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 story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh, 1985, trying to rebuild his life. Foreword by Marion McClinton.
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.
A solo show exploring experiences of death and dying through verbatim testimony.
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 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.
The book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical based on Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella.
A revealing drama about a great American president, written by a great American playwright. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay.
Endowed with Linney's lyric intensity, augmented by his rich sense of humour, these plays illuminate a major talent of the American theatre.
A sweeping historical saga told with lyricism and power, The Liquid Plain brings to life a group of people whose stories have been erased from history.
Past and present collide on a snowy Christmas Eve for a troubled family of five. Humorous and heart-wrenching, this beautifully written play proves that magic can be found in the simplest breaths of life.
This selection of texts makes original and inimitable works of music-theatre accessible to a wide audience for the first time.
An English verse translation of Molière's second verse comedy, featuring a heroine masquerading as a man, yet unable to evade Cupid.
Three Plays by Michael Weller
With stark truth and piercing detail, Loving, Longing, Leaving, a marriage trilogy, takes us through the lives of three intersecting couples immersed in three distinct stages of love. Michael Weller is also the author of Moonchildren and Loose Ends.
A collection of work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, featuring three decades' worth of short plays, one-acts and monologues.
Set in Chicago in 1927, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom deals with issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers.