THE LAND OF COCKAIGNE. In THE LAND OF COCKAIGNE, three poignant scenes depict a small family birthday party in a Midwestern yard on a summer day. Each scene presents a different angle on the group, what they say and who they may be. Is this the ideal American family, exactly the opposite, or something in between? (2 men, 4 women.) ENGLISH MADE SIMPLE. A young man and woman meet at a party, and their immediate romantic attraction is translated into comically unromantic grammar lessons as they struggle to free themselves from the banal constrictions of party talk. (2 men, 1 woman.)"