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The Hairy Ape

A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

    All God's Chillun Got Wings

    An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

      The Emperor Jones

      An expressionistic chronicle of a black dictator's flight from his oppressed subjects.

        Fabulation

        In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

          The Shipment

          The Shipment is a provocative look at African-American identity in today's not-quite post-racial society.

            Lear

            Young Jean Lee's Lear is an alternative re-working of Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy, focusing on the king's three daughters.

              The Mineola Twins

              An outrageously satirical play examining women's experience and the women's movement over more than three decades in post-World War II America.

              Published in volume The Mammary Plays