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Love Letters - Acting Edition

By: A.R. Gurney

Price: $9.43

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.: 1989-10-01

Seller ID: 9780822206941


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A Tempest: Based on Shakespeare's 'The Tempest;' Adaptation for a Black Theatre

By: Aimé Césaire; Richard Miller [Translator]

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group/TGC Translations: 2002-05-01

Seller ID: 9781559362108


A troupe of black actors perform their own "Tempest." Cesaire's rich and insightful adaptation draws on contemporary Caribbean society, the African-American experience and African mythology to raise questions about colonialism, racism and their lasting effects.Aime Cesaire, who was born in Martinique in 1913, is one of this century's major writers. In his poetry, plays and political activities he has waged a lifelong struggle to restore dignity to colonized people.... View more info

Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

By: Alan Ball; Ball, Alan

Price: $9.43

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 9780822213673


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The Assembly of Women (Literary Classics)

By: Aristophanes; Robert Mayhew [Translator]

Price: $12.68

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1997-04-01

Seller ID: 9781573921336


The women of Athens concoct a daring scheme: penetrate the male-dominated Assembly disguised as men and vote themselves into power, after which they will overturn the old laws and inaugurate a new society where all are equal and where property and sex, too is shared. This new translation of Aristophanes' last extant play recaptures the spirit, the bawdiness, and the brilliance of this rollicking farce, which is at the same time a profound critique of contemporary Greek ... View more info

Death of a Salesman

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $9.43

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 9780822202905


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Proof: A Play

By: Auburn, David

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001-03-05

Seller ID: 9780571199976


"Proof "is the winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.One of the most acclaimed plays of the 1999-2000 season, "Proof "is a work that explores the unknowability of love as much as it does the mysteries of science. It focuses on Catherine, a young woman who has spent years caring for her father, Robert, a brilliant mathematician in his youth who was later unable to function without her help. His death has brought into her midst both her sister, Claire, who wa... View more info

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Three Plays: Absurd Person Singular; Absent Friends; Bedroom Farce

By: Ayckbourn, Alan

Price: $12.69

Publisher: Grove Press: 1994-01-05

Seller ID: 9780802131577


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The History Boys: A Play

By: Bennett, Alan

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006-04-04

Seller ID: 9780571224647


"A play of depth as well as dazzle, intensely moving as well as thought-provoking and funny." --"The Daily Telegraph" An unruly bunch of bright, funny sixth-form (or senior) boys in a British boys' school are, as such boys will be, in pursuit of sex, sport, and a place at a good university, generally in that order. In all their efforts, they are helped and hindered, enlightened and bemused, by a maverick English teacher who seeks to broaden their horizons in sometime... View more info

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Galileo

By: Bertolt Brecht; Eric Bentley [Editor]; Eric Bentley [Introduction]; Charles Laughton [Translator];

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Grove Press: 1994-01-11

Seller ID: 9780802130594


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A Man for All Seasons: A Play in Two Acts

By: Bolt, Robert

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Vintage: 1990-04-14

Seller ID: 9780679728221


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Uncle Vanya

By: Chekhov, Anton; Mamet, David [Adapter]

Price: $9.70

Publisher: Grove Press: 1994-01-21

Seller ID: 9780802131515


Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's Uncle Vanya is a sparkling restoration of a masterpiece of the modern stage, marked by Mamet's finely tuned ear for dialogue and memorable poetic imagery. In "Uncle Vanya," a retired professor and his beautiful young wife return to the country estate left by his deceased first wife to find themselves overwhelmed by the stagnant inevitability of the rituals of their life and class, and mercilessly taxed by the encroachme... View more info

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Far Away (Nick Hern Books Drama Classics)

By: Churchill, Caryl

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: 2001-04-01

Seller ID: 9781559361996


handle]The newest work by the playwright Tony Kushner calls "the greatest living English playwright." body]The newest work by the playwright Tony Kushner calls "the greatest living English playwright." "Far Away" is a howl of anguish at the increasing--and increasingly accepted--levels of inhumanity in a world seemingly perpetually involved in conflict, whether in Chechnya or Sierra Leone, Fiji or Zimbabwe. But is it all as Far Away as we would like to think.C... View more info

