The Clean House and Other Plays

The Clean House and Other Plays

Sarah Ruhl


“Passionate. Show-stopping. Daringly over-the-top and impressively constant in its delirious extra. The fresh House shines.”—New Haven Advocate

The fresh House isn't really, in any way, a conventional boy-meets-girl tale. in reality ailment, dying, and grime are one of the topics it addresses. This comedy is romantic, deeply so, yet within the extra arcane experience of the be aware: visionary, tinged with myth, extravagant in feeling, might be a bit nuts.”—The manhattan Times

“Touching, creative, invigoratingly compact, and luminously liquid, Eurydice reframes the traditional fable of ill-fated like to concentration no longer at the bereaved musician yet on his lifeless bride—and on her fight with love past the grave.”—San Francisco Chronicle

This quantity is the 1st ebook of Sarah Ruhl, “a playwright with a distinct comedian voice, standpoint, and feel of theater” (Variety), who's quick leaving her mark at the American level. within the award-winning Clean House—a play of unusual romance and unusual comedy—a maid who hates cleansing goals approximately growing the ideal funny story, whereas a physician who treats melanoma leaves his center within considered one of his sufferers. This quantity additionally contains Eurydice, Ruhl’s reinvention of the tragic Greek story of affection and loss, including a 3rd play nonetheless to be named.

Sarah Ruhl acquired the celebrated Susan Smith Blackburn Prize in 2004 for her play The fresh House, which has been produced at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Wilma Theatre in Philadelphia, South Coast Repertory Theatre in Costa Mesa, and Woolly vast Theatre corporation in Washington, DC. Her play Eurydice has been produced at Madison Repertory Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

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