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Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992
Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992
Written by Anna Deavere Smith
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ISBN: 9781101911280
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Twilght: Los Angeles, 1992

Written by Anna Deavere Smith


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2014
Price: $11.99

Anna Deavere Smith's stunning new work of "documentary theater" in which she uses verbatim the words of people who experienced the Los Angeles riots to expose and explore the devastating human impact of that event. Read more >
The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later
Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170390
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The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the... Read more >
The Laramie Project and The Laramire Project: Ten Years Later
The Laramie Project and The Laramire Project: Ten Years Later
Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris
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ISBN: 9780804170406
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The Laramie Project and The Laramire Project: Ten Years Later

Written by Moises Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti and Andy Paris


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the... Read more >
The Most of Nora Ephron
The Most of Nora Ephron
Written by Nora Ephron
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385350839
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The Most of Nora Ephron

Written by Nora Ephron


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

A whopping big celebration of the work of the late, great Nora Ephron, America’s funniest—and most acute—writer, famous for her brilliant takes on life as we’ve been living it these last forty years.

Everything you could possibly want from Nora Ephron is here—from her writings on journalism, feminism, and being a...

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Heartless
Heartless
Written by Sam Shepard
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ISBN: 9780345806802
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Heartless
A Play
Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $15.00

When Roscoe, a 65-year-old Cervantes scholar, runs off with a young woman named Sally, he decides to stay a while in her family home. Soon he discovers that Sally’s house—once inhabited by James Dean; perched precariously over the San Fernando valley—is filled with secrets, sadness, and haunted women who cannot leave... Read more >
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Heartless
Heartless
Written by Sam Shepard
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ISBN: 9780345806826
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Heartless
A Play
Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $10.99

When Roscoe, a 65-year-old Cervantes scholar, runs off with a young woman named Sally, he decides to stay a while in her family home. Soon he discovers that Sally’s house—once inhabited by James Dean; perched precariously over the San Fernando valley—is filled with secrets, sadness, and haunted women who cannot leave... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679746997
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.95

Stella Adler was one of the most influential acting teachers of all time, a legendary force of nature whose generations of students include Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Anthony Quinn, Diana Ross, Robert De Niro, Warren Beatty, Annette Benning, and Mark Ruffalo.

This long-awaited companion to her book on the master European playwrights...

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Buchanan Dying
Buchanan Dying
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812984903
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Buchanan Dying
A Play
Written by John Updike


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.00

To the list of John Updike’s well-intentioned protagonists—Rabbit Angstrom, Richard Maple, Henry Bech—add James Buchanan, the harried fifteenth president of the United States (1857–1861). In what the author calls “a kind of novel, conceived in the form of a play,” Buchanan’s political and private lives are represented as aspects of his... Read more >
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Buchanan Dying
Buchanan Dying
Written by John Updike
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ISBN: 9780812984910
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Buchanan Dying
A Play
Written by John Updike


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

To the list of John Updike’s well-intentioned protagonists—Rabbit Angstrom, George Caldwell, Piet Hanema, Henry Bech—add James Buchanan, seen above as a young Congressman in the 1820’s, and on the front cover as the harried fifteenth President of the United States (1857-1861).  In a play meant to be read, Buchanan’s political and... Read more >
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Come Back, Little Sheba
Come Back, Little Sheba
Written by William Inge
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ISBN: 9780307829405
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Come Back, Little Sheba

Written by William Inge


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

William Inge's famous story of marital frustration which erupts in violence. Doc and Lola had an indiscreet affair, she became pregnant and, compelled to marry her, he gave up his medical studies, forfeited his future and settled down to a life of quiet desperation with the simple, homey Lola, who lost... Read more >
Picnic
Picnic
Written by William Inge
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829399
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Picnic

Written by William Inge


Format: eBook, 72 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

This title collects four plays by American playwright William Inge, including Come Back Little Sheba, Picnic, Bus Stop, and The Dark at the Top of the Stairs. Read more >
Fifteen One-Act Plays
Fifteen One-Act Plays
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345802774
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Fifteen One-Act Plays

