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Heart's Desire - Short Play, Comedy

Heart's Desire

Caryl Churchill

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Short Play, Comedy

2m, 4f

ISBN: 9781559361545

"Intriguing.... Though it feels like the Marx Brothers had a hand in it, Heart's Desire really owes more to the bleak landscape of Beckett." - NY Daily News

"Fresh and surprising .... The funniest show in town." - NY…

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$10.95
: Blue Heart

Minimum Fee: $45 per performance


Description

Short Play

Comedy

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Interior Set

An elderly couple and aunt are waiting for a daughter to arrive home after years in Australia, but she is taking her time and the waiting is difficult. Dialogue is repeated over and over, each repetition sending the story veering in lurid and comical directions.
"Intriguing.... Though it feels like the Marx Brothers had a hand in it, Heart's Desire really owes more to the bleak landscape of Beckett." - NY Daily News

"Fresh and surprising .... The funniest show in town." - NY Post

"Achingly, aggressively funny.... Blue Heart plants seeds that keep germinating in your mind long after the plays are over." - The New York Times

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2m, 4f

Author
Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill (born 1938) wrote her first play, Downstairs, while at Oxford University. It was staged in 1958 and won the award at the Sunday Times National Union of Students Drama Festival. Her plays have been performed on international stages, on the BBC radio, and adapted for BBC television. They include Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Cloud Nine, Fen, Three More Sleepless Nights, Top Girls ... view full profile

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