Grasses of a Thousand Colours
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781848420489Publication Date:
7 May 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 2009

Grasses of a Thousand Colours

By Wallace Shawn

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Dogs eat dogs. Cats play with mice.

A semi-mythological examination of nature, animals, men, and women. Strange dinners, strange parties - sources of death and life.

Wallace Shawn's play Grasses of a Thousand Colours was first staged at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in May 2009.

Press Quotes

'Lyrical, creepy and richly detailed... if you are the least bit prudish, then Grasses is not for you'

The New York Times

'Cross the masturbatory frenzy of early Philip Roth with Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? and you'd still only find yourself on the starting blocks of Shawn's long and uniquely disquieting dramatic journey'


'How to describe Wallace Shawn's extraordinary new play? A dystopian fairytale? A pseudo-pornographic parable? A modern morality play? It is all these and more'


'Richly textured, original and wickedly amusing... Wallace Shawn is an underappreciated master among contemporary dramatists'

Evening Standard
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781848420489Publication Date:
7 May 2009
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Wallace Shawn:

Our Late Night & A Thought In Three Parts: two plays
A Master Builder

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