The Clean House and other plays

Cast: 4f 1m (Clean House); 2f 1m (Late); 3f 3m (Melancho

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 240 pages ISBN: 9781559362665Publication Date:
9 Mar 2006
Size: 217mm x 139mm£18.99
Titles included:
Eurydice
First Staged:
UK: Sheffield Theatres, 2006, starring Patricia Hodge

The Clean House and other plays

By Sarah Ruhl

Paperback £18.99

A collection of plays by the award-winning American playwright Sarah Ruhl, a dramatist with 'a unique comic voice, perspective and sense of theatre' Variety.

This volume includes:

The Clean House (4f 1m) (Yale Repertory Theatre, 2004; Off-Broadway, 2006), a romantic comedy about loss, love, change and redemption. Winner of the 2004 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and a finalist for the 2005 Puliter Prize.

Eurydice (4f 5m) (Madison Repertory Theatre, 2003; Off-Broadway, 2007), a reinvention of the tragic Greek tale of love and loss.

Late: A Cowboy Song (2f 1m) (Ohio Theater, NYC, 2003), a play about lady cowboys – of heart and mind – who ride outside the city limits of convention.

Melancholy Play (3f 3m) (Piven Theatre, Illinois, 2002), a 'sincere melodrama' following a bank teller, Tilly, and her emotional adventures.

Press Quotes

'Passionate. Show-stopping. Daringly over-the-top and impressively consistent in its delirious excess'

New Haven Advocate

'This comedy is romantic, deeply so, but in the more arcane sense of the word: visionary, tinged with fantasy, extravagant in feeling, maybe a little nuts'

New York Times

Cast: 4f 1m (Clean House); 2f 1m (Late); 3f 3m (Melancho

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 240 pages ISBN: 9781559362665Publication Date:
9 Mar 2006
Size: 217mm x 139mm£18.99

Also by Sarah Ruhl:

Stage Kiss
How to Transcend a Happy Marriage
Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando
In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play
Dead Man's Cell Phone
For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday
Eurydice

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