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Product Description: Ten years after the publication of Shinn Plays: One comes this second volume of his plays, bringing together some of the playwright's most acclaimed work to date.The volume includes:Now Or Later (Royal Court, London, 2008) examines religion, freedom of expression and personal responsibility, focused around a US presidential election...read more

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9781350007666 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, July 13, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: Ten years after the publication of Shinn Plays: One comes this second volume of his plays, bringing together some of the playwright's most acclaimed work to date.

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9781350007659 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, July 13, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Ten years after the publication of Shinn Plays: One comes this second volume of his plays, bringing together some of the playwright's most acclaimed work to date.

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Product Description: A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency--destined to become a classic. A Vintage Original.By Moisés Kaufman and Barbara Pitts McAdams with Leigh Fondakowski, Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Kelli Simpkins, Jimmy Maize, and Scott Barrow...read more

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9781101971772 | Vintage Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A detailed guide to the collaborative method developed by the acclaimed creators of The Laramie Project and Gross Indecency--destined to become a classic.

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Product Description: But that's what this is, isn't it? The ultimate bitch fight.When John takes a break from his boyfriend, his accidentally meets the girl of his dreams. Filled with guilt and indecision, he decides there is only one way to straighten this out ...read more
By Mark O'Thomas (editor)

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9781474229630 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 12, 2017, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: But that's what this is, isn't it?

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Product Description: What does it mean for a play to be political in the 21st century? Does it require explicit engagement with events and situations with the aim of bringing about change or highlighting social wrongs? Is it purely a matter of content or is it also a matter of structure?The Contemporary Political Play: Rethinking Dramaturgical Structure examines the politics of contemporary 'political' drama...read more

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9781472588470 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: What does it mean for a play to be political in the 21st century?

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9781472588463 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, January 26, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What does it mean for a play to be political in the 21st century?

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Product Description: (Applause Books). Theater festivals are where we find groundbreaking work, work that often becomes part of our national theater canon. This anthology features ten full-length plays (60 minutes or more) that premiered in both established and lesser known festivals in 2015...read more
By John Patrick Bray (editor)

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9781495057748 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, December 13, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Applause Books).

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Product Description: The complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon—the author of such iconic works as Lost in Yonkers, The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, and The Goodbye Girl—now with a new introduction and afterword.This omnibus edition combines Neil Simon’s two memoirs, Rewrites and The Play Goes On, into one volume that spans his extraordinary five-decade career in theater, television, and film...read more

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9781501155000 | Simon & Schuster, November 8, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The complete memoirs of playwright Neil Simon—the author of such iconic works as Lost in Yonkers, The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, and The Goodbye Girl—now with a new introduction and afterword.

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Product Description: An electrifying new play by Tony Award–winning playwright Richard Greenberg, The Babylon Line opens at Lincoln Center Theater on December 5, 2016. A thirty-eight-year-old writer from Greenwich Village, Aaron is painfully aware of his failures as an artist when his desperate need for a job forces him to commute along the Babylon Line to Levittown to teach...read more

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9780399576553 | Plume, November 8, 2016, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: An electrifying new play by Tony Award–winning playwright Richard Greenberg, The Babylon Line opens at Lincoln Center Theater on December 5, 2016.

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Product Description: When Frankie's dad dies, her mom, Ava, can't afford to live in the city anymore. The only asset they're left with is a farmhouse and twenty acres outside of town. Ava decides to move there and start an Ayurveda clinic on the property, providing her precocious and grieving daughter a new start...read more

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9781772010350 | Talonbooks Ltd, November 15, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: When Frankie's dad dies, her mom, Ava, can't afford to live in the city anymore.

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Product Description: Memory – personal, familial, and societal – is the central theme of this new play by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright François Archambault. Translated by Bobby Theodore, this work follows a family’s struggle with dementia...read more
By Bobby Theodore (trans)

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9781772010190 | Talonbooks Ltd, November 15, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Memory – personal, familial, and societal – is the central theme of this new play by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright François Archambault.

