The Sugar Wife
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854598639Publication Date:
15 Mar 2005
Size: 195mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017846Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
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First Staged:
Rough Magic, Dublin, 2005, & Soho Theatre, 2006

The Sugar Wife

By Elizabeth Kuti

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Love, lust, prostitution and slavery in a 19th-century Quaker household.

A devout Quaker, her wealthy husband, a freed American slave and her emancipator come together in 1840s Dublin. As they interact, each is revealed to be rather less high-minded than they would like to be thought.

Elizabeth Kuti's play The Sugar Wife was first performed at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, in April 2005 in a production by Rough Magic. The production transferred to Soho Theatre, London, in January 2006.

The Sugar Wife won the 2006 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

Press Quotes

'Marvellous... intelligent and affecting'

Sunday Tribune

'A moving play whose themes of charity, colonialism and morality resonate deeply'

Guardian

'A consistently intelligent and beautifully shaped play'

Irish Times
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854598639Publication Date:
15 Mar 2005
Size: 195mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 96 pages ISBN: 9781780017846Publication Date:
2 Jun 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Elizabeth Kuti:

Enter A Gentleman
Fishskin Trousers
The Six-Days World
Time Spent on Trains

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