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Full Moon and other plays

Three plays delicately exploring issues of love, faith, family and race.

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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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Gypsy

One of the greatest musicals of all time, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents.

Raised in Captivity

The story of two siblings reunited at their mother's funeral.

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Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll

The full text of cult-performer Bogosian's solo show, attacking the dark underbelly of the American dream with blistering accuracy.

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Contemporary American Monologues for Women

Edited by Todd London

Selected from more than 100 new American plays produced in the past twenty years, including Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, Marsha Norman, David Henry Hwang, Suzan-Lori Parks, Spalding Gray, Stephen Sondheim etc.

Contemporary American Monologues for Men

Edited by Todd London

Selected from more than 100 new American plays produced in the past twenty years, including Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, Suzan-Lori Parks, Marsha Norman, Spalding Gray, Stephen Sondheim etc.

Venus

A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.

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.