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Product Description: They say hindsight is 20/20. They’re not wrong.Ten years after their parents’ death in a car accident, now-grown sisters Carmen and Manon are together for one of their rare visits – and one of them is finally ready to confront their shared tragedy...read more
By Linda Gaboriau (trans)

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9781772010237 | Talonbooks Ltd, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: They say hindsight is 20/20.

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Product Description: Everything human beings do finishes up bad in the end. Everything good human beings ever make is built on something monstrous. Nothing lasts. We certainly won't . . . William Carlisle has the world at his feet, but its weight on his shoulders...read more
By Catherine Love (editor)

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9781474229357 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, October 20, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Everything human beings do finishes up bad in the end.

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Product Description: A new collection of plays from Willy Russell, one of Britain's best-loved dramatists, features the smash hits Blood Brothers, Our Day Out: The Musical and Shirley Valentine as well as the previously unpublished John, Paul, George, Ringo ...read more

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9781474230049 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A new collection of plays from Willy Russell, one of Britain's best-loved dramatists, features the smash hits Blood Brothers, Our Day Out: The Musical and Shirley Valentine as well as the previously unpublished John, Paul, George, Ringo .

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Product Description: (Applause Books). Featured in this year's volume: * Barbecue by Robert O'Hara a wildly inventive new play that proves family can be a bigger vice than any other addiction. * New Country by Mark Roberts a rowdy, raucous rodeo and a New York Times Critics Pick...read more
By Lawrence Harbison (editor)

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9781495045813 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Applause Books).

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Product Description: Over the past decades there has been something of a revolution in the way we view classical drama generally and Euripides in particular. This book, updated in a second edition, reflects that revolution and aims to show how Euripides was continually reinventing himself...read more

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9781474233590 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Over the past decades there has been something of a revolution in the way we view classical drama generally and Euripides in particular.
9781853996146 | Bristol Classical Pr, December 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: No book in English covering all the plays of Euripides has been published since 1967.

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Product Description: This excellent introduction to the six extant plays of Aeschylus is fully revised and updated, with additional further reading, ideal for the student unfamiliar with these earliest of Greek tragedies. Aeschylus is the oldest of the three great Greek tragedians and lived from 525/524 to 465/455...read more

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9781474233279 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This excellent introduction to the six extant plays of Aeschylus is fully revised and updated, with additional further reading, ideal for the student unfamiliar with these earliest of Greek tragedies.

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Product Description: The emphasis throughout this book, ideal for sixth form and early university students, is on Sophocles' tragic thinking, on the concept of the 'Sophoclean hero', and on the dramatic structure of the plays. The seven extant plays, Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus are assessed and a brief concluding chapter draws together what has been said in the seven studies...read more

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9781474233354 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 6, 2016), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The emphasis throughout this book, ideal for sixth form and early university students, is on Sophocles' tragic thinking, on the concept of the 'Sophoclean hero', and on the dramatic structure of the plays.
9781853996801 | Bristol Classical Pr, January 30, 2006, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The emphasis throughout this book, aimed at late school and early university students, is on Sophocles' tragic thinking, on the concept of the 'Sophoclean hero', and on the dramatic structure of the plays.

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Product Description: "Ladies and gentlemen, I’m not going to play this particular scene tonight." - Sabina Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth (1942) telescopes an audacious stretch of western history and mythology into a family drama, showing how the course of human events operates like theatre itself: constantly mutable, vanishing and beginning again...read more

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9781138185623 | Taylor & Francis, September 21, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: "Ladies and gentlemen, I’m not going to play this particular scene tonight.

