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''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill. The first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen.

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''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill.Creator/CarylChurchill. The first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen.


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''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill. the first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen. Rising tensions between colonists and the indigenous peoples lead to a regiment of the Queen's troops burning down a village, causing the death's of Joshua's parents and causing him to question his loyalty and servitude to Clive's family. [[BigScrewedUpFamily Of course, this takes a back seat to]] [[HoYay the]] [[NoYay various]] [[IncrediblyLamePun affairs]] [[YourCheatingHeart going]] [[LesYay o]][[LipstickLesbian n]] [[{{Squick}} in]] [[EveryoneIsGay the]] [[EveryoneIsBi household]]. [[{{Cliffhanger}} The act ends with Clive giving a toast at the wedding of Harry and Ellen while Joshua stands in the wings, pointing a gun at him.]]

[[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible Oh, and did I mention the fact that Betty is played by a man, Edward's a woman, Joshua is white, and Victoria is a doll?]]

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Describe CloudNine ''Cloud'' Nine here.

[[WhatDoYouMeanItWasntMadeOnDrugs Alright, I'll we'll try...]]

''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill. the The first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen. Ellen.

Rising tensions between colonists and the indigenous peoples lead to a regiment of the Queen's troops burning down a village, causing the death's of Joshua's parents and causing him to question his loyalty and servitude to Clive's family. [[BigScrewedUpFamily Of course, this takes a back seat to]] [[HoYay the]] [[NoYay various]] [[IncrediblyLamePun [[{{Pun}} affairs]] [[YourCheatingHeart going]] [[LesYay o]][[LipstickLesbian n]] [[{{Squick}} in]] [[EveryoneIsGay the]] [[EveryoneIsBi household]]. [[{{Cliffhanger}} The act ends with Clive giving a toast at the wedding of Harry and Ellen while Joshua stands in the wings, pointing a gun at him.]]

[[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible Oh, and did I we mention the fact that Betty is played by a man, Edward's a woman, Joshua is white, and Victoria is a doll?]]



* AbusiveParents: played for laughs in the first act with poor Edward being slapped multiple times in quick succession by both parents and the governess. Then played horrifically straight in the Second Act when Cathy is slapped by her mother, and both Cathy and Tommy are neglected by their respective parents.
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: [[DysfunctionJunction for]] [[strike:damn near]] [[DysfunctionJunction the entire cast.]]
* AnythingThatMoves: one of the few unambiguous aspects of this play is Gerry's sexual appetite.

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* AbusiveParents: played AbusiveParents:
** Played
for laughs in the first act with poor Edward being slapped multiple times in quick succession by both parents and the governess. Then played horrifically straight in governess.
** In
the Second Act when Act, Cathy is slapped by her mother, mother. Now it's played for horror and both Cathy and Tommy are neglected by their respective parents.
* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: [[DysfunctionJunction for]] [[strike:damn near]] [[DysfunctionJunction the entire cast.]]
drama.
* AnythingThatMoves: one One of the few unambiguous aspects of this play is Gerry's sexual appetite.



* LoveDodecahedron: in the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward, and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has been sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[UpToEleven dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].
* MindScrew
* PrecisionFStrike: the audience's first clue that this will not be a conventional play.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: seriously. Did Joshua shoot Clive or what?!

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* LoveDodecahedron: in In the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward, and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has been sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[UpToEleven dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].
%% * MindScrew
%% * ParentalNeglect: Both Cathy and Tommy are neglected by their respective parents.
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* PrecisionFStrike: the audience's first clue that this will not be a conventional play.
%% * WhatHappenedToTheMouse: seriously. Seriously. Did Joshua shoot Clive or what?!what?!
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''Cloud Nine'' is a rather [[LoveItOrHateIt polarizing play]], to say the least. Most audiences won't be able to look past the (never shown) sexual debauchery and see the play's deeper themes of identity and conformation to social expectations.

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''Cloud Nine'' is a rather [[LoveItOrHateIt polarizing play]], play, to say the least. Most audiences won't be able to look past the (never shown) sexual debauchery and see the play's deeper themes of identity and conformation to social expectations.


''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill. the first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen. Rising tensions between colonists and the indigenous peoples lead to a regiment of the Queen's troops burning down a village, causing the death's of Joshua's parents and causing him to question his loyalty and servitude to Clive's family. [[BigScrewedUpFamily Of course, this takes a back seat to]] [[HoYay the]] [[{{Shotacon}} various]] [[IncrediblyLamePun affairs]] [[YourCheatingHeart going]] [[LesYay o]][[LipstickLesbian n]] [[{{Squick}} in]] [[EveryoneIsGay the]] [[EveryoneIsBi household]]. [[{{Cliffhanger}} The act ends with Clive giving a toast at the wedding of Harry and Ellen while Joshua stands in the wings, pointing a gun at him.]]

