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  • The "Lost" Sam Spade Scripts

    By Martin Grams

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781593934538
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: June 2009
  • 111 One-Minute Monologues

    By Kristen Dabrowski

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781575253466
    • Publisher: Smith and Kraus
    • Published: August 2003
    A collection of 111 original monologues, each about one minute long, to be used by male or female middle school actors for auditions and other purposes.
  • 20/20: Twenty One-Act Plays from Twenty Years of the Human Festival

    By Michele Volansky

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781880399989
    • Publisher: Smith and Kraus
    • Published: December 1995
  • 3 Contemporary Brazilian Plays (Portuguese Edition)

    By Plinio Marcos

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780924047305
    • Publisher: Host Publications
    • Published: March 2006
    Editors’ Choice —The Drama Review Plínio Marcos’ Two Lost in the Filthy Night shows language as the only possesion of two paupers living in claustrophobic conditions. The rapid and vigorous dialogue lashes out, enclosing the reader in a brutal game. Leilah Assumpção, in Moist Lips, Quiet Passion, dramatizes the sexual life of a couple trying to achieve their Big Orgasm. They remember their frustrating games by the dates of the military coups. Existence is possible only through games. In Walking Papers by Consuelo de Castro, a man and a woman interact in fragmented situations bordering on insanity. There is no reference to socio-political events, but the obssessive language and the exacerbating rituals of the claustrophobic relationship projects the shadow of the repressive system. Miriam Balboa Echeverria Department of Spanish Texas State University 3 Contemporary Brazilian Plays gives us translations of major works in the development of drama from the 1960’s to the 1980’s. Anyone interested in the dramatization of social and existential themes in Latin America should read these plays. K. D. Jackson Department of Portuguese, Yale University Plinio Marcos, who spews out a souped-up, blasphemous Lower Depths atmosphere, creates an unmistakable authenticity that only an intimate familiarity with Skid Row could certify. Leilah Assumpção and Consuelo De Castro write latter-day Marx Brothers-spun Theatre of Cruelty sending the reader into a heady tailspin of depraved sexual gamesmanship. All three scabrous, savory works in this volume are two-character plays that are eminently stageable.David Paul Willinger Department of Theatre and Speech City College and the Graduate Center, CUNY Here we have three of Brazil’s most dexterous and resourceful theater craftsmen. Each is gravely concerned with the human condition, and each has the capacity to illuminate that condition in a sensitive and compelling manner. The translations are effective, the themes are of our time and place and the volume is most worthy for reader and producer alike.Gordon Peacock Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Professor Emeritus in Drama University of Texas at Austin
  • 30 Ten Minute Plays for 2 Actors from Actors Theatre of Louisville's National Ten-Minute Play Contest

    By Michael Bigelow Dixon

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781575252773
    • Publisher: Smith and Kraus
    • Published: September 2001
    Arranged by gender groupings, provides a selection of contemporary ten-minute plays by playwrights including David Henry Hwang, Tina Howe, Jon Jory, and Craig Lucas.
  • 5 Plays of the English Renaissance

    By Bernard Beckerman

    Our Price: $6.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780452008816
    • Publisher: Meridian
    • Published: November 1983
    Includes 'Doctor Faustus' by Christopher Marlowe, 'Volpone' by Ben Jonon, 'The Duchess of Malfi' by John Webster, 'Women Beware Women' by 'Thomas Middleton, and ''Tis Pity She's a Whore' by John Ford.
  • 5-Minute Plays

    By Lawrence Harbison

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781495069246
    • Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
    • Published: March 2017
  • 50 Best Plays of the American Theatre, in Four Volumes

    By Clive Barnes

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299721494
    • Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.
    • Published: 1969
  • 50 Fabulous New Classical Monologues for Women

    By Freyda Thomas

    Our Price: $10.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780573662737
    • Publisher: SAMUEL FRENCH
    • Published: October 2008
  • Act One '95: The Complete Plays

    By Marisa Smith

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781880399972
    • Publisher: Smith and Kraus
    • Published: January 1996
    Gathers fifteen plays by Edward Allan Baker, Richard Caliban, Vincent Canby, Keith Huff, Cassandra Medley, Frank Pugliese, Carole Real, Peter Spiro, and Stuart Spencer
  • Action: The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Theater Festival

    By Miguel Algarin

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780684826110
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: October 1997
  • Actor's Book of Classical Scenes

    By Stefan Rudnicki

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780140157161
    • Publisher: PENGUIN USA
    • Published: September 1992
  • Adaptations of Shakespeare: A Critical Anthology of Plays from the Seventeenth Century to the Present

    By Daniel Fischlin

    Our Price: $45.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415198943
    • Publisher: Routledge
    • Published: June 2000
    Shakespeares plays have been adapted or rewritten in various, often surprising, ways since the seventeenth century. This groundbreaking anthology brings together twelve theatrical adaptations of Shakespeares work from around the world and across the centuries. The plays includeThe Woman's Prize or the Tamer Tamed John FletcherThe History of King Lear Nahum TateKing Stephen: A Fragment of a Tragedy John KeatsThe Public (El P(blico) Federico Garcia LorcaThe Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Bertolt BrechtuMabatha Welcome MsomiMeasure for Measure Charles MarowitzHamletmachine Heiner MüllerLears Daughters The Womens Theatre Group & Elaine FeinsteinDesdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief Paula VogelThis Islands Mine Philip OsmentHarlem Duet Djanet SearsEach play is introduced by a concise, informative introduction with suggestions for further reading. The collection is prefaced by a detailed General Introduction, which offers an invaluable examination of issues related to
  • American Drama 1945-2000

    By David Krasner

    Our Price: $127.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781405120869
    • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
    • Published: August 2006
    Krasner (theatre, Yale U.) chronologically evaluates the dominant themes of American drama in the second half of the 20th century and, to a lesser extent, explores the innovations of dramaturgical strategy pioneered by American playwrights in the period. His conceptual framework looks in turn at plays in which characters desire to belong to the mainstream (1945-1959), dramas that rebel against mainstream norms (1960-1975), plays with characters who rage (1976-1989), and plays that emphasize the body (1990-2000). Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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