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Dealing with Clair

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  3w, 4m

Dealing with Clair
by Martin Crimp

A young estate agent, Clair, tries to sell a suburban house to James, a distinguished and disarming cash buyer. At first debonair, James becomes increasingly sin'ster, prying his way into Clair's private life. She is soon drawn to him. By the end Jam…

Dealing with Clair

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    Cast Size
    3w, 4m

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Summary
A young estate agent, Clair, tries to sell a suburban house to James, a distinguished and disarming cash buyer. At first debonair, James becomes increasingly sin'ster, prying his way into Clair's private life. She is soon drawn to him. By the end James is in her flat, talking to Clair's mother on the phone. He tells her that Clair is taking a shower. But it becomes clear she is not, and just as the play's title promises, James has dealt with Clair for good.
Performing Groups
M4 (20s, 30, 50s)
F3 (17, 25, 30)
  • Time Period 1980s
  • Setting Various simple settings

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  • Minimum Fee: £70 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Martin Crimp

Martin Crimp was born in 1956 and began writing for theatre in the 1980s. His plays include: When we have sufficiently tortured each other (2019), Men Asleep (2018), The Rest Will be Familiar To You From Cinema (2013, voted by Germany’s Theater heute best foreign play of the ...

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