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''Cloud Nine'' is a two-act play written in [[TheSeventies 1978]] by British playwright CarylChurchill. the first act is set in colonial Africa at the end of the Nineteenth century, and concerns the daily life of British administrator and plantation owner Clive, [[StepfordSmiler his wife Betty]], their nine-year-old son Edward, infant daughter Victoria, mother-in-law Maud, his friend Harry Bagley, (relative) neighbour Mrs. Saunders, black manservant Joshua and governess Ellen. Rising tensions between colonists and the indigenous peoples lead to a regiment of the Queen's troops burning down a village, causing the death's of Joshua's parents and causing him to question his loyalty and servitude to Clive's family. [[BigScrewedUpFamily Of course, this takes a back seat to]] [[HoYay the]] [[{{Shotacon}} [[NoYay various]] [[IncrediblyLamePun affairs]] [[YourCheatingHeart going]] [[LesYay o]][[LipstickLesbian n]] [[{{Squick}} in]] [[EveryoneIsGay the]] [[EveryoneIsBi household]]. [[{{Cliffhanger}} The act ends with Clive giving a toast at the wedding of Harry and Ellen while Joshua stands in the wings, pointing a gun at him.]]



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: seriously. Did Joshua shoot Clive or what?!

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: seriously. Did Joshua shoot Clive or what?!
what?!


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* LoveDodecahedron: in the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward, and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has been sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[BeyondTheImpossible dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].

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* LoveDodecahedron: in the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward, and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has been sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[BeyondTheImpossible [[UpToEleven dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].


* FetishFuel: the entire play, arguably. Crossdressing, incest, Shotacon, Yaoi, Yuri, blowjob monologues...there's something here for everyone!


* YourMilageMayVary: if you can't deal with nonexplicit homosexual relationships, then this play is '''''[[ThisIsSparta Not. For. You.]]'''''

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* YourMilageMayVary: if you can't deal with nonexplicit homosexual relationships, then this play is '''''[[ThisIsSparta Not. For. You.]]'''''


* MindScrew: ...''[[HowDidWeMissThisOne How did I miss this one?]]''

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* MindScrew: ...''[[HowDidWeMissThisOne How did I miss this one?]]'' MindScrew


ButWaitTheresMore! In the second act, [[TimeSkip we suddenly jump ahead to London in 1979]] [[WaitWhatWhoa with no explanation whatsoever]]. Several characters from the first act reappear, now played by actors of the character's actual gender (and in Victoria's case, an actual actress)...[[YoungerThanTheyLook but they've only aged twenty-five years in the last century]]; in addition, new characters include Edward's boyfriend Gerry, Victoria's friend Lin and her daughter Cathy ([[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic played by Clive's actor]]), Victoria's husband [[JerkAss Martin]] [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer and her son Tommy]]. This act is far less focused than the first, focusing on [[StraightGay Edward]] and Victoria's relationships with [[HoYay their]] [[LipstickLesbian respective]] [[BiTheWay partners]]... '''''[[BrotherSisterIncest and each other]]'''''.

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ButWaitTheresMore! In the second act, [[TimeSkip we suddenly jump ahead to London in 1979]] [[WaitWhatWhoa with With no explanation whatsoever]].whatsoever. Several characters from the first act reappear, now played by actors of the character's actual gender (and in Victoria's case, an actual actress)...[[YoungerThanTheyLook but they've only aged twenty-five years in the last century]]; in addition, new characters include Edward's boyfriend Gerry, Victoria's friend Lin and her daughter Cathy ([[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic played by Clive's actor]]), Victoria's husband [[JerkAss Martin]] [[SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer and her son Tommy]]. This act is far less focused than the first, focusing on [[StraightGay Edward]] and Victoria's relationships with [[HoYay their]] [[LipstickLesbian respective]] [[BiTheWay partners]]... '''''[[BrotherSisterIncest and each other]]'''''.


*LoveDodecahedron: in the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has be sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[BeyondTheImpossible dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].

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*LoveDodecahedron: in the first act, Ellen loves Betty, who is infatuated with Harry, who is screwing both Joshua and Edward Edward, and may be attracted to Clive, who is married to Betty but has be been sleeping with Mrs. Saunders. In the second act, Betty has divorced Clive and shows an interest in Gerry, who is the promiscuous boyfriend of Edward, who also fancies his sister, who is totally down for a [[strike:threesome]] '''foursome''' with Edward, Lin and Martin. And when you factor in the possible TimeTravel elements of the second act, [[BeyondTheImpossible dayumn, but the possibilities are endless]].

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