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Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties
Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties
Received the PEN Center USA West Playwriting Award!
By Michelle Carter.

Cast: 2w. "Remember the satire? Well it's back, and incredibly potent in Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties." (Contra Costa Times) This Garland Award and PEN USA West Award-winning play throws 19 scenes and six songs at two women about whom we've so often wondered, "What was she thinking?" In a kaleidoscopic vaudeville, Hillary Clinton and Soon-Yi Previn Allen shop for ties, take batting practive, play bingo and strut a catwalk, among other unlikely collisions. In Act Two, the play veers into an underworld of female icons— Demeter and Persephone, Marilyn Monroe and the Virgin Mary among them— finally catapulting our heroines back into their own histories to moments of unjaundiced possibility. "It's a last wave at the train wreck of politics and squalor, public image and the smashed art of leading private lives… Sharp, funny satire filled with choice, chewy bits." (San Francisco Chronicle) "A dizzyingly satisfying entertainment." (Citysearch) "The show moved like a raging river… Delightfully sharp, sophisticated, and unrelentingly funny." (Contra Costa Times) Bare stage w/ props. Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes.

Play details
Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  Full-Length
Catalog Code:  H77
Cast Size:  2
No. of Act(s):  2
Pages:  71
Royalty:  $80.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $9.95
Approx. Running Time:  110 min.
Categories
Target Audience: College and Adult
Performing Group: College Theatre | Stock & Lort
Genre: Comedy
ISBN (10): 1583420525
Publication Date: 04/19/2001
Biographies
Michelle Carter is a lapsed fiction writer currently writing plays. She was one of 16 playwrights chosen from among 1200 applicants for Arielle Tepper's 2005 Summer Play Festival in New York and one of two selected from that group for a residency at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Her first play, Hillary and Soon-Yi Shop for Ties, received the PEN ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.


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