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Seven Guitars

Set in 1940s Pittsburgh, Seven Guitars is a play about the search for self-fulfillment and acceptance in a hostile world.

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Fences

The story of Troy Maxson, once a baseball star in the Negro Leagues, now fighting for the right to be first black man to drive a garbage truck in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Published in volume The Century Cycle (boxed set)

    Two Trains Running

    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.

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    Jitney

    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.

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    King Hedley II

    The story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh, 1985, trying to rebuild his life. Foreword by Marion McClinton.

    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.

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    The Century Cycle (boxed set)

    All ten plays in August Wilson's epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century, published in a boxed set of hardbacks, with a series introduction by John Lahr.

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    Rodney's Wife

    A study in dissolution by a leading American playwright who has written prolifically, and with fine detail, on the perplexities of everyday living.

    God of Vengeance

    Jack Chapman runs a brothel on the first floor of his tenement, but wants a respectable marriage for his daughter. But when his daughter falls in love with one of the prostitutes, the marriage - and with it, Jack's dream of redemption - looks very doubtful indeed.

    Cootie Shots

    A unique assortment of plays, songs and poems for primary school children to read and perform - an ideal resource for teachers and schools looking for creative ways to explore contemporary moral and ethical issues in a fun and stimulating way.

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    The Long Christmas Ride Home

    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.

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    Intimate Apparel & Fabulation: Two Plays

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

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    Fabulation

    In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

      The Greek Plays

      Modern adaptations of classic Greek texts.

      Humpty Dumpty and other plays

      Three plays from one of the most singular and exhilarating commentators on American life.

      Brooklyn Boy

      A funny and emotionally rich look at family, friends and fame, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Dinner with Friends.

      Women in American Theatre

      A valuable collection of interviews and essays that explores and celebrates the complete spectrum of women's contributions to the theatre world in the US.

      Bone Songs

      A meditation on the nature of time and the importance of human relationships, by acclaimed avant-garde theatre director André Gregory.

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