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Edited by Eric LaneAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Eric Lane and Nina ShengoldAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Nina Shengold

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: April 10, 2007
  • Price: $18.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-27713-8 (0-307-27713-5)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Acknowledgments

David Auburn: MISS YOU

Alan Ball: YOUR MOTHER'S BUTT

Gina Barnett: ALONE AT LAST!

Glen Berger: THE GALLOWS MONOLOGUE
—FROM SIDNEY RYAN'S
GUNPOWDER AND BLOOD

David Cale: POODLES

Eric Coble: TIES THAT BIND

Sharon E. Cooper: MISTAKEN IDENTITY

Laura Shaine Cunningham: OUTSOURCED

Adrienne Dawes: HERITAGE, HER-I-TAGE, & HAIR-I-TAGE

Steven Dietz: THE SPOT

Paul Dooley & Winne Holzman: POST-ITS (Notes on a Marriage)

Christopher Durang: WANDA'S VISIT

Peter Hedges: THE VALERIE OF NOW

Mikhail Horowitz: WE CANNOT KNOW
—THE MIND OF GOD

Seth Kramer: THE TARANTINO VARIATION

Eric Lane: THE STATUE OF BOLÍVAR

Warrent Light: MARS HAS NEVER BEEN THIS CLOSE

Mark Harvey Levine: SURPRISE

David Lindsay-Abaire: HOW WE TALK IN SOUTH BOSTON

Steve Martin: THE ZIG-ZAG WOMAN

Elaine May: THE WAY OF ALL FISH

Mark O'Donnell: THERE SHALL BE NO BOTTOM (a bad play for worse actors)

Jonathan Rand: CHECK, PLEASE

Wayne Rawley: CONTROLLING INTEREST

Jacquelyn Reingold: 2B (OR NOT 2B)

Edwin Sánchez: POPS

Nina Shengold: FORTY TO LIFE

Shel Silverstein: THE BEST DADDY

David Smilow: THE FLYING WOLIMSKIES RETURN

Tommy Smith: STREAK

Richard Strand: ROSA'S EULOGY

Frederick Stroppel: CHOCOLATE

Joyce Van Dyke: THE EARRING

Daryl Watson: THE BLUEBERRY HILL ACCORD

Lauren Wilson: WEDDING DUET

Garth Wingfield: PLEASE HAVE A SEAT AND SOMEONE WILL BE WITH YOU SHORTLY

Contributors
About the Editors
Index
Permissions and Acknowledgments