high school I wanted to have the text myself Caryl Churchill plays inspire thought discussion uestions I felt this play needed than a view it needed a read as well Love this play a series of scenes that open your line of thought Even for Caryl Churchill who never seems to do the same thing twice this is a most unusual play An indeterminate number of actors I think you could do the play with five maybe even four but you want the parts to keep switching around talk to each other mostly in pairs Caryl Churchill is a dramatist who must surely be amongst the best half dozen now writing a playwright of enuine audacity and assurance able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual resonant and dramatically riveting Benedict NightingaleA thought churning deeply poignant new play Leave it to Ms Churchill to come up with a work that so ingeniously and exhaustively mirrors our age of the splintered attention span This British playwright has proved herself without peer in creating expressly topi.
Caryl Churchill á 6 reviewOu please during performance The effect is theatrical but not narrative There are fragments of narrative in the text but they don t lead anywhere One dialogue ends the next begins and so on and so forth for seventy some pages Described this baldly it sounds dreadful but it s not far from it The effect is TO EMPHASIZE THE ACT OF COMMUNICATION THAN THE INFORMATION emphasize the act of communication than the information
"shared This is what we do Churchill seems to say to the audience You decide if it means anything veryThis is what we do Churchill seems to say to the audience You decide if it means anything very is what we do Churchill seems to say to the audience You decide if it means anything very will tell all my friendsvery nice will tell all my friends Crap pretentious in the extreme. Sense of what they knowLove and Information premiered at London's Royal Court Theatre in fall 2012 followed by an acclaimed US premiere at New York Theatre Workshop in early 2014Caryl Churchill has written for the stage television and radio A renowned and prolific playwright her plays include Cloud Nine Top Girls Far Away Drunk Enough to Say I Love You Bliss Love and Information Mad Forest and A Number In 2002 she received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award and 2010 she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fa. N a couple of cases threes The dialogue lasts half a page a page two three pages and then another dialogue starts on a wholly different topic sometimes fairly realistic in tone and language the parts cohere make sense together at other times wildly unreal edging toward surrealism At one point an actor tells a story in monologue The Child That Didn t Know Fear It s a page long and its conclusion is jolting There The Child That Didn t Know Fear It s a page long and its conclusion is jolting There spare parts pantomimes non verbal signalings one liners presented at the back of the play with *The Playwright S Instruction * playwright s instruction throw them in wherever Cal works in which form and function are one Sharp minded and tender hearted Ben Brantley New York TimesSomeone sneezes Someone cant et "A SIGNAL SOMEONE SHARES A SECRET "signal Someone shares a secret wont answer the door Someone put an elephant on the stairs Someones not ready to talk Someone is her brothers mother Someone hates irrational numbers Someone told the police Someone Bloom for Yourself got a message from the traffic light Someones never felt like this before In the fast moving kaleidoscope of Love and Informationthan a hundred characters try to make.