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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.

The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the Middle East

Three multifaceted works exploring the urgency and complexity of the Middle East’s political landscape, through the voices and bodies of the people who inhabit it.

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.

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who finds refuge and escape in the alternate world of Aghanistan, exoticised in her mind's eye with the help of an out-of-date guide book.

Spider Speculations

A Physics and Biophysics of Storytelling

An investigation into how stories work in our bodies and our lives, from the author of Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet.

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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.

Our Late Night & A Thought In Three Parts: two plays

Two early plays by the cult US playwright, Wallace Shawn.

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.

Spring Awakening (musical)

The groundbreaking rock musical about teenage sexuality, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik.

Bad Boy Nietzsche! and other plays

This new anthology collects plays written and performed over six years, including Now That Communism Is Dead My Life Feels Empty!, Maria del Bosco, Panic! (How to Be Happy!), Bad Boy Nietzsche!, Bad Behavior and King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe!

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.