Sharp comedy and a serious purpose are splendidly combined in CLOUD NINE, Caryl Churchill’s provocative and amusing study of sexual politics It unlocks the imagination, liberates the mind, and leaves you weak with laughter” Time Out
CLOUD NINE is about relationships - between women and men, men and men, women and women. It is about sex, work, mothers, Africa, power, children, grandmothers, politics, money, Queen Victoria and Sex.
Caryl Churchill has been hailed as a dramatist who must be surely be amongst the best half-dozen now writing a playwright of genuine audacity and assurance, able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual, resonant and dramatically riveting” Bernanrd Nightingale
CLOUD NINE was first staged by Joint Stock and premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre, in 1979, revived the following year and opened a two-year run in New York in 1981. It has since been staged all over the world.