Victorian repression clashes with liberal expression. Cloud 9 follows a British family from colonial Africa to contemporary London. Unexpected trysts. Gender swaps. Role reversals. Power plays. A provocative, exuberant, time-shifting comedy that is both a parody and spoof of the ever-changing world of sexual politics. Caryl Churchill, lauded with “creating a new theatrical language,” was recently recognized by The Guardian as “now sharing with Tom Stoppard the title of Britain’s most significant living dramatist.”

Artistic Director of The Nora and Director of Cloud 9, Lee Mikeska Gardner, sits down to discuss this “complex puzzle of a play”. Watch the full interview here:

 

 

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