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Women Laughing By Michael Wall

Women Laughing by Michael Wall

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Summary

Michael Wall's play looks at the subject of mental illness and the toll it can take on those around sufferers.

Women Laughing Summary

Women Laughing by Michael Wall

There are many fleeting moments when either Colin or Tony want to smother the laughs of their wives. The two couples fight for every inch of their lives, from the garden of a house in Ealing to the grounds of a mental asylum. Women Laughing has been performed at the Royal Exchange Manchester, the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, the Palace Theatre Watford and was toured in 2000 by Not The National Theatre.

Women Laughing Reviews

'Wall's early death...has robbed the theatre of a unique and very powerful voice.' - Rick Jones, Evening Standard 'Powerfully charts the eruption of mental illness into ordinary lives.' - Daily Telegraph 'This tight, tense play is about disintegration, about the loss of confidence you never really had.' - Jack Tinker, Daily Mail 'Bold, brash and subtle - a hilarious and desperate script - will make you laugh and think about why you're laughing. Very much recommended*;.' - British Theatre Guide 'It is the mark of a really talented writer when a difficult subject such as mental illness can be made to be not just entertaining, but downright funny - this is a gem of a play.' - The Public Reviews

About Michael Wall

Michael Wall (1946-1991) wrote over forty plays, the most successful of which were Amongst Barbarians (winner of the 1988 Mobil Playwrighting Competition) and Women Laughing both produced by the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.

Additional information

GOR004377470
9781840021561
184002156X
Women Laughing by Michael Wall
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oberon Books Ltd
2000-04-01
120
N/A
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