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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


(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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A Doll's House: A New Version by Frank McGuinness (Faber Plays)

By: Ibsen, Henrik; McGuinness, Frank [Adapter]; Barslund, Charlotte [Translator];

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1997-02-27


Nora Helmer, wife to Torvald and mother of three children, appears to enjoy living the life of a pampered, indulged child. But as her economic dependence becomes brutally clear, Nora's acceptance of the status quo undergoes a profound change. To the horror of the bewildered Torvald, himself caught in the tight web of a conservative society which demands that he exert strict control, Nora comes to see that only possible true course of action is to leave the family home. View more info

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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


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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Made Easy)

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $5.21

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, 1985-04-01


Here are the books that help teach Shakespeare plays without the teacher constantly needing to explain and define Elizabethan terms, slang, and other ways of expression that are different from our own. Each play is presented with Shakespeare's original lines on each left-hand page, and a modern, easy-to-understand "translation" on the facing right-hand page. All dramas are complete, with every original Shakespearian line, and a full-length modern rendition of the text. T... View more info

A Raisin in the Sun (Modern Library)

By: Hansberry, Lorraine; Nemiroff, Robert [Introduction]

Price: $12.69

Publisher: Modern Library, 1995-08-22


"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before "A Raisin in the Sun" opened on Broadway in 1959. Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever. The... View more info

A Skull in Connemara - Acting Edition

By: Martin McDonagh

Price: $9.43

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1998-10-01


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A Soldier's Play: A Play (Dramabook)

By: Fuller, Charles

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Hill and Wang, 1982-09-01


A black sergeant cries out in the night, "They still hate you," then is shot twice and falls dead. Set in 1944 at Fort Neal, a segregated army camp in Louisiana, Charles Fuller's forceful drama--which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1982 and has been regularly seen in both its original stage and its later screen version--tracks the investigation of this murder. "A Soldier's Play" is more than a detective story: it is a tough, incisive exploration of racial tensions and ambigui... 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


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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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


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

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All in the Timing: Fourteen Plays

By: Ives, David

Price: $12.65

Publisher: Vintage, 1994-11-08


The world according to David Ives is a very add place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress test of the English language -- and of the audience's capacity for disorientation and delight. Ives's characters plunge into black holes called " Philadelphias, " where the simplest desires are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, Swift, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con man peddles courses in a dubious language in which &q... View more info

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All My Sons (Penguin Classics)

By: Miller, Arthur; Bigsby, Christopher W. E. [Introduction]

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Penguin Classics, 2000-11-01


Joe Keller and Steve Deever, partners in a machine shop during World War II, turned out defective airplane parts, causing the deaths of many men. Deever was sent to prison while Keller escaped punishment and went back to business, making himself very wealthy in the ensuing years. In Miller's work of tremendous power, a love affair between Keller's son, Chris, and Ann Deever, Steve's daughter, the bitterness of George Keller, who returns from the war to find his father in... View more info

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All's Well That Ends Well (The Pelican Shakespeare)

By: William Shakespeare; Claire McEachern [Editor]

Price: $5.98

Publisher: Penguin Classics, 2001-08-01


With new editors who have incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare series will be the premiere choice for students, professors, and general readers well into the twenty-first century. Each volume features: * Authoritative, reliable texts* High quality introductions and notes* New, more readable trade trim size* An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of te... View more info

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Amadeus: A Play by Peter Shaffer

By: Shaffer, Peter

Price: $11.93

Publisher: Harper Perennial, 2001-08-07


0riginating at the National Theatre of Great Britain, Amadeus was the recipient of both the Evening Standard Drama Award and the Theatre Critics Award. In the United States, the play won the coveted Tony Award and went on to become a critically acclaimed major motion picture winning eight Oscars, including Best Picture.Now, this extraordinary work about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is available with a new preface by Peter Shaffer and a new introduction by th... 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


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