Set in Chicago in 1927, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom deals with issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers.
How I Learned to Drive & The Mineola Twins
Two mirror-image investigations of coming of age in the sixties.
Two plays from the 'virtuosic' US playwright David Adjmi (New York Times).
A collection of plays by the influential Puerto Rican playwright, bearing his hallmark traits of magic realism and expressionism.
A moving play about the stalwart endurance of a devoted mother, winner of the 2018 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.
An intimate and moving play about an accountant from Ohio, and her apparently humdrum life.
Wallace Shawn's version of Henrik Ibsen's Master Builder Solness, made into a film by Jonathan Demme in 2014 — a film that is an utterly contemporary vision of Ibsen's classic play.
The first collection of work by one of America's most important, vital and original young voices, including Boxing 2000, Caveman and the OBIE-Award winning House.
A sumptuously illustrated record of the career of one of America's leading theatre designers, Ming Cho Lee: A Life in Design is a fascinating insight into the creation of some of the landmark productions in American theatre history, and an essential book for anyone with an interest in theatrical set design.
A musical about the barriers and the bonds of family, and the complexities of immigration in today's America.
A play about the desperate cases lurking unsuccessfully on the fringes of the movie world.
Two plays by the acclaimed Russian author and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov, in fresh new translations by preeminent Russian translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, along with prominent playwright Richard Nelson.
A fresh translation of one of the permanent works in the Russian dramatic repertory, by renowned playwright Richard Nelson and the foremost contemporary translators of classic Russian literature, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.
Plays by African-American Women
A collection of plays by African-American women.
Elizabeth Packard is committed by her husband to an asylum. Based on true-life historical events, Emily Mann's play tells of one woman's enduring struggle to reform an unfair and ineffectual system.