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Talk Radio

A high-voltage portrait of a late-night shock jock, made into a film by Oliver Stone.

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Yellow Face

A mock documentary that puts Hwang himself centre-stage as he uses the controversy over colour-blind casting for Miss Saigon and the racially motivated federal investigation of his own father to explore Asian identity and the ever-changing definition of what it is to be an American.

subUrbia

An updated version of Bogosian's theatrical tour de force.

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Shipwrecked!

A story about the nature of storytelling, based on a Victorian hoaxer's tale of being a castaway in the South Pacific - complete with buried treasure, a giant killer octopus, and cannibals.

The American Theatre Reader

A compendium of the best essays and interviews from twenty-five years of American Theatre magazine.

Talk

A sharp and perceptive play from Carl Hancock Rux, a multidisciplinary artist born in Harlem, New York, whose trademark craft is to combine poetry, music, theatre and dance.

Beyond Victims and Villains

Contemporary Plays by Disabled Playwrights

The first of its kind - an anthology that explores how disabled artists depict the world they inhabit with their disabilities.

Plays From the Boom Box Galaxy

An anthology of performance texts from the hip-hop generation.

Mrs. Packard

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.

Prayer For My Enemy

Billy has returned from Iraq, to discover that his pregnant sister Marianne has married his friend and former lover Tad. Meanwhile, his mother Karen struggles daily to keep her husband Austin from falling off the wagon, and in the backdrop are the Red Sox and Yankees battling it out for the 2004 pennant.

Next to Normal

The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical set in a crisis-stricken suburban household, exploring how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family's world intact.

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Unbalancing Acts: Foundations for a Theater

Includes essays and playscripts: The Cure, Film Is Evil: Radio Is Good, Symphony of Rats, What Did He See? and Lava, with a Foreword by Peter Sellars

Well

A play about a mother's extraordinary ability to heal a changing neighbourhood, despite her inability to heal herself.

Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and Other Plays

A collection of plays from the experimental writer-director Young Jean Lee.

Liars, Thieves and Other Sinners on the Bench

A uniquely American writer and performer, Carson has spent fifteen years working with peoples' stories in communities across America, crafting more than thirty plays from the oral histories she has collected.

Birth and After Birth and Other Plays

Four plays from the award-winning American playwright which together form a complete 'marriage cycle'.

Salaam. Peace: An Anthology of Middle Eastern-American Drama

Edited by Holly Hill and Dina Amin

A groundbreaking anthology containing a collection of new plays by American writers of a variety of Middle Eastern backgrounds, from artists born in Egypt and Iran, to Israeli- and Palestinian-Americans.

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The School for Husbands & The Imaginary Cuckold, or Sganarelle

Translated by Richard Wilbur

English verse translations of Molière's two great comedies of marriage and misunderstanding.