Women Laughing Alone with Salad

by  Sheila Callaghan

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy  /  1m, 3f

What’s on the menu for Meredith, Tori, and Sandy, the three women in Guy’s life? Healthy lifestyles, upward mobility, meaningful sex? Or self-loathing and distorted priorities? 

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Women Laughing Alone with Salad

by  Sheila Callaghan

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    1m, 3f
  • Duration

    Duration

    More than 120 minutes (2 hours)
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult

Additional Info

What’s on the menu for Meredith, Tori, and Sandy, the three women in Guy’s life? Healthy lifestyles, upward mobility, meaningful sex? Or self-loathing and distorted priorities? Inspired by the strangely ubiquitous advertising trend of picturing attractive women blissfully eating salad, award-winning playwright Sheila Callaghan breaks all the rules of our image-obsessed culture in Women Laughing Alone With Salad. This raw comedy is served with a side of feminism and tossed with audacious imagery, biting social critique, and devastating humor.
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Reviews

"Callaghan takes a razor dipped in acid to slash through the thickets of the impossible standards of appearance and behavior men impose upon women — and that women then impose on themselves and each other." - The Chicago Tribune 

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  • Professional Theatre

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  • Minimum Fee: $100 per performance

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  • Time Period: Present Day
  • Duration: More than 120 minutes (2 hours)

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1m, 3f
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Sheila Callaghan

Sheila Callaghan's plays have been produced and developed with Soho Rep, Playwright's Horizons, Yale Rep, South Coast Repertory, Clubbed Thumb, The LARK, Actor's Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, The Flea, Woolly Mammoth, Boston Court, and Rattlestick Playwright's Theatre, among others. Sheila is the recipient of the ...

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