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The Mammary Plays

How I Learned to Drive & The Mineola Twins

Two mirror-image investigations of coming of age in the sixties.

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

    Venus

    A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.

    Marisol and other plays

    A collection of plays by the influential Puerto Rican playwright, bearing his hallmark traits of magic realism and expressionism.

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    The Production Notebooks: Volume 1

    Theatre in Process

    Detailed case-studies of four major productions by leading American theatre companies.

    Testimonies: Four Plays

    Four significant plays from a writer whose choice of ‘uncomfortable’ but well-documented subjects has gained her a reputation for controversy:

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    Sleep Deprivation Chamber

    A gripping examination of the conflicting realities of the black experience of twentieth-century America.

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    A Fair Country

    A play in the tradition of Arthur Miller: an impassioned exploration of the impact of politics on an American family.

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    Getting Away With Murder

    A compellingly original comedy thriller, and Sondheim's first ever non-musical play.

    Ballad of Yachiyo

    A dramatic tale of a young Japanese girl's sexual awakening, and ultimate social downfall, in Hawaii's harsh sugar-cane plantation system of the early twentieth century. In this moving elegy to his own aunt on whose life the story is based, Gotanda juxtaposes the world of traditional Japanese arts, such as pottery and the tea ceremony, with the conflicting social realities of a culture in transition.

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    Etiquette and Vitriol: The Food Chain and other plays

    A collection of plays from one of the leading comic voices of his generation, full of his characteristic razor-sharp wit and black humour.

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    Drinks Before Dinner

    A theatrical tour-de-force of language and ideas about Eighties' America, by the best-selling author of Billy Bathgate and Ragtime.

    Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

    The full text of cult-performer Bogosian's solo show, attacking the dark underbelly of the American dream with blistering accuracy.

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    Company (US edition)

    Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's iconic musical comedy about life, love and marriage.

    The Baltimore Waltz and other plays

    A collection of Paula Vogel's work, surveying a remarkable decade of her writing for the stage. Her singular voice is exhilarating, comic and heartbreaking by turns.

    People Who Led to My Plays

    A magical scrapbook of words, pictures and memories, capturing the life of a middle-class black girl growing up in the Midwest in the 1930s and 40s, aspiring to be a writer.

    Sight Unseen and other plays

    Five plays by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author.

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    Don't Just Applaud, Send Money!

    The most successful strategies for funding and marketing the arts

    A hundred new ideas for raising money to fund the arts - of enormous value to all arts organisations.

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