In Pride's Crossing, Tina Howe has created a remarkable heroine for the nineties: Mabel Tidings Bigelow, who at the age of 26 set the world record for swimming the English Channel.
An African-American graduate student is transported back through time, with his 189-year-old grandfather, to Nat Turner's infamous slave rebellion.
A collection of plays from the American writer whose screenplays include Hair and Ragtime.
Thornton Wilder's short plays, published for the first time in two volumes.
A play exploring the vexed emotional and legal question of a writer's right to create art from another person's life.
A major collection from one of the most popular gay playwrights in America.
The classic Yiddish tale by S. Ansky, adapted by Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, and Joachim Neugroschel.
Notes from Underground charts, in diary form, the life of an urban recluse who desperately wants to belong to society but instead inhabits a hell of his own creation.
A play about the desperate cases lurking unsuccessfully on the fringes of the movie world.
Selected from more than 100 new American plays produced in the past twenty years, including Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, Marsha Norman, David Henry Hwang, Suzan-Lori Parks, Spalding Gray, Stephen Sondheim etc.
Selected from more than 100 new American plays produced in the past twenty years, including Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, Suzan-Lori Parks, Marsha Norman, Spalding Gray, Stephen Sondheim etc.
How I Learned to Drive & The Mineola Twins
Two mirror-image investigations of coming of age in the sixties.
A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.
A collection of plays by the influential Puerto Rican playwright, bearing his hallmark traits of magic realism and expressionism.
Theatre in Process
Detailed case-studies of four major productions by leading American theatre companies.
Four significant plays from a writer whose choice of ‘uncomfortable’ but well-documented subjects has gained her a reputation for controversy: