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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.

The Shipment

The Shipment is a provocative look at African-American identity in today's not-quite post-racial society.

    Lear

    Young Jean Lee's Lear is an alternative re-working of Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy, focusing on the king's three daughters.

      Unbalancing Acts: Foundations for a Theater

      Includes essays and playscripts: The Cure, Film Is Evil: Radio Is Good, Symphony of Rats, What Did He See? and Lava, with a Foreword by Peter Sellars

      Well

      A mother's extraordinary ability to heal a changing neighborhood, despite her inability to heal herself.

      Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and Other Plays

      A collection of plays from the experimental writer-director Young Jean Lee.

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      Liars, Thieves and Other Sinners on the Bench

      A uniquely American writer and performer, Carson has spent fifteen years working with peoples' stories in communities across America, crafting more than thirty plays from the oral histories she has collected.

      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.

      Beyond Victims and Villains

      Contemporary Plays by Disabled Playwrights

      The first of its kind - an anthology that explores how disabled artists depict the world they inhabit with their disabilities.

      Plays From the Boom Box Galaxy

      An anthology of performance texts from the hip-hop generation.

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      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.

      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.

      Next to Normal

      The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical set in a crisis-stricken suburban household, exploring how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family's world intact.

      Talk Radio

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

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      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.

      subUrbia

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

      Shipwrecked!

      A story about the nature of storytelling, based on a Victorian hoaxer's tale of being a castaway in the South Pacific - complete with buried treasure, a giant killer octopus, and cannibals.

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      The American Theatre Reader

      A compendium of the best essays and interviews from twenty-five years of American Theatre magazine.