A series of connected plays—Rose, Paraffin, and Nursing—that together form a dark and compelling exploration of what binds people together and drives them apart.
One of the greatest musicals of all time, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents.
Set in a fictional fundamentalist country where chewing gum is outlawed, Gum explores the human need to tame nature and control desire.
Modern adaptations of classic Greek texts.
An unsettling and deeply compassionate play from an acclaimed US playwright.
Writing at the end of his own long life, in Oedipus at Colonus Sophocles depicts his doomed hero's final hours; at the moment of his death the aged Oedipus is free at last. Envisaging this meditation on mortality as a rousing service in a black church, Lee Breuer has created a remarkable text based on Robert Fitzgerald's splendid translation.
A penetrating drama laced with the signature humour of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Rabbit Hole. Good People explores the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing.
David Hwang invokes the age in which his great grandfather broke with Confucian tradition by converting to Christianity and unbinding his daughter's feet. Golden Child explores the impact of these momentous decisions on succeeding generations.
Jack Chapman runs a brothel on the first floor of his tenement, but wants a respectable marriage for his daughter. But when his daughter falls in love with one of the prostitutes, the marriage - and with it, Jack's dream of redemption - looks very doubtful indeed.
A compellingly original comedy thriller, and Sondheim's first ever non-musical play.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1904. Aunt Esther, the 285-year-old fiery matriarch of 1839 Wylie Avenue, sets Citizen Barlow, a young man from Alabama, on a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening.
Election Year in the Life of One Family
A trilogy of plays following an American family through the momentous and divisive 2016 presidential election year.
Three plays delicately exploring issues of love, faith, family and race.
A collection of writings from the acclaimed and wildly inventive artist Richard Foreman.
An elderly woman and her siblings become J.M. Barrie's classic characters in Sarah Ruhl's play about a family grieving over the death of their patriarch.
In America, Flyin' West is one of the most often staged African-American plays of the nineties. Cleage is one of the few black woman to achieve national recognition as a playwright in America, and her body of work for the stage provides a remarkable and penetrating look at the African-American experience over the last 100 years.
The Classic 1958 musical brilliantly updated by the leading Asian-American playwright.
In this tragi-comic quartet, Cuban-American dramatist Eduardo Machado explores the meaning of his homeland's history. The plays tell the stories of several extended families, linked by marriage and then by exile in the United States.