Detroit is a fresh, offbeat look at what happens when we dare to open ourselves up to something new. Faber Faber. After premiering at chicago's steppenwolf Theatre last year to rave reviews, Lisa D'Amour's brilliant and timely play moves to Broadway this fall.
The Humans Revised TCG EditionTheatre Communications Group #ad - Karam's play might almost qualify as deep-delving reportage, so clearly does it illuminate the current, tremor-ridden landscape of contemporary America. The finest new play of the Broadway season so far by a long shot. Charles isherwood, the new york timesbreaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter's apartment in lower Manhattan.
Born and raised in scranton, he now lives in New York City, Pennsylvania, New York. Winner of the 2016 tony award for best playfinalist for the 2016 pulitzer prize for dramawinner of the outer critics circle award for outstanding new broadway playwinner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best PlayTHE BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR” --The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Out New York, NPR"Drawn in subtle but indelible strokes, Chicago Tribune, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Magazine, Mr.
The Humans Revised TCG Edition #ad - Unfolding over a single scene, this "delirious tragicomedy" Chicago Sun-Times by acclaimed young playwright Stephen Karam "infuses the traditional kitchen-sink family drama with qualities of horror in his portentous and penetrating work of psychological unease" Variety, creating an indelible family portrait.
Stephen karam's plays include speech & debate and sons of the prophet, a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the winner of the 2012 Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel and Hull-Warriner awards for Best Play. Theatre Communications Group.
FairviewTheatre Communications Group #ad - Theatre Communications Group. Beverly is organizing the perfect dinner, but everything seems doomed from the start: the silverware is all wrong, the carrots need chopping and the radio is on the fritz. What at first appears to be a family comedy takes a sharp, sly turn into a startling examination of deep-seated paradigms about race in America.
Fairview #ad - Winner of the 2019 pulitzer prize for drama “dazzling and ruthless…One of the most exquisitely and systematically arranged ambushes of an unsuspecting audience in years…A glorious, scary reminder of the unmatched power of live theater to rattle, roil and shake us wide awake. Ben brantley, new York Times Grandma’s birthday approaches.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeGrove Press #ad - Winner of the 2013 tony award® for best playwinner of the outer circle critics award for best playwinner of the drama league award for best Production of a PlayWinner of the Drama Desk Award for Best PlayWinner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best ProductionWinner of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best PlayNominated for six Tony Awards®, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years.
A weekend of rivalry, regret, and raucousness begins! Theatre Communications Group. Grove Press. Vanya and his adopted sister sonia live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, but their peace is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha returns unannounced with her twenty-something boy toy, Spike.
Hangmen Faber DramaFaber & Faber #ad - But what's the second-best hangman in england to do on the day they've abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, a peculiar stranger lurks, dying to hear Harry's reaction to the news, with a very different motive for his visit. Don't worry. I'm just as good as bloody Pierrepoint.
In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. Theatre Communications Group. I may have my quirks but I'm not an animal. Grove Press. Or am i? one for the courts to discuss. Martin mcdonagh's hangmen premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in September 2015. Faber & Faber.
Sweat TCG EditionTheatre Communications Group #ad - Theatre Communications Group. She is the first woman playwright to be honored twice. Faber & Faber. Winner of the 2017 pulitzer prize for dramaNominee for 3 Tony Awards including Best Play “Lynn Nottage’s best work. In one of the poorest cities in america, reading, Pennsylvania, a group of down-and-out factory workers struggle to keep their present lives in balance, ignorant of the financial devastation looming in their near future.
Her other plays include intimate apparel; by the way, Meet Vera Stark; Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine; Crumbs from the Table of Joy; and Las Meninas. Grove Press. Theatre Communications Group. She offers a powerful critique of the American attitude toward class, and how it affects the decisions we make.
Sweat TCG Edition #ad - Sweat has fraternity at its heart, but also the violence, and the suspicion that can result from class aspirations. Hilton als, new yorker Lynn Nottage has written one of her most exquisitely devastating tragedies to date. Based on nottage’s extensive research and interviews with residents of Reading, Sweat is a topical reflection of the present and poignant outcome of America’s economic decline.
