Three More Sleepless Nights
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Soho Poly Theatre, London, 1980

Three More Sleepless Nights

By Caryl Churchill
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

An explosive short play about human interaction and love-tangled relationships.

One double bed. Two couples. Three short acts of love-tangled conversation that expertly twist and turn, from existential angst to sci-fi films; from explosive arguments to long silences.

Caryl Churchill's compelling play Three More Sleepless Nights is a powerful depiction of the fabric of human relationships through the eyes of two ill-fated couples.

It was first performed at Soho Poly Theatre, London, in 1980.

Press Quotes

'A polished gem with serrated edges'

Independent

'Painfully observant'

Guardian

'A jolt to the system'

Whatsonstage.com

'Fabulous... a quirky yet x-ray-visioned masterclass in men miscommunicating with their partners... a mini masterpiece'

The Times

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Pigs and Dogs
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Far Away
Blue Heart
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Mad Forest
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Icecream
Ding Dong the Wicked
The Judge's Wife
Lives of the Great Poisoners
A Number
Bliss
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
Seven Jewish Children
Thyestes
The Skriker
Traps
Love and Information
Escaped Alone
This is a Chair
Three Short Plays
Here We Go
Cloud Nine
What If If Only
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
Hotel
The After-Dinner Joke
Abortive
A Dream Play
Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp.
Lovesick
Seagulls
Tickets are Now On Sale
Air
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
A Mouthful of Birds
Hot Fudge
Beautiful Eyes
War and Peace Gaza Piece

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