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Cloud 9

By: Churchill, Caryl

Price: $11.15

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: 1994-12-01

Seller ID: 9781559360999


"Cloud 9" not only marked the theatrical breakthrough of preeminent British playwright Caryl Churchill, but proved a milestone in the portrayal of sexual liberation and feminism. "A playwright of genuine audacity and assurance, able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual, resonant and dramatically riveting."--Benedict Nightingale View more info

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Blithe Spirit, Hay Fever, Private Lives: Three Plays

By: Coward, Noel

Price: $11.90

Publisher: Vintage: 1999-01-26

Seller ID: 9780679781790


In Blithe Spirit, Charles Condomine receives a visit from his first wife, Elvira; unfortunately, Charles is now married to Ruth, and Elvira is a ghost. The bohemian protagonists of Hay Fever wreak emotional havoc on a houseful of weekend visitors. And in Private Lives, a recently divorced couple find themselves in adjoining hotel rooms while on honeymoon with their new -- and wholly unsuitable -- spouses. Giddy, elegant, and serenely magnanimous in their appreciation of ... View more info

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Anna in the Tropics (TCG Edition)

By: Cruz, Nilo

Price: $11.15

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: 2003-09-01

Seller ID: 9781559362320


Winner of the 2003 Pulitizer Prize for Drama." . . there are many kinds of light.The light of fires. The light of stars.The light that reflects off rivers.Light that penetrates through cracks.Then there's the type of light that reflects off the skin."--Nilo Cruz, "Anna in the Tropics"This lush romantic drama depicts a family of cigar makers whose loves and lives are played out against the backdrop of America in the midst of the Depression. Se... View more info

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A Taste of Honey: A Play

By: Delaney, Shelagh

Price: $11.20

Publisher: Grove Press: 1994-01-11

Seller ID: 9780802131850


A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had "all the freshness of Mr. Osborne's Look Back In Anger and a greater maturity." A Taste of Honey won Miss Delaney two national awards, the sale of film rights productions at Stratford, London, and Paris, and a round of applause from the critics. The play is the story of a working-class, adolescent girl and he... View more info

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"Life Is a Dream" and Other Spanish Classics (Eric Bentley's Dramatic Repertoire Volume Two)

By: Eric Bentley [Editor]; Roy Campbell [Translator];

Price: $11.93

Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books: 1985-04-01

Seller ID: 9781557830067


(Applause Books). Translations of four great Spanish dramas: Calderon de la Barca Life Is a Dream; Miguel de Cervantes Siege of Numantia; Lope de Vega Fuente Ovejuna; Tirso de Molina The Trickster of Seville . View more info

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The Bald Soprano and Other Plays: The Bald Soprano; The Lesson; Jack, or the Submission; The Chairs

By: Eugene Ionesco; Donald M. Allen [Translator]

Price: $11.94

Publisher: Grove Press: 1994-01-01

Seller ID: 9780802130792


The leading figure of absurdist theater and one of the great innovators of the modern stage, Eugene Ionesco (1909-94) did not write his first play, The Bald Soprano, until 1950. He went on to become an internationally renowned master of modern drama, famous for the comic proportions and bizarre effects that allow his work to be simultaneously hilarious, tragic, and profound. As Ionesco has said, "Theater is not literature. . . . It is simply what cannot be expressed by a... View more info

Hughie.

By: Eugene O'Neill; O'Neill, Eugene

Price: $7.34

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.: 1998-01-01

Seller ID: 9780822205432


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Translations: A Play (Faber Paperbacks)

By: Friel, Brian

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1995-03-16

Seller ID: 9780571117420


The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. In a nearby field camps a recently arrived detachment of the Royal Engineers, making the first Ordnance Survey. For the purposes of cartography, the local Gaelic place names have to be recorded and rendered into English. In examining the effects of this operation on the lives of a small group, Brian Friel skillfully reveals the far-re... View more info