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Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Culture Clash: Life, Death and Revolutionary Comedy

Three plays from the award-winning Latino comedy trio.

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Death and Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays

A wide-ranging collection of work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America.

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Five Lesbian Brothers: Four Plays

New York-based Theatre troupe Five Lesbian Brothers explore themes of homophobia and sexism with devastating humour and the occasional song. They have been committed to creating provocative lesbian theatre with positively no whining since their inception in 1989.

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Culture Clash in Americca

A second collection of work by the award-winning Latino comedy trio.

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Rodney's Wife

A study in dissolution by a leading American playwright who has written prolifically, and with fine detail, on the perplexities of everyday living.

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The Crack in the Emerald

New Irish Plays

Edited by David Grant

Four Irish plays from the late 1980s, selected and introduced by David Grant of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

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The Color of Desire & Hurricane: two plays

Two plays by the acclaimed Cuban-American writer.

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A Civil War Christmas

Set on Christmas Eve during the latter days of the Civil War, this rich and moving play weaves a tapestry of historical characters, period holiday music, marches and spirituals, and tells a story of peaceful companionship and communal hope.

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Sex Plays

Two plays by one of America's premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists, author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Talk Radio.

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Into the Woods (film tie-in edition)

A modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales. This tie-in version of Into the Woods is published alongside the 2014 Disney film adaptation.

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The Whale and A Bright New Boise: two plays

Two plays from an American playwright whose bighearted and funny plays explore the quiet desperation running through many American lives.

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The Ladies Foursome

A funny, fast-paced, heartwarming story of friendship inspired by Norm Foster's popular play The Foursome.

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Neva

English/Spanish billingual edition

A politically charged, haunting interrogation of theatre and the revolutionary impulse.

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Small Tragedy

A remarkably funny, sharply articulated missive about tragedy in the contemporary world.

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Slave Play

A play that rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender, and sexuality in twenty-first-century America.

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The Melville Boys

Owen and Lee Melville arrive at a lakeside cabin for a weekend of fishing, but their plans are thrown out of whack by the arrival of two sisters who become catalysts for a tenderly funny and unsentimental look at four lives in transition.

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Skin & Liars: Two Plays

Two plays from one of Canada's leading writers and directors of theatre for young people.

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The Way We Live Now: American plays and the AIDS crisis

A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.

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