The Clean House And Other Plays
  • The Clean House And Other Plays
  • The Clean House And Other Plays
ISBN: 1559362669
EAN13: 9781559362665
Language: English
Release Date: Oct 1, 2006
Pages: 436
Dimensions: 1.1" H x 8.4" L x 5.3" W
Weight: 1.4 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Passionate. Show-stopping. Daringly over-the-top and impressively consistent in its delirious excess. The Clean House shines.--New Haven Advocate

The Clean House is not, by any means, a traditional boy-meets-girl story. In fact disease, death, and dirt are among the subjects it addresses. This comedy is romantic, deeply so, but in the more arcane sense of the word: visionary, tinged with fantasy, extravagant in feeling, maybe a little nuts.--The New York Times

Touching, inventive, invigoratingly compact, and luminously liquid, Eurydice reframes the ancient myth of ill-fated love to focus not on the bereaved musician but on his dead bride--and on her struggle with love beyond the grave.--San Francisco Chronicle

This volume is the first publication of Sarah Ruhl, a playwright with a unique comic voice, perspective, and sense of theater (Variety), who is fast leaving her mark on the American stage. In the award-winning The Clean House--a play of uncommon romance and uncommon comedy--a maid who hates cleaning dreams about creating the perfect joke, while a doctor who treats cancer leaves his heart inside one of his patients. This volume also includes Eurydice, Ruhl's reinvention of the tragic Greek tale of love and loss, Late: A Cowboy Song, and Melancholy Read More chevron_right

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