Blue Heart

by  Caryl Churchill

Collection / Anthology, Comedy  /  2m, 7f

"Welcome to the world of Caryl Churchill, a playwright who has long experimented with theatrical forms, and who may have reached a new height with ... Blue Heart." - N.Y. Daily News

"Anyone watching the short, self sabotagi…

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    2m, 7f

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Consists of Heart's Desire and Blue Kettle, related short plays that are teasingly entertaining and brilliantly executed. Not what they seem, the plays possess catastrophic cores that disrupt and destroy.
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"Welcome to the world of Caryl Churchill, a playwright who has long experimented with theatrical forms, and who may have reached a new height with ... Blue Heart." - N.Y. Daily News

"Anyone watching the short, self sabotaging plays ... is likely to feel a steady, rushing exhilaration. Ms. Churchill is the possessor of one of the sharpest and most restless theatrical imaginations in the world.... A doggedly reassertive life force is evident in Blue Heart, giving it an almost giddy vitality ... with residual emotional depth that keeps you thinking... Blue Heart plants seeds that keep germinating in your mind long after the plays are over." - N.Y. Times

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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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