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MFA Collaboration Series: The Clean House

By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Francesca Patrón

February 16-18, 2024

Friday, 2/16 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, 2/17 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, 2/18 2 p.m.

Hal & Martha Hyer Wallis Theater
1949 Campus Drive

General Public $20
Senior Citizens $20
NU Faculty Staff $20
Full-Time Students $12
Full-Time NU Students $8 in advance, $12 at the door

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Masks Recommended, No Longer Required for Wirtz Center Audiences
Health and Safety Guidelines

2003-2004 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Winner, 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Drama Finalist. “The Clean House,” by prolific playwright Sarah Ruhl, takes us into a world of rich magical realism that explores love, family, and death.  Lane, a career-oriented doctor, hires a comedian from Brazil to keep her pristine house clean. As their lives, cultures, and families begin to intertwine, chaos ensues, and love blooms. This funny, tender play has poetry, stand-up comedy, magical realism, absurdism, myth, and a soaring sense of romance.

Audience Advisory:
Suggested for ages 13+, adult themes, strong language
Run time: 1 hour 35 minutes, one intermission