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Beauty of the Father

A play infused by the spirit and language of Lorca, about what we will sacrifice in the name of love.

Dead Man's Cell Phone

The comic odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.

Mrs. Packard

Elizabeth Packard is committed by her husband to an asylum. Based on true-life historical events, Emily Mann's play tells of one woman's enduring struggle to reform an unfair and ineffectual system.

Yellow Face

A mock documentary that puts Hwang himself centre-stage as he uses the controversy over colour-blind casting for Miss Saigon and the racially motivated federal investigation of his own father to explore Asian identity and the ever-changing definition of what it is to be an American.

Road Show

Sondheim's Obie-Award-winning musical telling the real-life story of the Mizner brothers, following their fortunes from the 1890s Alaskan gold rush to the 1920s land boom.

subUrbia

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

Prayer For My Enemy

Billy has returned from Iraq, to discover that his pregnant sister Marianne has married his friend and former lover Tad. Meanwhile, his mother Karen struggles daily to keep her husband Austin from falling off the wagon, and in the backdrop are the Red Sox and Yankees battling it out for the 2004 pennant.

Outside Mullingar

A tale of romance between two neighbours in rural Ireland, by turns poetic, uplifting, dark and funny as hell. From the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning author of Doubt.

The Shadow of the Hummingbird

A charming meditation on the beauty and transience of the world around us, by acclaimed playwright, actor and director Athol Fugard.

The Way of Acting

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.

Playing Joan

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.

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Advice to the Players

A practical programme of study for the actor, by one of the founders of the famous Actors Studio.

The Way We Live Now: American plays and the AIDS crisis

A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.

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Pacific Overtures

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.

The Presence of the Actor

Illuminating notes on acting from America's foremost champion of actor-led theatre, drawing on his experience with the Living Theatre, the Open Theatre and with Sam Shepard.

Assassins

A dark and funny look at the end of the American dream - Stephen Sondheim lifts musical theatre to new heights of brilliance.

Romulus Linney: Six Plays

Endowed with Linney's lyric intensity, augmented by his rich sense of humour, these plays illuminate a major talent of the American theatre.

A Bright Room Called Day

From the author of Angels in AmericaA 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.

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