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- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
American playwrights have made enormous contributions to world drama during the last century, and their works are widely read and performed. This reference conveniently introduces 10 of the most important modern American plays read by students. An introductory essay concisely overviews modern American drama, and each of the chapters that follow examines... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
In her long-awaited book, the legendary acting teacher Stella Adler gives us her extraordinary insights into the work of Henrik Ibsen (?The creation of the modern theater took a genius like Ibsen . . . Miller and Odets, Inge and O?Neill, Williams and Shaw, swallowed the whole of him?), August Strindberg (?He understood and predicted the forces that... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2013; Not Available
"Sparkling and combustible" ( Bloomberg Businessweek ), "DISGRACED rubs all kinds of unexpected raw spots with intelligence and humor" ( Newsday ). "In dialogue that bristles with wit and intelligence, Akhtar puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under a microscope, revealing how tenuous self-image can be for people born into one way of being... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2014; Not Available
The Pulitzer prize-winning author of Disgraced explores the conflict that erupts within a Muslim family in Atlanta when an independent-minded daughter writes a provocative novel that offends her more conservative father and sister. Zarina has a bone to pick with the place of women in her Muslim faith, and she's been writing a book about the Prophet... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Although not yet 40, two-time Pulitzer finalist Sarah Ruhl has established herself as one of America's most innovative and productive playwrights. She is known for charting complex currents of desire and broaching weighty topics such as bereavement with a light, whimsical touch. This critical volume represents the first full-length, comprehensive... more...
- Inspire on Purpose Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
When a surgeon goes to the operating room, one would never consider that the surgeon might not be the one to come out alive. Dr. Allen barely escaped electrocution while saving a patients life. On the other side of his near-death experience, he heard a voice clearly say, "I'm not ready for you yet. You have more work to do." Little... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00
Three delightful one-act plays set in and around New York, in which sophisticated characters confound one another in ways only Woody Allen could imagine Woody Allen?s first dramatic writing published in years, ?Riverside Drive,? ?Old Saybrook,? and ?Central Park West? are humorous, insightful, and unusually readable plays about infidelity. The characters,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Seeking to fill a major gap in the literature about representations of presidents, this book looks at more than 40 plays, written since 1900, which have had prominent productions on or off-Broadway or in another major city. more...