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A Dream Play

Adapted by

Caryl Churchill

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ August Strindberg , Caryl Churchill ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Caryl Churchill ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Nick Hern Books, 2005

NHB Classic Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (36), Female (10), Male (25), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's version of August Strindberg's 1901 drama A Dream Play was written for the director Katie Mitchell, based on a literal translation of the Swedish original by Charlotte Barslund. It was first performed, with additional...

Bliss

Translated by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Olivier Choinière , Caryl Churchill ~playauthor~Translated by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Bliss is Caryl Churchill's translation of French-Canadian writer Olivier Choinière's play Felicité, exploring modern society’s obsessions with celebrity and its impact on private lives. It was first performed in this translation...

Bluebeard’s Friends  

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

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...Caryl Churchill's Bluebeard’s Friends is a short play about society’s responses to atrocity. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, London, on 18 September 2019 as part of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., a programme...

Hotel

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 1997

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (13), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (8)

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...Hotel is multidisciplinary performance piece with a libretto by Caryl Churchill, music composed by Orlando Gough and choreography by Ian Spink. It was first staged in a production by Second Stride at the Schauspielhaus Hannover, Germany,...

Seagulls

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Seagulls is a short play written by Caryl Churchill in 1978, before Cloud Nine, but not performed until many years later. In her Introduction to Caryl Churchill: Shorts (Nick Hern Books, 1990), she writes that the play 'felt too much...

Lives of the Great Poisoners

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 1998

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (28), Female (11), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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...Lives of the Great Poisoners is a multidisciplinary theatre piece with elements of text, dance and song on the theme of history’s most infamous poisoners. Caryl Churchill collaborated on its creation with composer Orlando Gough...

Escaped Alone

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2016

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (4), Female (4), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone is a play that combines neighbourly chit-chat with visions of apocalyptic horror. It was first performed in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London, on 21 January 2016....

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Methuen Drama, 1985

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (25), Female (4), Male (21), Unassigned (0)

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...Churchill uses the events of the millenial movement during the English Civil War, when the revolutionary belief in the second coming of Christ reached fever pitch, to stage a volatile discussion of idealism, pragmatism and justice....

Tickets are Now On Sale  

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (2), Female (0), Male (0), Unassigned (2)

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...Caryl Churchill's Tickets are Now On Sale is a short play about sponsorship and the arts. It was first performed as part of Walking the Tightrope: the tension between art and politics, produced by Offstage Theatre in association...

Far Away

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2000

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's Far Away is a play that looks at conflict and its unsettling effect on our lives, and on our humanity. It was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London, on 24 November 2000....