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:

A Dream Play
Tickets are Now On Sale
Thyestes
The Skriker
The Judge's Wife
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Cloud Nine
A Number
Far Away
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Seven Jewish Children
Mad Forest
Hot Fudge
Hotel
Icecream
Air
Here We Go
War and Peace Gaza Piece
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Bliss
Traps
This is a Chair
Lives of the Great Poisoners
Three Short Plays
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
The After-Dinner Joke
What If If Only
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Blue Heart
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
Love and Information
Pigs and Dogs
Escaped Alone
Abortive
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp.
Lovesick
Beautiful Eyes
Ding Dong the Wicked
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
Seagulls
The Skriker (2015 edition)
A Mouthful of Birds

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