A revelatory new translation of Gogol’s biting masterpiece by American playwright Richard Nelson, in collaboration with the foremost contemporary translators of classic Russian literature, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.
The first collection of its kind, Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora brings together work by six dynamic Palestinian playwrights from both occupied Palestine and the Diaspora.
Strategies for Theatre and Performance
An inspirational sourcebook of innovative techniques for creating theatre, with contributions from experienced playwrights, directors, performers, teachers, dramaturgs, artistic directors and founders.
Inspired by Sholem Asch’s play God of Vengeance, about an amorous affair between two women, Paula Vogel's Indecent is a riveting look at an explosive moment in theatrical history.
Contemporary American Playwrights
Interviews with 20 leading American playwrights, each with a substantial introduction.
A bold, ambitious, political play about contemporary America - 'a candidate to be the Angels in America of the Bush II decade' (San Francisco Chronicle).
Magnetic, nostalgic and gloriously imaginative, a comedy drama from award-winning New York playwright Sarah Ruhl.
A five-play collection of work by an American playwright whose work has mainly premiered in Britain.
It is 1958. In the midst of a building boom in New York City, Joe Papp and his colleagues are facing pressure from the city’s elite as they continue their free Shakespeare in Central Park.
An enchanting argument for the power of theatrical imagination over reality, The Illusion weaves obsession and caprice, romance and murder, fact and fiction, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion of all – love.
Founding Visions for a New American Art
A wide-ranging, inspiring documentary history of the American theatre movement as told by the visionaries who goaded it into being.
Three plays from one of the most singular and exhilarating commentators on American life.
A powerful comedy-drama about a family gathering at Thanksgiving, from a gifted young American playwright.
A deliciously adventurous play that confronts the question of whether monogamy is enough to ensure a happy marriage.
A Lolita-like tale of female sexual awakening, winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize.
The homebody of the title is a bored but highly intellectual Englishwoman who finds refuge and escape in the alternate world of Aghanistan, exoticised in her mind's eye with the help of an out-of-date guide book.
Eduardo Machado’s Havana is Waiting and other plays examines the intersection of the personal and the political on a generation of immigrants. With humor and passion, the author pursues his lifelong exploration of the Cuban-American experience.