Lynn nottage is the recipient of two Pulitzer Prize Awards for Drama for Sweat and Ruined.
CollaboratorsGrove Press #ad - Grove Press. But as bulgakov loses himself in a world of secrets, and paradoxes, his feverish dreams of conversations with Stalin become reality in his brain, and begins to fall ill from the liver disease that would eventually kill him, threats, just as the state’s lies become truths in his play. Collaborators is a darkly comic portrait of the impossible choices facing any artist in a dictatorship.
Theatre Communications Group. Taking its inspiration from historical fact, and ultimately deadly friendship between the dissident writer Mikhail Bulgakov and Josef Stalin, Collaborators explores the intense, paradoxical, centering around a play which Bulgakov was forced to write to commemorate Stalin's sixtieth birthday.
Collaborators #ad - Stalin has been in power for 16 years and his purges are at their zenith. Faber & Faber. Bulgakov’s the master and margarita is lying unpublished in a desk drawer, and his latest play Molière has been banned following terrible reviews in Pravda. As a secret policeman dryly puts it, this has opened up a convenient gap in his schedule.
This gap” is to be filled by a play of Stalin’s life which Bulgakov will write. The nkvd has even kindly found him an office in the notorious Lubyanka prison: a venue that would focus any writer’s mind. Theatre Communications Group.
Dance Nation Oberon Modern PlaysOberon Books #ad - Winner: 2017 susan smith blackburn prize“maybe this is the year, a revolution is coming, this is the moment, this is the dance where your lives will start!”Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plot to take over the world one routine at a time. Faber & Faber. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay.
But in clare barron’s raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, because every plié and jeté is a step toward finding themselves, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds, and a fight to unleash their power. With a pre-teen battle for power and perfection raging on and off stage, Dance Nation is a ferocious exploration of youth, ambition and self-discovery.
Dance Nation Oberon Modern Plays #ad - Insanely talented playwright clare Barron… has sharpness and poignancy that you’re not sure whether to cringe, cry or roar with happiness… blazingly original. New york times"Riotous, rattling, sensational new play. Five stars, time out New York Theatre Communications Group. Theatre Communications Group.
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What the Constitution Means to Me TCG EditionTheatre Communications Group #ad - Decades later, she traces the effect this document has had on four generations of women in her family. Grove Press. With passion and wit, this galvanizing new play acknowledges the ways in which our Constitution has failed us while simultaneously offering hope that we may yet steer ourselves toward a better future.
What the Constitution Means to Me TCG Edition #ad - Constitution. Finalist for the 2019 pulitzer prize for Drama When she was fifteen years old, Heidi Schreck earned money for her college tuition by giving speeches about the U. S. Theatre Communications Group. Faber & Faber. Deftly examining how the united states’ founding principles are inextricably linked with our personal lives, Schreck also explores the ways in which their misuse has engendered violence and inherited trauma.
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Clybourne Park Tony Award Best PlayFSG Adult #ad - Faber & Faber. Theatre Communications Group. Theatre Communications Group. Are the issues festering beneath the floorboards actually the same, fifty years on? Bruce Norris's excruciatingly funny and squirm-inducing satire explores the fault line between race and property. Clybourne park is the winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and the winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play.
Clybourne Park spans two generations fifty years apart. In 2009, the same property is being bought by a young white couple, whose plan to raze the house and start again is met with equal disapproval by the black residents of the soon-to-be-gentrified area. In 1959, russ and bev are selling their desirable two-bedroom at a bargain price, unknowingly bringing the first black family into the neighborhood borrowing a plot line from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and creating ripples of discontent among the cozy white residents of Clybourne Park.
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Martyr Oberon Modern PlaysOberon Books #ad - Faber & Faber. Used book in Good Condition. A new play by one of germany’s most prominent playwrights, available for the first time in English. Theatre Communications Group. Theatre Communications Group. Grove Press. Martyr considers when we should accommodate others' beliefs, and when we should take a stand. His mum thinks he’s on drugs or has body issues.
Martyr Oberon Modern Plays #ad - But benjamin has found God and mixed-sex swimming lessons offend him. Benjamin won’t do swimming at school.