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The Way of Acting

A landmark collection of the writings of one of the world's foremost contemporary theatre artists, offering Western audiences long-overdue insight into Suzuki's singular artistry.

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Playing Joan

Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's Saint Joan

Interviews with 26 actresses who have played George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, including Eileen Atkins, Elisabeth Bergner, Judi Dench, Wendy Hiller, Barbara Jefford, Siobhan McKenna, Sarah Miles, Joan Plowright.

Shimmer and other texts

Three hard-hitting, gritty monologues.

Advice to the Players

On Acting

A practical programme of study for the actor, by one of the founders of the famous Actors Studio.

The Way We Live Now: American plays and the AIDS crisis

A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.

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New Music: a trilogy

Three interrelated plays tracing the tangled path of a family's life in a North Carolina town across 37 years, from before the Second World War to the war in Vietnam.

 

The Presence of the Actor

Illuminating notes on acting from America's foremost champion of actor-led theatre, drawing on his experience with the Living Theatre, the Open Theatre and with Sam Shepard.

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Assassins

A dark and funny look at the end of the American dream - Stephen Sondheim lifts musical theatre to new heights of brilliance.

Jelly's Last Jam

The hit Broadway musical based on the life of the jazz great, Jelly Roll Morton.

The Illusion

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.

Pounding Nails In The Floor With My Forehead

Scorching social commentary aimed at the contemporary urban and suburban scene, from one of America's greatest standups.

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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.

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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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.

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Notes from Underground

Two of cult American performer Eric Bogosian's most unsettling works: Notes from Underground and Scenes from the New World.

Dogeaters

A hard-hitting play about the Philippines in the Marcos era, adapted by Jessica Hagedorn from her own novel of the same name.

Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays

Two companion pieces spanning 100 years in the lives of African American women.

Time Stands Still

A photojournalist is at home in Brooklyn recovering from serious wounds sustained whilst out covering war-torn Iraq, but longs for the adrenalin rush of her past.

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