Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging: Can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 104 pages ISBN: 9781839041457Publication Date:
26 Jan 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 104 pages ISBN: 9781788506427Publication Date:
26 Jan 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Warwick Arts Centre, 2015

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons (West End edition)

By Sam Steiner

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The average person will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime. But what if there were a limit? Oliver and Bernadette are about to find out.

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons is a tender and funny rom-com about what we say, how we say it, and what happens when we can't say anything any more.

This special edition of Sam Steiner's hilarious and provocative play – featuring a revised text, plus an introduction by the author – was published alongside a major revival in 2023 performed at the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End, as well as at Manchester Opera House and Theatre Royal Brighton. It was directed by Josie Rourke and starred Jenna Coleman and Aidan Turner.

The play was first performed at Warwick Arts Centre in 2015, and won three Judges' Awards at the National Student Drama Festival before appearing at Latitude Festival, Camden People's Theatre in London, and several runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it was a hit with both audiences and critics. It has since been performed around the world, is widely studied and has been translated into multiple languages.

Note for Performers: The text in this edition of the play incorporates some revisions made by the author to the original text, which is available here. Author note: 'If you're thinking of putting this play on I'd probably encourage you to read both versions and choose whichever one feels right to you.'

'Let's just talk until it goes.'

Press Quotes

'A beautiful play about the beauty and preciousness of language'

Time Out

'Takes the can opener to a typical opposites-attract romcom in order to explore wider issues of democracy and free speech'

Guardian

'An accomplished debut… bright, light and sharp - a rom-com with smarts'

WhatsOnStage

'A masterpiece of beautiful simplicity'

Broadway Baby

'[A] taut two-hander… intriguing and original… [a] complex piece of theatre'

FestMag

'Marvellously wide-ranging… truly experimental and unique… a must-see'

A Younger Theatre

Cast: 1f 1m

Staging:Can be simply staged

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback,104 pages ISBN: 9781839041457Publication Date:
26 Jan 2023
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,104 pages ISBN: 9781788506427Publication Date:
26 Jan 2023
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Sam Steiner:

Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons
A Table Tennis Play
Kanye the First
You Stupid Darkness!

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