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Letters & Texts 1972-1984

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.

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Company (US edition)

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's iconic musical comedy about life, love and marriage.

Testimonies: Four Plays

Four significant plays from a writer whose choice of ‘uncomfortable’ but well-documented subjects has gained her a reputation for controversy:

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People Who Led to My Plays

A magical scrapbook of words, pictures and memories, capturing the life of a middle-class black girl growing up in the Midwest in the 1930s and 40s, aspiring to be a writer.

Collected Stories

A play exploring the vexed emotional and legal question of a writer's right to create art from another person's life.

Topdog/Underdog

A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, from the leading black American woman playwright.

Dogeaters

A hard-hitting play about the Philippines in the Marcos era, adapted by Jessica Hagedorn from her own novel of the same name.

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.

Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays

Two companion pieces spanning 100 years in the lives of African American women.

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Radio Golf

A real-estate developer sets about trying to redevelop the 'blighted' Hill District of Pittsburgh in the final part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.

Spring Awakening (musical)

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

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

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

The School for Husbands & The Imaginary Cuckold, or Sganarelle

Translated by Richard Wilbur

English verse translations of Molière's two great comedies of marriage and misunderstanding.

Lovers' Quarrels

Translated by Richard Wilbur

An English verse translation of Molière's second verse comedy, featuring a heroine masquerading as a man, yet unable to evade Cupid.

The Bungler

Translated by Richard Wilbur

An English verse translation of Molière's first great play.

The Shipment and Lear: two plays

Two plays by Korean-American theatre practitioner and writer Young Jean Lee, who here 'confirms herself as one of the best experimental playwrights in America' (Timeout New York).

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Amphitryon

Translated by Richard Wilbur

Molière's Amphitryon is based on a play by Plautus. In Molière's version, Jupiter's love affairs allude to those of the French king.

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.