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The House of Yes

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  139 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Book by Wendy MacLeod, MacLeod, Wendy
Paperback, 72 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
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Laura
This is such a bizarre and wonderful little play. It's short and terrifically witty, which is essential for such unhinged and tragic subject matter. MacLeod doesn't include much stage direction, and it certainly doesn't need much. The clarity and speed of her dialogue gives the reader (and the director, actor, or anyone else who'd need to interpret it) exactly what is needed to see the characters and the play.

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Kelly
Incest is not usually a topic that you would think would make for an enjoyable play. This play managed to make a combination of incest and JFK assassination obsession into a funny engaging play that was very enjoyable regardless of its large ick factor.
Rabbit
Flatmate M is planning to teach it in his course this summer. I just quote the whole movie back at him and underline new and unfamiliar lines in the play.
Wayne
A wee over-rated here, but ya gotta give credit when someone finds another way to enjoy the assassination of JFK! Pink pill box hats all around!
Matty
fuck the movie this play is awesome.
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