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Two dazzling new interconnected plays from the acclaimed author of Communicating Doors.

Two dazzling new interconnected plays from the acclaimed author of Communicating Doors.

They are designed to be staged simultaneously, with the same cast in adjacent auditoria, and were published together as House & Garden. House takes place in the drawing room, and Garden in the grounds, of a large country house.

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House & Garden book. Two plays - designed to be performed simultaneously and involving the same characters - set in the same English country house on the same cloudy August day, are Alan Ayckbourn's vehicle for a sharp and hilarious scrutiny of the destructive nature of human behavior and emotions. Alan Ayckbourn's writing was delightful, the perfect example of slowly dripping out information and revelations to both characters and audience, showing every event from multiple sides and perspectives.

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In HOUSE, two upper-crust marriages are in hilarious upheaval, the awkward confusion of young love abounds, a devious politician has bizarre ulterior motives land a French film star imbibes one too many drinks. And what is going on in the GARDEN? More hilarity. Note: These two plays MUST be performed simultaneously in by the same cast in adjacent auditoriums. Perhaps his greatest work. An engaging, high precision production. Daily Telegraph It's audacious, crazy and altogether brilliant.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Friends, neighbors, and hired help are gathered in preparation for a garden fête at which the guest of honor, for reasons of which no one is entirely certain, is an alcoholic, promiscuous French movie star.

House and Garden are a diptych of plays written by the English playwright Alan Ayckbourn, first performed in 1999. House" and "Garden" are a diptych of plays written by the English playwright Alan Ayckbourn, first performed in 1999. They are designed to be staged simultaneously, with the same cast in adjacent auditoria, and were published together as House & Garden. House" takes place in the drawing room, and "Garden" in the grounds, of a large country house.

item 6 House & Garden by Ayckbourn, Alan Paperback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post -House & Garden by Ayckbourn . Two plays about love and marriage take place in different auditoria simultaneously with the same large cast appearing in both of them.

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Two dazzling new interconnected plays from the acclaimed author of Communicating Doors.

Two plays -- designed to be performed simultaneously and involving the same characters -- set in the same English country house on the same cloudy August day, are Alan Ayckbourn's vehicle for a sharp and hilarious scrutiny of the destructive nature of human behavior and emotions. Friends, neighbors, and hired help are gathered in preparation for a garden fête at which the guest of honor, for reasons of which no one is entirely certain, is an alcoholic, promiscuous French movie star. The surly gardener steadily ignores various intrigues being rather noisily conducted in the bushes and garden sheds, the film star's agent is mistakenly assumed to be a chauffeur and is sent to the pub for her lunch, the dog does his share of alerting passersby to covert romantic liaisons, the kitchen maid breaks everything she touches, and an amoral London writer observes the goings-on with a cool and knowing eye. As the action, and the storm clouds, build toward the afternoon's deluge, politics, friship, marriage, sex, children, the interactions of the social classes, and the absurd anachronisms of the remaining landed gentry are all submitted to Ayckbourn's penetrating gaze.


Comments: (3)

RUL
I like this book a lot. It arrived as it was expected, and it came in with good condition. Good!
Drelahuginn
the play is not great. good concept, poor story.
Thordigda
As much as the plays "House" and "Garden" lack in moral lessons or even strong plot, they more than make up in idea. Written to be performed at the same time in adjoining theatres, House and Garden give viewers a great two evenings out. This is a excellent community or educational theatre project!
House & Garden: Two Plays download epub
Dramas & Plays
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
ISBN: 0571205933
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
Language: English
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (June 2001)
Pages: 192 pages