Ice Cream with Hot Fudge

by  Caryl Churchill

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Two satirical one-acts by Caryl Churchill

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Ice Cream with Hot Fudge

by  Caryl Churchill

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Two plays by Caryl Churchill in one volume which played as a double bill. In Ice Cream, Americans James and Vera travel to England to find James's relatives. They locate third cousins who are decidedly low life and become entangled in a murder. In the powerful vignettes of Hot Fudge, the competative games of various professionals and their spouses present an amoral world where money is all and lies are the only truth.

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"Terse and quite funny." - Spectator

"Highly comic...Works like a short, sharp shock: an acidly entertaining statement about mutual cultural incomprehension." - Guardian

"An amusing, adroit, grotesque parable." - Evening Standard

"Very funny." - The New York Times


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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance
    $45 per play individually



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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Requires doubling.



Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill was born on 3 September 1938 in London and grew up in the Lake District and in Montreal. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Downstairs, her first play written while she was still at university, was first staged in 1958 and won an award at the Sunday Times National Union of Students Drama Fe ...

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