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Mrs. Packard

Elizabeth Packard is committed by her husband to an asylum. Based on true-life historical events, Emily Mann's play tells of one woman's enduring struggle to reform an unfair and ineffectual system.

Yellow Face

A mock documentary that puts Hwang himself centre-stage as he uses the controversy over colour-blind casting for Miss Saigon and the racially motivated federal investigation of his own father to explore Asian identity and the ever-changing definition of what it is to be an American.

Road Show

Sondheim's Obie-Award-winning musical telling the real-life story of the Mizner brothers, following their fortunes from the 1890s Alaskan gold rush to the 1920s land boom.

subUrbia

An updated version of Bogosian's theatrical tour de force.

Prayer For My Enemy

Billy has returned from Iraq, to discover that his pregnant sister Marianne has married his friend and former lover Tad. Meanwhile, his mother Karen struggles daily to keep her husband Austin from falling off the wagon, and in the backdrop are the Red Sox and Yankees battling it out for the 2004 pennant.

Outside Mullingar

A tale of romance between two neighbours in rural Ireland, by turns poetic, uplifting, dark and funny as hell. From the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning author of Doubt.

The Shadow of the Hummingbird

A charming meditation on the beauty and transience of the world around us, by acclaimed playwright, actor and director Athol Fugard.

Strictly Dishonourable and other lost American plays

Edited by Richard Nelson

Four lively dramas from the twenties and thirties evoking a world of gangsters, crooked cops, intrepid newpaper hacks and slightly tarnished damsels in distress.

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On New Ground

Contemporary Hispanic-American plays

A collection of six plays by outstanding authors who write in English but draw from their various Hispanic backgrounds.

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Driving Miss Daisy

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play which became the Oscar-winning film - a delicate depiction of racial tensions and of growing old.

The Gospel at Colonus

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.

Through the Leaves and other plays

Franz Xaver Kroetz is a controversial figure whose works have helped reshape world drama over the last two decades. His unsparing portraits of life in Germany's lower middle-class redefine the notion of realism on the stage.

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Peer Gynt

By turns comic, tragic, lyrical and fantastic, the play is an allegory for the eponymous character's search for complete fulfilment, from the fjords of Norway to the deserts of Africa and back.

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The Rug Merchants of Chaos and other plays

Three astonishingly original, provocative, scathingly funny plays from the Obie award-winning American writer.

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Pride's Crossing

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.

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American Theatre Book of Monologues for Men

Edited by Stephanie Coen

A volume of audition pieces for men selected from the best contemporary American plays.

American Theatre Book of Monologues for Women

Edited by Stephanie Coen

A volume of audition pieces for women selected from the best contemporary American plays.

Wake Up And Smell The Coffee

A monologue by a master of the art - 100% pure high octane Bogosian.