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.
A play infused by the spirit and language of Lorca, about what we will sacrifice in the name of love.
Two early plays by the cult US playwright, Wallace Shawn.
A play about a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
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!
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.
The book and lyrics of the hit Broadway musical based on Elizabeth Spencer's 1960 novella.
Three plays from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Doubt.
A timely play tackling issues of race and authority within the US Marine Corps - part of a trilogy of plays, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt, that explore issues of power and morality within a hallowed American institution.
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.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1904. Aunt Esther, the 285-year-old fiery matriarch of 1839 Wylie Avenue, sets Citizen Barlow, a young man from Alabama, on a soaring, lyrical journey of spiritual awakening.
A play about a time in American history when the sons and daughters of recently freed slaves journeyed to the industrial cities of the North in search of prosperity, a new way of life, and, essentially, their own identities.
Set in Chicago in 1927, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is a play dealing with issues of race, art, religion and the historic exploitation of black recording artists by white producers.
A powerful exploration of the legacy of slavery in America in a play that focuses on a brother and sister in 1930s Pittsburgh as they argue over whether to sell the family piano, an instrument tainted by the wages of slavery.
A play set in 1940s Pittsburgh, about the search for self-fulfillment and acceptance in a hostile world.
A landmark play about a baseball star fighting for the right to be first black man to drive a garbage truck in 1950s Pittsburgh.
A play set in a small restaurant in the Pittsburgh Hill District in 1969. Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.
Set in a run-down firm of mini-cab drivers in Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1977, Jitney is part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.