A play about the heart—its passions, its failures, and its ability to connect.
Solo Performance Texts from the Twentieth Century
An anthology of excerpts from the works of more than fifty solo writer/performers including: Eric Bogosian, Laurie Anderson, Lenny Bruce, Andy Kaufman, Richard Pryor and Whoopi Goldberg.
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.
A play in the tradition of Arthur Miller: an impassioned exploration of the impact of politics on an American family.
Four plays by the great French Romantic poet Alfred de Musset (1810-57) in accomplished modern translations by American theatre practitioners.
Three multifaceted works exploring the urgency and complexity of the Middle East’s political landscape, through the voices and bodies of the people who inhabit it.
African-American Plays for the 21st Century
A collection of African-American plays for the 21st century.
New York-based Theatre troupe Five Lesbian Brothers explore themes of homophobia and sexism with devastating humour and the occasional song. They have been committed to creating provocative lesbian theatre with positively no whining since their inception in 1989.
Five plays by a major American playwright, all set in the author’s home state of Idaho, demonstrating his extraordinary knack for exposing, without condescension or easy moralizing, the pathos in marginalized lives.
In this tragi-comic quartet, Cuban-American dramatist Eduardo Machado explores the meaning of his homeland's history. The plays tell the stories of several extended families, linked by marriage and then by exile in the United States.
The Classic 1958 musical brilliantly updated by the leading Asian-American playwright.
In America, Flyin' West is one of the most often staged African-American plays of the nineties. Cleage is one of the few black woman to achieve national recognition as a playwright in America, and her body of work for the stage provides a remarkable and penetrating look at the African-American experience over the last 100 years.
An elderly woman and her siblings become J.M. Barrie's classic characters in Sarah Ruhl's play about a family grieving over the death of their patriarch.
A collection of writings from the acclaimed and wildly inventive artist Richard Foreman.
Three plays delicately exploring issues of love, faith, family and race.