Piano/Forte

Piano/Forte

by Terry Johnson
     
 

"Since I was knee-high I have been blamed for everything;broken ornaments, the price of biscuits, my own personality. It hasbecome my father's habit to blame me for existing, like throwing ablanket over a sparrow. And now I'm being blamed for the nervousbreakdown of an anorexic nymphomaniac whom he married because she camethirty fourth in The Daily Mail

Overview

"Since I was knee-high I have been blamed for everything;broken ornaments, the price of biscuits, my own personality. It hasbecome my father's habit to blame me for existing, like throwing ablanket over a sparrow. And now I'm being blamed for the nervousbreakdown of an anorexic nymphomaniac whom he married because she camethirty fourth in The Daily Mail hundred sexiest women of 1988."

Piano/Forte is a bold new comedy from one of the stage's favouritewriters. On the eve of his wedding to the glamorous Dawn, Clifford'splans for a joyous celebration are thrown into turmoil by the returnhome of his estranged daughter Louise. Her plans to exact revenge proveto have explosive consequences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713682830
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Series:
Modern Plays Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.15(w) x 7.77(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

Terry Johnson's previous plays for the Royal Court are Hitchcock Blonde, Hysteria and Insignificance. Other work includes an adaptation of The Graduate, Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle And Dick (National Theatre/winner Olivier Award for Best Comedy 1998), an adaptation of The London Cuckolds, Dead Funny (Winner Critic Circle Award for Best Play, Time Out Drama Award 1994), Imagine Drowning, Cries From The Mammal House, Unsuitable For Adults (Bush).

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