The Blue Room (Hare)

by  Arthur Schnitzler, David Hare

Full Length Play, Drama  /  1m, 1f

"Generates enough erotic energy to raise the dead of two continents...a funny, intelligent and razor sharp satire that strips bare not just the follies of the flesh but also the delusions of desire itself." - The New York Daily News

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A sensation in London and on Broadway, The Blue Room depicts a daisy chain of ten sexual encounters between five women and five men all played by one actor and actress portraying the hypocrisy, the folly and the loneliness of this roundelay. Freely adapting the original play, Hare has moved the action from turn-of-the-century Vienna to modern London and infused the sketches with witty and provocative modern nuances.
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"Generates enough erotic energy to raise the dead of two continents...a funny, intelligent and razor sharp satire that strips bare not just the follies of the flesh but also the delusions of desire itself." - The New York Daily News

"Pure theatre Viagra." - London Daily Telegraph

"The hottest show in town." - The New York Post

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Arthur Schnitzler

Arthur Schnitzler

David Hare

David Hare has been called "one of the great post-war British playwrights". Along with co-founding Portable Theatre Company and Joint Stock Theatre Group, he served as Resident Dramatist at the Royal Court Theatre in London and Resident Dramatist at the Nottingham Playhouse. His first play, Slag, was performed at the H ...

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Originally produced at London's Royal National Theatre

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