How to Transcend a Happy Marriage
Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781559365727Publication Date:
27 Feb 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£18.99
First Staged:
Lincoln Center, Off-Broadway, 2017

How to Transcend a Happy Marriage

By Sarah Ruhl

Paperback £18.99

A deliciously adventurous play that confronts the question of whether monogamy is enough to ensure a happy marriage.

Over dinner with another married couple, George and her husband grow fascinated by stories of their friends' new acquaintance—an intriguing younger woman named Pip. What begins as an innocent intellectual discussion turns into a sexually explosive New Year's Eve party after George extends an invitation to Pip and her two live-in boyfriends, raising the question: What ultimately binds human beings together?

Sarah Ruhl's play How to Transcend a Happy Marriage was first staged at Lincoln Center, Off-Broadway, in March 2017.

Press Quotes

'A subversive enchantment... part absurd domestic seriocomedy, part erotic magic realism, unflinching about taboos and about questioning that, just maybe, monogamy isn't enough'


'Ms. Ruhl is one of the most gifted American playwrights… Her imagination is among the most adventurous at play today in the theater'

New York Times
Paperback,144 pages ISBN: 9781559365727Publication Date:
27 Feb 2020
Size: 215mm x 135mm£18.99

Also by Sarah Ruhl:

Stage Kiss
Dead Man's Cell Phone
The Clean House and other plays
In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday

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