Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
217 books in Drama

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Almost an Evening
Almost an Evening
Written by Ethan Coen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307460417
Our Price: $13.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Almost an Evening

Written by Ethan Coen


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $13.00

Three satiric plays by Oscar-winning screenwriter Ethan Coen

Raising Arizona, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading–the Coen brothers’ films are some of the most critically acclaimed and iconic of our time. Now, one half of the duo, Ethan Coen, adds playwriting to his eclectic bio. In these three short... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Almost an Evening
Almost an Evening
Written by Ethan Coen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307460424
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Almost an Evening

Written by Ethan Coen


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $11.99

Three satiric plays by Oscar-winning screenwriter Ethan Coen

Raising Arizona, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, Burn After Reading–the Coen brothers’ films are some of the most critically acclaimed and iconic of our time. Now, one half of the duo, Ethan Coen, adds playwriting to his eclectic bio. In these three short... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Soul of the Age
Soul of the Age
Written by Jonathan Bate
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367815
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Soul of the Age
A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare
Written by Jonathan Bate


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $12.99

“One man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages.”

In this illuminating, innovative biography, Jonathan Bate, one of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, has found a fascinating new way to tell the story of the great dramatist. Using the Bard’s own immortal list of a man’s seven ages in... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
Written by Joan Didion
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307498915
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play

Written by Joan Didion


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

“this happened on December 30, 2003. That may seem a while ago but it won’t when it happens to you . . .”

In this dramatic adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir (which Michiko Kakutani in The New York Times called “an indelible portrait of loss and grief . . . a... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307536969
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Late Henry Moss, Eyes for Consuela, When the World Was Green
Three Plays
Written by Sam Shepard


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

These three plays by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard are bold, explosive, and ultimately redemptive dramas propelled by family secrets and illuminated by a searching intelligence.
In The Late Henry Moss–which premiered in San Francisco, starring Sean Penn and Nick Nolte–two estranged brothers confront the past as they piece together the drunken... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Three One-Act Plays
Three One-Act Plays
Written by Woody Allen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307548054
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Three One-Act Plays
Riverside Drive Old Saybrook Central Park West
Written by Woody Allen


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

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, archetypal... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Romance
Romance
Written by David Mamet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307490278
Our Price: $11.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Romance

Written by David Mamet


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

Pulitzer Prize—winning playwright David Mamet’s Romance is an uproarious, take-no-prisoners courtroom comedy that gleefully lampoons everyone from lawyers and judges, to Arabs and Jews, to gays and chiropractors.
It’s hay fever season, and in a courtroom a judge is popping antihistamines. He listens to the testimony of a Jewish chiropractor, who’s a... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Noises Off
Noises Off
Written by Michael Frayn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307488886
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Noises Off

Written by Michael Frayn


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

Noises Off, the classic farce by the Tony Award—winning author of Copenhagen, is not one play but two: simultaneously a traditional sex farce, Nothing On, and the backstage “drama” that develops during Nothing On’s final rehearsal and tour. The two begin to interlock as the characters make their exits from Nothing... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Shakespeare After All
Shakespeare After All
Written by Marjorie Garber
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307490810
Our Price: $18.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Shakespeare After All

Written by Marjorie Garber


Format: eBook, 1008 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $18.99

A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country’s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Guys
The Guys
Written by Anne Nelson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307485755
Our Price: $9.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Guys
A Play
Written by Anne Nelson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $9.99

First performed in a hit off-off-Broadway production, and soon to be a film starring Sigourney Weaver and Anthony LaPaglia, The Guys is a timeless drama about the surprising truths people can discover in ordinary lives, and the connections we make with others and ourselves in times of tragedy.

Paralyzed by grief... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Grief Lessons
Grief Lessons
Written by Euripides, Translated by Anne Carson, Introduction by Anne Carson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172537
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Grief Lessons
Four Plays by Euripides
Written by Euripides
Translated by Anne Carson
Introduction by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $14.95

Now in paperback.

