By Caryl Churchill
Published to mark Caryl Churchill’s 70th birthday, this quantity comprises: Cloud Nine, Bliss, Hotel, This is a Chair, Blue Heart, Far Away, A Number, Drunk sufficient to claim i like You?, and A Dream Play.
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US WOMAN What? US MAN Honey. US WOMAN What you doing? US MAN Honey. US WOMAN Come to bed. US MAN Honey. He goes back to bed, seems to sleep. 8. Lonely US WOMAN hold you close because I’m lonely are you there? because I’m lonely when I hold you close it makes me lonely never close never there lonely GAY 2 has been continuing insomniac song. Now sings with US WOMAN. afraid and lonely can’t sleep and lonely hold you close because I’m lonely I wish I was with afraid I can’t sleep lonely 9. Anguish AFFAIR WOMAN wakes up.
GAY 1 I told him GAY 2 you tell him AFFAIR MAN arrives. AFFAIR MAN Miss me? AFFAIR WOMAN Missed you. Miss me? AFFAIR MAN Missed you. BIRDBOOK WOMAN arrives. Starts to read hotel brochure. . . continental or full English in case of fire. OTHERS join in brochure. 2. Settling In BUSINESSMAN phones home. . . . . put him on. . you did? . big kiss, bye bye. . you did? . big kiss, bye bye. . . big kiss, bye bye. GAY 1 we don’t have to GAY 2 of course we don’t GAY 1 we can simply GAY 2 spend some time GAY 1 get to know each other GAY 2 get to know each other?
Here the challenge was, can you weave together three almost unrelated stories and play them out in the same location? The hotel room is now a more ambiguous, dangerous place, a catalyst for darker journeys, two of them danced, one of them sung to a sparkling counterpoint score. The singers have become a choral accompaniment and occasional extras to the choreographed action. A trapped woman struggles with her conscience and seeks salvation surrounded by strangers, a man haunted by his past is about to end his life.
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