The Lower Rooms

by  Eliza Anderson

Full Length Play, Drama  /  3m, 2f

Winner! 1990 American College Theatre Festival, Best New Play

In the underground labyrinths of the soul stalk these creatures. A mother and a daughter, both seeking fulfillment from fleeting strangers the mother, from a man who brings her a bottle of wine, and lies abed with her with all his clothes on, and w…

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The Lower Rooms

by  Eliza Anderson

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    3m, 2f
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    KCACTF: Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival New Play

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In the underground labyrinths of the soul stalk these creatures. A mother and a daughter, both seeking fulfillment from fleeting strangers the mother, from a man who brings her a bottle of wine, and lies abed with her with all his clothes on, and who stays on, perhaps to teach the daughter a lesson; the daughter, from a youth with a penchant for theft and sex and with a comrade dedicated to rapine. Scenes jump with startling alacrity and repositionings, as the harried daughter, with dreams of beauty and song, finds instead the bondages of S & M and evil, amid fugitive males.
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  • Winner! 1990 American College Theatre Festival, Best New Play

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Eliza Anderson

Eliza Anderson's plays have been performed in both the US and abroad, and include The New England Sonata, Mill Girls, and The Water Principle, among others. The recipient of numerous theatrical commissions and writing awards, Eliza has also received fellowships from the NEA/TCG, the Howard Foundation, Rhode Island Stat ...

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