Lascivious Something/Roadkill Confidential/That Pretty Pretty; Or, The Rape Play: Three Plays

Lascivious Something Roadkill Confidential That Pretty Pretty Or The Rape Play Three Plays Sheila Callaghan is one of the most distinctive playwrights working in the theater today Fiercely political unblinkingly experimental yet emotionally true her writing is a refreshing combination of

  • Title: Lascivious Something/Roadkill Confidential/That Pretty Pretty; Or, The Rape Play: Three Plays
  • Author: Sheila Callaghan
  • ISBN: 9781593764142
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback
  • Sheila Callaghan is one of the most distinctive playwrights working in the theater today Fiercely political, unblinkingly experimental, yet emotionally true, her writing is a refreshing combination of the compelling and the controversial.This volume collects three of her most recent plays to date It includes Lascivious Something, a heart rending and disturbing exploratiSheila Callaghan is one of the most distinctive playwrights working in the theater today Fiercely political, unblinkingly experimental, yet emotionally true, her writing is a refreshing combination of the compelling and the controversial.This volume collects three of her most recent plays to date It includes Lascivious Something, a heart rending and disturbing exploration of failed love and shattered idealism at the dawn of the Reagan era, it follows a lapsed activist s attempt to start life anew on a vineyard in Greece and what happens when the woman he left behind tracks him down Roadkill Confidential, a noir ish meditation on brutality and the intersection between fear and art, focused on an artist who uses the corpses of dead animals found on the side of the road as the medium for her creations and That Pretty Pretty Or, the Rape Play, which imagines our girls gone wild culture spiraling out to its most extreme ends while exploring issues of beauty, objectification, perversity, and naturalism in current society.

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    1. Lascivious Something is a whirlwind. There are a lot if emotional layers that all seem to loop back on each other. The "déjà vu"/ repeating scenes and dialogue are particularly interesting. The play has a very heady quality that sucks you down into its core and leaves you swimming. Bonus for the Greek language interspersed throughout. It felt more interactive for me, with the language barrier. I went to Greece a few years ago and was able to retain some if the phrase book, which gave me an ext [...]

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