understand our own nature. And we can use that. Fastow Use it for what? Skilling For business. Business is nature. 44 Fastow Like self-interest and competition? Skilling Exactly. Money and sex motivate people, Andy. And money is the one that gets their hand off their dick and into work. Above: Roe I don’t know if I can work under this regime, Ken. Lay Come on now, Claudia. Roe I mean it. Lay I don’t like this fighting. This is a family! Roe Well, families fight! And Jeff doesn’t listen to anyone.