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"Taking its title from William Carlos Williams's poem 'Complaint, ' Night Is a Room is one of the more audacious jaw-droppers in recent memory. Strange, surprising, often funny... Carnality is at its core." --New York Times Lauded for her topical, searing explorations of the pressing issues that affect humanity, Naomi Wallace's new play Night Is a Room tackles the timeless subject of love and relationships. This story of a seemingly ideal married couple is torn apart when the husband's previously unknown birth mother makes a surprise visit for his fortieth birthday. Night Is a Room examines the intimate challenges love can create, romantic or otherwise.
About the Author
Naomi Wallace is a playwright and screenwriter whose plays include One Flea Spare, The Fever Chart, And I and Silence and The Liquid Plain, among other works. Her numerous awards include the Windham-Campbell Prize for Drama, the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award. She divides her time between England and the U.S.