Cloud Nine | Critical Review by Frank Rich

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Critical Review by Frank Rich

SOURCE: A review of Serious Money, in The New York Times, 4 December 1987, p. D4.

In the following New York production review, Rich provides a stylistic and comparative analysis of Serious Money, characterizing it as a play in which "the heartlessness of the late 80s finds its raucous voice. "

When the antiquated London stock market finally cast off tradition and plugged into the deregulated frenzy of modern Wall Street in 1986, the phenomenon was heralded as the Big Bang. In Serious Money, a ferocious new satire about the financial wheeler-dealers born in the ensuing boom, Caryl Churchill takes the term literally.

The play at the Public Theater travels to the trading pits and board rooms of London's financial district, the City, to find the precise pitch of the arena of arbitrage, inside trading, greenmail, corporate raiding and leveraged buyouts. Serious Money wants...

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