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Product Description: Two Short Plays by Kenneth Sawyer Goodman breathes new life into Chicago's historic Little Theater Movement. This illustrated edition of two of Goodman's best-known plays, The Wonder Hat and Back of the Yards, recalls that Goodman-still wellremembered as a key figure in Chicago's theater scene and the man for whom the Goodman Theatre was named-wrote and produced his own works before the influenza epidemic of 1918 cut short his life...read more
By Benjamin Goluboff (introduced by)

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9781941423943 | Lake Forest College Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Two Short Plays by Kenneth Sawyer Goodman breathes new life into Chicago's historic Little Theater Movement.

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Product Description: I can tell the difference between who I am and a side effect.The Effect is a clinical romance. Two young volunteers, Tristan and Connie, agree to take part in a clinical drug trial. Succumbing to the gravitational pull of attraction and love, however, Tristan and Connie manage to throw the trial off-course, much to the frustration of the clinicians involved...read more
By Miriam Gillinson (introduced by)

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9781474272018 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: I can tell the difference between who I am and a side effect.

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Product Description: This remarkably illuminating portrait of Tennessee Williams lifts the veil on the heart and soul of his artistic inspiration: the unspoken collaboration between playwright and actor. At a low moment in Williams’s life, he summoned to New Orleans a young twenty-year-old writer, James Grissom, who had written him a letter asking for advice...read more

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9780307265692 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 3, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An extraordinary book; one that almost magically makes clear how Tennessee Williams wrote; how he came to his visions of Amanda Wingfield, his Blanche DuBois, Stella Kowalski, Alma Winemiller, Lady Torrance, and the other characters of his plays that transformed the American theater of the mid-twentieth century; a book that does, from the inside, the almost impossible—revealing the heart and soul of artistic inspiration and the unwitting collaboration between playwright and actress, playwright and director.

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9781101972779 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, August 9, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: This remarkably illuminating portrait of Tennessee Williams lifts the veil on the heart and soul of his artistic inspiration: the unspoken collaboration between playwright and actor.

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Product Description: (Best American Short Plays). For more than 70 years, The Best American Short Plays has been the standard of excellence for one-act plays in America. From its inception, it has identified cutting-edge playwrights Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee, and others who have gone on to establish award-winning careers...read more

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9781495046483 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, August 2, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: (Best American Short Plays).

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Product Description: Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence...read more

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9781474232289 | Student edition (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, May 19, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Written specifically for GCSE students by academics in the field, the Methuen Drama GCSE Guides conveniently gather indispensable resources and tips for successful understanding and writing all in one place, preparing students to approach their exams with confidence.

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Product Description: Don't, for God's sake, come back alive 'cause we don't want to see your ugly stumps and your ugly scars. We don't want to hear your midnight screams and tales of hell. We all got along nicely without you, thank you very much, and now you're back you remind us things we'd much rather forget...read more

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9781350012486 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, June 15, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Don't, for God's sake, come back alive 'cause we don't want to see your ugly stumps and your ugly scars.

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Product Description: I don't remember exactly when my formerly charming, humorous, omnipotent mother, who would swim a mile out into the ocean to get your beach ball in choppy seas, did the great recede. But she was a tide gradually butirrevocably washing out, she retreated, she receded, she drifted away, and there was nothing anybody could do about it...read more

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9781474293273 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, June 2, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: I don't remember exactly when my formerly charming, humorous, omnipotent mother, who would swim a mile out into the ocean to get your beach ball in choppy seas, did the great recede.

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Product Description: You'll never keep me locked up, white man. This is one nigga you don't get to keep, white man. Cos I'm gonna bark every time you come near. D'you understand?Christopher has been confined to a psychiatric ward for a month. He wants out...read more

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9781350011953 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, June 2, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: You'll never keep me locked up, white man.
9780822219354 | Dramatist''s Play Service, December 1, 2003, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: You'll never keep me locked up, white man.
9780413752703 | Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, October 1, 2002, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be the son of an African dictator - a story that becomes unnervingly plausible.

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9781580813389 | L A Theatre Works, August 1, 2006, cover price $29.95

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