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.
David Henry Hwang is known for exploring the complex relationships which bridge Eastern and Western culture in modern America. It is a subject that has long haunted American drama: how, in a land of immigrants, does one deal with one's heritage and construct a sense of identity.
Nilo Cruz is the most produced Cuban-American playwright in the US and was the first dramatist of Hispanic descent to receive the Pulitzer Prize.
A play set in a small restaurant in the Pittsburgh Hill District in 1969. Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.
Includes essays and playscripts: The Cure, Film Is Evil: Radio Is Good, Symphony of Rats, What Did He See? and Lava, with a Foreword by Peter Sellars
A version of Chekhov's classic play by the celebrated US playwright, Annie Baker.
Real People, Real Lives, Real Theater
A collection celebrating twenty years of Undesirable Elements, the series of community-specific theatre works that examines the lives of people living cultures, either by choice or circumstance.
A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.
The debut collection of celebrated American playwright Annie Baker, including her Obie award-winning play Circle Mirror Transformation.
Contemporary Asian American Plays
A major anthology of contemporary Asian American drama, exploring the complexities of gender, sexuality, and family, and demonstrating the cultural and aesthetic diversity of the new generation of Asian American voices.
A monologue by a master of the art - 100% pure high octane Bogosian.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play about family, community and uncertainty.
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.
A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.
A life-affirming, humorous show of songs and monologues drawing on real-life experiences, about the one thing we all have in common: we're gonna die. Audio CD included.
A mother's extraordinary ability to heal a changing neighborhood, despite her inability to heal herself.
A collection of plays from the American writer whose screenplays include Hair and Ragtime.
Two plays from an American playwright whose bighearted and funny plays explore the quiet desperation running through many American lives.