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.
Four plays by the great French Romantic poet Alfred de Musset (1810-57) in accomplished modern translations by American theatre practitioners.
Three plays delicately exploring issues of love, faith, family and race.
Endowed with Linney's lyric intensity, augmented by his rich sense of humour, these plays illuminate a major talent of the American theatre.
The hit Broadway musical based on the life of the jazz great, Jelly Roll Morton.
Plays by African-American Women
A collection of plays by African-American women.
One of the greatest musicals of all time, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents.
This collection contains Jon Robin Baitz's debut play, The Film Society, alongside two more recent works: The End of the Day and the title play, The Substance of Fire.
‘A work of burning anger and bruising emotional power’ about the foisting of powdered milk on Third World infants. Plus seven monologues.
A collection of letters and collaborative texts written by playwright Sam Shepard and director Joseph Chaikin, covering one of the richest periods of contemporary American playmaking.
A collection of work by Eric Bogosian, one of America's leading performers and most original playwrights.
A volume of work by the innovative African-American playwright, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog.
From the author of Angels in America, A Bright Room Called Day was Kushner's first major play. Written against the backdrop of Reagan's America, it is a powerful portrayal of individual resolution in the face of political catastrophe.
A musical based on a 19th-century Italian novel, Passion tells of the consequences of a sickly woman's love for a handsome young army captain.
An enchanting argument for the power of theatrical imagination over reality, The Illusion weaves obsession and caprice, romance and murder, fact and fiction, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion of all – love.
Bogosian's brashest solo show, once again aiming scorching social commentary at the contemporary urban and suburban scene.
An immensely inventive and challenging writer, Constance Congdon is one of America's finest playwrights, endowed with compassion, keen insight and an unfailing comic sensibility. This edition contains an introduction by Tony Kushner.