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The Last Night of Ballyhoo

The time is December 1939, when the most important thing in Lala Levy's life is the Atlanta premiere of Gone with the Wind. More urgent to her widowed mother, Boo, is the question of who will be Lala's date for the last night of Ballyhoo, the formal dance that crowns the party season for Atlanta's Jewish society.

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Golden Child

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.

Dinner With Friends

A rueful comedy of love, friendship and haute cuisine.

Gum

Set in a fictional fundamentalist country where chewing gum is outlawed, Gum explores the human need to tame nature and control desire.

Anna in the Tropics

When a handsome new lector arrives at a family-run cigar factory with a copy of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, not everyone is delighted. Pride and passions are already running high as the factory is threatened by the race to industrialise and join the American Dream. In the heat of the crowded factory floor, Tolstoy's words inflame desires, inspire jealousies and force the family to look to its future.

Homebody/Kabul

The homebody of the title is a bored but highly intellectual Englishwoman who finds refuge and escape in the alternate world of Aghanistan, exoticised in her mind's eye with the help of an out-of-date guide book.

King Hedley II

Set in the 1980s, King Hedley II is the story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh trying to rebuild his life. Part of August Wilson's ten-play Century Cycle.

The Light in the Piazza

The book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical based on Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella.

Bone Songs

A meditation on the nature of time and the importance of human relationships, by acclaimed avant-garde theatre director André Gregory.

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Defiance

A timely play tackling issues of race and authority within the US Marine Corps - part of a trilogy of plays, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt, that explore issues of power and morality within a hallowed American institution.

Beauty of the Father

A play infused by the spirit and language of Lorca, about what we will sacrifice in the name of love.

Dead Man's Cell Phone

The comic odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.

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.