The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents
The provocative story of a modern family consumed by fear and hope, by the Swiss-born Lukas Bärfuss, a rising star of contemporary German theatre.
When Dora's parents release her from her tranquillisers, they're not prepared for her potent sexual awakening.
Lukas Bärfuss's play The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents was premiered in this English translation by Neil Blackadder at the Gate Theatre, London, in September 2007.
'Brave and unsettling... raises a series of potent dilemmas... horribly compelling'The Times
'Taboo-breaking drama... this show makes a splash'Evening Standard
'A real skirt-lifter of a play... Bärfuss' taboo-busting drama examines a powerful and particular area of society's sexual discomfort zone'Time Out