My Sister in this House

by  Wendy Kesselman

Full Length Play, Drama  /  4f

Winner! Playbill Playwriting Award
Winner! 1980-1981 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

"A crucible of psychosexual horror." - The New York Times

"A subtle, almost tender study of four lonely women whose strange and complex relatio…

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My Sister in this House

by  Wendy Kesselman

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This extraordinary drama, produced to acclaim at the Actors Theatre of Louisville and at NYC's Second Stage, tells the story of a celebrated 1930's French murder case, in which two maids sisters were convicted of murdering their employer and her daughter. This very cinematically structured work explores the motivations which led the sisters to commit murder.
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Accolades

  • Winner! Playbill Playwriting Award
    Winner! 1980-1981 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

Reviews

"A crucible of psychosexual horror. " - The New York Times "A subtle, almost tender study of four lonely women whose strange and complex relationship ends in an outrage of violence...A haunting beauty of a play." - The New York Post

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Wendy Kesselman

Besides her Tony-nominated adaptation of The Diary of Anne Frank, Wendy Kesselman’s plays include The Executioner’s Daughter; The Notebook; The Foggy Foggy Dew; The Last Bridge; I Love You, I Love You Not; Maggie Magalita; Merry-Go-Round; The S ...

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