‘Let’s just talk until it goes.’
The average person will speak 123,205,750 words in a lifetime. But what if there were a limit? Oliver and Bernadette are about to find out.
Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons imagines a world where we’re forced to say less. It’s about what we say and how we say it; about the things we can only hear in the silence; about dead cats, activism, eye contact and lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons, lemons.
Sam Steiner’s play premiered at Warwick Arts Centre in 2015 and won three Judges’ Awards at the National Student Drama Festival, before appearing at Latitude Festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Camden People’s Theatre, London.
‘A masterpiece of beautiful simplicity’
— Broadway Baby
‘A beautiful play about the beauty and preciousness of language… about as promising as debuts get’
— Time Out
‘Takes the can opener to a typical opposites-attract romcom in order to explore wider issues of democracy and free speech’
‘[An] accomplished debut… bright, light and sharp – a rom-com with smarts’
‘[A] taut two-hander… intriguing and original… [a] complex piece of theatre’
‘Marvellously wide-ranging… truly experimental and unique… a must-see’
— A Younger Theatre