Olivier Choiniere Bliss

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Three employees of Wal-Mart Canada obsess about the singer Celine, interrupted from time to time by a fourth character called Oracle. Subtly their ecstatic words shade into a bloody account of miscarriage, a violent and ugly family row, and a bulimic fit in which the victim progressively vomits up her whole insides...

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Olivier Choiniere has written 20 plays in his native Quebcois and translated such authors as Mark O'Rowe. In 2001 he won the Canada Council's Future Generations Millennium Prize.Caryl Churchill's plays include Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Serious Money, The Skriker.

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"A small bombshell has arrived from Montreal: an attack by Olivier Choiniere, translated by Caryl Churchill, on what Robert Hughes once termed the psychotic cult of celebrity.” -- Michael Billington, The Guardian

"A clever, disturbing piece about the damage done by vicarious living." -- Sarah Hemming, Financial Times



"A small bombshell has arrived from Montreal: an attack by Olivier Choiniere, translated by Caryl Churchill, on what Robert Hughes once termed “the psychotic cult of celebrity.” -- Michael Billington, The Guardian

"A clever, disturbing piece about the damage done by vicarious living." -- Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

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