"Sharp comedy and a serious purpose are splendidly combined in Cloud 9
, 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
"Audacious and savagely funny. Mesmerizing." -Washington Post Cloud 9
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. Cloud 9
premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre in 1979, then was revived for a two-year run in New York City (1981). It has since been staged all over the world. Caryl Churchill
has written for the stage, television and radio. A renowned and prolific playwright, her plays include Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Far Away, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?, Bliss, Love and Information, Mad Forest
and A Number
. In 2002, she received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award and 2010, she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.