Sex Plays

Eric Bogosian(Theatre Communications)

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"A born storyteller with perfect pitch."—<i>The New York Times</i>

"Greatly and bilaterally talented... spiky, stinging, caustic without cauterizing.

And funny."—<i>New York</i>

One of America's premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists offers his two newest plays: <i>Skunkweed</i> details the culture clash between a Los Angeles screenwriter and a working-class girl and her rural Florida clan in a hotel room, and <i>1+1</i> explores desire, greed, and responsibility to others through the lives of an aspiring actress, assistant restaurant manager, and a photographer.

About the characters in <i>1+1</i>, Eric Bogosian recently stated, "Bri, Phil, and Carl are based on people I've found intensely interesting my whole life: a good-looking hustler, an ambitious pretty girl, and a 'good guy' who always seems to finish last....

The story is a parable.

All my plays are.

My plays are not expositions of a specific time and place.

Rather, I try to find a way to set them so that the audience can immerse itself in a situation.

I don't have answers.

I have questions."

<b>Eric Bogosian</b> is a writer and actor who has authored five full-length plays and created six full-length solos for himself, including <i>Talk Radio</i>; <i>subUrbia</i>; <i>Sex, Drugs, Rock &amp; Roll</i>; <i>Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead</i>; and <i>Drinking in America</i>.

He is the recipient of three OBIE Awards and a Drama Desk Award, and has toured throughout the United States and Europe.


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