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

Filled with wry, dark humor, unparalleled imagination, unforgettable characters, and exquisitely crafted storytelling, Sam Shepard’s plays have earned him enormous acclaim over the past five decades. In these fifteen one-acts, we see him at his best, displaying his trademark ability to portray human relationships, love, and lust with rare authenticity. These... Read more >
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Fifteen One-Act Plays
Fifteen One-Act Plays
Written by Sam Shepard
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ISBN: 9780345802767
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Fifteen One-Act Plays

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $16.00

Filled with wry, dark humor, unparalleled imagination, unforgettable characters, and exquisitely crafted storytelling, Sam Shepard’s plays have earned him enormous acclaim over the past five decades. In these fifteen one-acts, we see him at his best, displaying his trademark ability to portray human relationships, love, and lust with rare authenticity. These... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679424437
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $27.95

“Don’t use your conscious past. Use your creative imagination to create a past that belongs to your character. I don’t want you to be stuck with your own life. It’s too little.”
 
“You must get beneath the words before you can say them. The text must be in you. It... Read more >
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Written by Stella Adler, Edited by Barry Paris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800428
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Stella Adler on America's Master Playwrights
Eugene O'Neill, Thornton Wilder, Clifford Odets, William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, Arthur Miller, Edward Albee
Written by Stella Adler
Edited by Barry Paris


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $15.99

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... Read more >
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The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
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ISBN: 9780307815538
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The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: eBook, 220 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $7.99

By the time of her death at age thirty-four, Lorraine Hansberry had created two electrifying masterpieces of the American theater. With A Raisin in the Sun she gave this country its most movingly authentic portrayal of black family life in the inner city. Barely five years later, with The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window... Read more >
Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays
Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
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ISBN: 9780307815569
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Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays
The Drinking Gourd/What Use Are Flowers?
Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Here are Lorraine Hansberry's last three plays--Les Blancs, The Drinking Gourd, and What Use Are Flowers?--representing the capstone of her achievement. Includes a new preface by Jewell Gresham Nemiroff and a revised introduction by Margaret B. Wilkerson.


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Requiem for a Nun
Requiem for a Nun
Written by William Faulkner
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ISBN: 9780307946805
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Requiem for a Nun

Written by William Faulkner


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $15.00

This sequel to Faulkner’s most sensational, Sanctuary, was written twenty years later but takes up the story of Temple Drake eight years after the events related in Sanctuary. Temple is now married to Gowan Stevens. The book begins when the death sentence is pronounced on the nurse Nancy for the murder...

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DRINKS BEFORE DINNER
DRINKS BEFORE DINNER
Written by E.L. Doctorow
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ISBN: 9780307799616
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DRINKS BEFORE DINNER

Written by E.L. Doctorow


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

The long-unavailable work by one of America's most eminent writers. Read more >
A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
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ISBN: 9780307807441
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A Raisin in the Sun

Written by Lorraine Hansberry


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2011
Price: $6.99

"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.

Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling... Read more >
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November
November
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780307793744
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November

Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

David Mamet's new Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith's chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down, his money's running out, and nuclear war might be imminent. Though his staff... Read more >
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Kicking a Dead Horse
Kicking a Dead Horse
Written by Sam Shepard
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ISBN: 9780307793737
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Kicking a Dead Horse

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $8.99

A solitary man digs a hole in the ground, near a dead horse. Amidst the clutter of food and equipment stands Hobart Struther, who has ridden all the way out to the middle of nowhere on a holy mission. But one day into his “Great Sojourn,” things are looking bleak. His... Read more >
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The Cabin
The Cabin
Written by David Mamet
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ISBN: 9780307787514
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The Cabin
Reminiscence and Diversions
Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $8.99

In these mordant, elegant, and often disquieting essays, the internationally acclaimed dramatist creates a sort of autobiography by strobe light, one that is both mysterious and starkly revealing.

The pieces in The Cabin are about places and things: the suburbs of Chicago, where as a boy David Mamet helplessly watched his stepfather... Read more >
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Lolita: A Screenplay
Lolita: A Screenplay
Written by Vladimir Nabokov
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ISBN: 9780307787606
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Lolita: A Screenplay

Written by Vladimir Nabokov


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl. Read more >
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The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me
The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me
Written by David Drake
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ISBN: 9780307773760
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The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me

Written by David Drake


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $13.99

David Drake's smash hit one-man show tells the story of his call to gay pride and activism through a series of vignettes exploring thoughts and emotions shared by a whole generation of gay men and women.


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