Three More Sleepless Nights

by  Caryl Churchill

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 2f

This is the first time the author employed her now famous device of overlapping dialogue. All three scenes take place in bed. In the first, a husband and wife have a virulent argument over who's cheating on whom. In the second, a husband drones on about the plot of Alien as his wife slits her…

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Three More Sleepless Nights

by  Caryl Churchill

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This is the first time the author employed her now famous device of overlapping dialogue. All three scenes take place in bed. In the first, a husband and wife have a virulent argument over who's cheating on whom. In the second, a husband drones on about the plot of Alien as his wife slits her wrists. The wife from scene one is in bed with the husband from scene two inthe final vignette. Is there a happy ending in their future?
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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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