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

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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 explorati...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Soft Skull Press
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Cassie
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 extra...more
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