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.
Joe Turner's Come and Gone deals with a time in American history when the sons and daughters of recently freed slaves journeyed to the booming industrial cities of the North in search of prosperity, a new way of life, and, essentially, their own identities.
Tracy Letts's shocking and unforgettable first play, a tense, gut-twisting thriller that asks where the moral line is drawn in the fight for survival.
97 Monologues and Scenes by Female and Trans Playwrights
A collection of monologues and scenes from The Kilroys List, a vetted collection of plays written by female and trans writers, nominated by hundreds of professional artistic directors, literary managers, professors, producers, directors, and dramaturgs.
67 Monologues and Scenes by Women and Nonbinary Playwrights
A new collection of monologues or scenes from plays written by women, trans, and nonbinary writers, nominated by hundreds of professional artistic directors, literary managers, professors, directors, and dramaturgs.
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.
A new collection of plays by one of the most versatile dramatists in contemporary American theatre.
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.