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Tale of the Allergist's Wife and Other Plays: Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Psycho

By: Busch, Charles

Price: $5.50

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC:

Seller ID: 9780802137852

ISBN: 0802137857

Condition: USED


Charles Busch is renowned for weaving popular culture, wicked camp humor, and biting social satire into an unusual and uproarious theatrical signature that has earned him the Outer Critics' John Gassner Award for Playwrighting and a Drama Desk Award for Best Play nomination. Of his latest play, The New York Times has written, "Uproarious . . . wall-to-wall laughs . . . Mr. Busch has swum straight into the mainstream and stays comfortably afloat there".Busch is the author of such plays as Vampire Lesbians of Sodom -- one of the longest-running plays in Off-Broadway history -- and Psycho Beac... View more info

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Caligula and 3 Other Plays

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780394702070

ISBN: 0394702077

Condition: USED


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Possessed

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 12/22/2013

Seller ID: V245

ISBN: V245

Condition: USED


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Caligula and Three Other Plays

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 9/11/2012

Seller ID: V207

ISBN: V207

Condition: USED


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Tempest

By: Cesaire, Aime

Price: $4.00

Publisher: THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP: 8/9/2013

Seller ID: 9781559362108

ISBN: 1559362103

Condition: USED


A troupe of black actors perform their own "Tempest." Cesaire's rich and insightful adaptation draws on contemporary Caribbean society, the African-American experience and African mythology to raise questions about colonialism, racism and their lasting effects.Aime Cesaire, who was born in Martinique in 1913, is one of this century's major writers. In his poetry, plays and political activities he has waged a lifelong struggle to restore dignity to colonized people. His best known work is "Return to My Native Land" first published in 1949 and his "Collected Poems" are published by the Uni... View more info

Season in the Congo

By: Cesaire, Aime

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: E533

ISBN: E533

Condition: USED


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Out From Under: Women on Sex and Death and Other Things

By: Champagne, Lenora

Price: $6.00

Publisher: THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP: 3/8/2014

Seller ID: 1559360097

ISBN: 1559360097

Condition: USED


Using elements of autobiography to address such issues as religion, sex, race, family and the struggle of women to move beyond their traditional roles in society, these women integrate aspects of ritual, monologue, music, visual arts and theatre in their performances as they help to forge a new literary and theatrical tradition. View more info

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Three Sisters

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393338140

ISBN: 0393338142

Condition: USED


Anton Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama, his works cherished for their brilliant wit and insight into the human condition. In this stunning new translation of one of Chekhov s most popular and beloved plays, Laurence Senelick presents a fresh perspective on the master playwright and his groundbreaking dramas. He brings this timeless trial of art and love to life as memorable characters have clashing desires and lose balance in the shifting eruptions of society and a modernizing Russia. Supplementing the play is an account of Chekhov s life; a note on the translation; an introduction to... View more info

Uncle Vanya

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 18663

ISBN: 18663

Condition: USED


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Cherry Orchard

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/2/2012

Seller ID: 9780486266824

ISBN: 0486266826

Condition: USED


Classic of world drama concerns the passing of the old semifeudal order in turn-of-the-century Russia, symbolized in the sale of the cherry orchard owned by Madame Ranevskaya. The work also showcases the great Russian writer's rich sensitivities as an observer of human nature. An inexpensive, high-quality edition, reprinted from a standard edition of the play. View more info

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Uncle Vanya

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $4.00

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC: 7/21/2011

Seller ID: 9780802131515

ISBN: 0802131514

Condition: USED


Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet's Uncle Vanya is a sparkling restoration of a masterpiece of the modern stage, marked by Mamet's finely tuned ear for dialogue and memorable poetic imagery. In "Uncle Vanya," a retired professor and his beautiful young wife return to the country estate left by his deceased first wife to find themselves overwhelmed by the stagnant inevitability of the rituals of their life and class, and mercilessly taxed by the encroachment of age at the expense of youth. All of the play's characters are plunged into that precarious state where, in Beckett's wo... View more info

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Plays of Anton Checkhov

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS:

Seller ID: 9780060928759

ISBN: 0060928751

Condition: USED


These critically hailed translations of The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, The Three Sisters and the other Chekhov plays are the only ones in English by a Russian-language scholar who is also a veteran Chekhovian actor.Without compromising the spirit of the text, Paul Schmidt accurately translates Chekhov's entire theatrical canon, rescuing the humor "lost" in most academic translations while respecting the historical context and original social climate.Schmidt's translations of Chekhov have been successfully staged all over the U.S. by such theatrical directors as Lee Strasberg, Elizabeth Swa... View more info

Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu

By: Chikamatsu

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 0231085532

ISBN: 0231085532

Condition: USED


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Love and Information

By: Churchill, Carly

Price: $6.00

Publisher: THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP: 9/26/2016

Seller ID: 9781559364409

ISBN: 1559364408

Condition: USED


"Caryl Churchill is a dramatist who must surely be amongst the best half-dozen now writing... a playwright of genuine audacity and assurance, able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual, resonant and dramatically riveting."?Benedict NightingaleFrom "Love and Information" "SEX""What sex evolved to do is get information from two sets of genes so you get offspring that's not identical to you. Otherwise you just keep getting the same thing over and over again like hydra or starfish. So sex essentially is information.""You dont think that while w... View more info

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Flyin' West and Other Plays

By: Cleage, Pearl

Price: $6.50

Publisher: THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP:

Seller ID: 9781559361682

ISBN: 1559361689

Condition: USED


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Seven Plays of the Modern Theater: Becket, Gelber, Behan, Delaney, Pinter, Genet

By: Clurman, Harold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 7/25/2013

Seller ID: 629779

ISBN: 629779

Condition: USED


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Infernal Machine and other plays

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 8/12/2016

Seller ID: 0812IMOP

ISBN: 0812IMOP

Condition: USED


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Way of the World and Other Plays

By: Congreve, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/17/2017

Seller ID: 9780141441856D

ISBN: 9780141441856D

Condition: USED


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Le Cid

By: Corneille

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HARLAN DAVIDSON INC: 12/3/2011

Seller ID: 0882950266

ISBN: 0882950266

Condition: USED


Edited and translated by John C. Lapp, this edition of Le Cid for performance and study includes an introduction, which interprets the contemporary political, social, and romantic themes that give this tragedy its complex, interwoven structure. Also included are a selected bibliography and a list of the principal dates in the life of Corneille. View more info

The Cid/ Cinna The Theatrical Illusion

By: Corneille, Pierre

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 12/18/2011

Seller ID: 9780140443127

ISBN: 0140443126

Condition: USED


The Cid, Corneille's masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeare's exuberant comedies. View more info