A dazzlingly entertaining dramatisation of three stories by the celebrated black iconoclast, Zora Heale Hurston: a rich folk tapestry of rural and urban black America in the 20th century.
This selection of texts makes original and inimitable works of music-theatre accessible to a wide audience for the first time.
Exploring the opening up of Japan to American influence and using motifs from Japanese theatre and music, this is one of Sondheim's most adventurous musicals.
A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.
Texts by women performance artists
A collection of provocative, ambitious texts by women performance artists.
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.
Three hard-hitting, gritty monologues.
Sister Suzie Cinema is a 'doo-wop opera' inspired by the author's coming of age amidst the pop culture of the 50s.
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.
An exploration of the careers and personal viewpoints of eleven major US set designers, combining research, commentary, extensive interviews and nearly 150 photographs, sketches, renderings and model designs.
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.
A practical programme of study for the actor, by one of the founders of the famous Actors Studio.
Four plays by Tina Howe: Coastal Disturbances, Museum, The Art of Dining and Painting Churches.
Four lively dramas from the twenties and thirties evoking a world of gangsters, crooked cops, intrepid newpaper hacks and slightly tarnished damsels in distress.
Contemporary American Playwrights
Interviews with 20 leading American playwrights, each with a substantial introduction.
Interviews with twenty-one leading American theatre directors.
A in-depth survey of the work of groundbreaking theatre company the Wooster Group, introduced by Peter Sellars.
Building arts audiences through dynamic subscription promotion
Examples from theatres all over America demonstrating how to build audiences through subscription schemes. Could be applied profitably to other countries.