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Caryl Churchill Festival: Student Reading of The Skriker

Directed by Skylar Siben
Student readings courtesy of Basement Arts

The Skriker is a 1994 play that tells the story of an ancient fairy who, during the course of the play, transforms into a plethora of objects and people as it pursues Lily and Josie, two teenage mothers whom it befriends, manipulates, seduces, and entraps.

The visionary playwright Caryl Churchill is 80 years old this year.  It’s time to celebrate her work and her vision. As Tony Kushner writes, “Caryl Churchill is the greatest living English playwright and, in my opinion, the most important English language playwright since Tennessee Williams.” The New York Times calls CARYL CHURCHILL, “… one of the most critically acclaimed playwrights in the English-speaking world, and perhaps the single most acclaimed female one.” Her plays include, TOP GIRLS, CLOUD NINE, SERIOUS MONEY and A NUMBER. The recipient of multiple theatre awards, she was she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2010.
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  • Free - no tickets required

When and Where

Map Walgreen Drama Center - Newman Studio

February 2019


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