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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00
On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard?s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event was deeply personal, and it?s they we hear in this stunningly effective... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00
A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard?s Pulitzer Prize?winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced more than twenty-five years ago. A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince?s hard-drinking grandparents, who seem to have no... more...
- Penguin Group US 1984; US$ 14.95
Oedipus in exile, searching for his identity and achieving immortality; his daughter, Antigone, defending her integrity and ideals to the death ?these heroic figures have moved playgoers and readers since the fifth century BC. Towering over the rest of Greek tragedy, the three plays that tell the story of the fated Theban royal family? Antigone,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 8.00
Set in a topsy-turvy world like a holiday revel, this comedy devises a romantic plot around separated twins, misplaced passions, and mistaken identity. Juxtaposed to it is the satirical story of a self-deluded steward who dreams of becoming ?Count Malvolio? only to receive his comeuppance at the hands of the merrymakers he wishes to suppress. The two... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 10.95
Winner of the American Translators Association 2000 Lewis Galantière Award. Peter Meineck is Producing Artistic Director of The Aquila Theatre Company, Visiting Scholar at the Center for Ancient Studies, New York University and teaches Greek Drama at the Tisch School for the Arts. more...
- Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 14.99
First performed in Germany in 1906, Frank Wedekind?s controversial play Spring Awakening closed after one night in New York in 1917 amid charges of obscenity and public outrage. For the better part of the twentieth century Wedekind?s intense body of work was largely unpublished and rarely performed. Yet the play?s subject matter?teenage desire,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2003; US$ 8.99
The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a set of recurring characters who develop over time. They chronicle the slide of the ancien regime into revolution and Figaro was seen as a threat to the establishment. The impertinent, bustling servant was appropriated by Mozart and Rossini for their own... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2001; US$ 8.99
Kalidasa's play about the love of King Dusyanta and Sakuntala, their separation by a curse and eventual reunion, is the supreme work of Sanskrit drama its greatest poet and playwright. This new verse translation includes the famous version of the story from the Mahabharata and an introduction to classical Indian aesthetics and drama. - ;KING Yes.... more...