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Two Sisters and a Piano and other plays

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.

Trying to Find Chinatown

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.

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Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, from the leading black American woman playwright.

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.

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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Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt's clear, colloquial and accurate translation of the story of the Prozorov family's dream of returning from the provinces to an idealised Moscow.

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Three Sisters

By Anton Chekhov Translated by Tracy Letts

An energetic and vitalizing adaptation of one of Anton Chekhov's most beloved plays.

Three Hotels: Plays and Monologues

‘A work of burning anger and bruising emotional power’ about the foisting of powdered milk on Third World infants. Plus seven monologues.

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This and Other Plays

The first collection from a major new voice in American theatre.

Thinking Shakespeare

A working guide for actors, directors, students… and anyone else interested in the Bard

Practical advice on how to make Shakespeare’s words feel spontaneous, passionate, and real, from a leading American director and teacher.

Theater for Beginners

A unique meditation on the art and practice of theatre, from one of its most original thinkers and practitioners.

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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Talk Radio

A high-voltage portrait of a late-night shock jock, made into a film by Oliver Stone.

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Talk

In the age of McCarthy and the Beat poets, a controversial African-American artist, Archer Aymes, became an overnight sensation with his first book, Mother and Son. Ten years later he was found dead in a prison cell.

Tales of the Lost Formicans and other plays

Four plays from one of America's finest playwrights, endowed with compassion, keen insight and an unfailing comic sensibility.

Swimming to Cambodia

Spalding Gray's extraordinary memoir/monologue, based on his experiences as an actor in the film The Killing Fields

Superior Donuts

An entertaining comedy-drama set in a local donut shop in the heart of one of Chicago's most diverse communities. By the Pulitzer Prize winning author of August: Osage County.

subUrbia

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