Euripides, the last of the three great tragedians of ancient Athens, reached the height of his renown during the disastrous Peloponnesian War, when democratic Athens was brought down by its own outsized ambitions. “Euripides,” the classicist Bernard Knox has written, “was born never to live in peace with himself... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Hamlet
Hamlet
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969092
Our Price: $8.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Hamlet

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.00

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric RasmussenIncorporating definitive text and cutting-edge notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works-the first authoritative, modernized edition of Shakespeare's First Folio in more than... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a paperback.
Hamlet
Hamlet
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368263
Our Price: $2.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Hamlet

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $2.99

One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with his mother’s infidelity, Hamlet must find a means of reconciling his longing for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, paperback and a trade paperback.
Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Lost
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969146
Our Price: $5.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Love's Labour's Lost

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $5.95

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen

Incorporating definitive text and cutting-edge notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works-the first authoritative, modernized edition of Shakespeare's First Folio in more than... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Lost
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368317
Our Price: $2.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Love's Labour's Lost

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $2.99

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen

Incorporating definitive text and cutting-edge notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works-the first authoritative, modernized edition of Shakespeare's First Folio in more than... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969122
Our Price: $8.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.00

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen

Incorporating definitive text and cutting-edge notes from William Shakespeare: Complete Works-the first authoritative, modernized edition of Shakespeare's First Folio in more than... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a paperback.
Richard III
Richard III
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969139
Our Price: $8.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Richard III

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.00

The dramatic concluding months of The Wars of the Roses provide the setting for Shakespeare’s incomparable saga of power and intrigue.

Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this Modern Library series incorporates definitive texts and authoritative notes from William Shakespeare... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a paperback.
The Tempest
The Tempest
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812969108
Our Price: $8.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Tempest

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.00

Generally believed to be the last play written solely by Shakespeare, The Tempest centers on a banished noble who uses sorcery to confront his foes. In this play, Shakespeare offers some of his most insightful meditations on themes ranging from vengeance and forgiveness to nature and nurture.

Under the editorial supervision... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook, paperback and a trade paperback.
The Tempest
The Tempest
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368270
Our Price: $2.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The Tempest

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $2.99

This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies when he raises a tempest that drives them ashore—as well as to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, paperback, trade paperback and a trade paperback.
Pygmalion and Major Barbara
Pygmalion and Major Barbara
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553905373
Our Price: $1.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Pygmalion and Major Barbara

Written by George Bernard Shaw


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 29, 2008
Price: $1.99

George Bernard Shaw was the greatest British dramatist after Shakespeare, a satirist equal to Jonathan Swift, and a playwright whose most profound gift was his ability to make audiences think by provoking them to laughter.

In one of his best-loved plays, Pygmalion, which later became the basis for the musical My Fair... Read more >
Also available as a paperback.
November
November
Written by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388803
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

November

Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $12.95

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Kicking a Dead Horse
Kicking a Dead Horse
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307386823
Our Price: $14.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Kicking a Dead Horse

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 84 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.00

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 >
Also available as an eBook.
Belle Moral
Belle Moral
Written by Ann-Marie Macdonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307397249
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Belle Moral
A Natural History
Written by Ann-Marie Macdonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $16.95

Ann-Marie MacDonald’s love of the fabulous is in full force with this multi-layered reworking of her earlier play, The Arab’s Mouth.

Following her father’s death, amateur scientist Pearl MacIsaac struggles to discover the secret of her family’s past, which her father had been kept hidden with the help of the family doctor... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Shakespeare & Co.
Shakespeare & Co.
Written by Stanley Wells
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307280534
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Shakespeare & Co.
Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Fletcher and the Other Players in His Story
Written by Stanley Wells


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2008
Price: $17.00

From the dean of Shakespeare studies comes a lively, entertaining work of biography that firmly locates Shakespeare within the hectic, exilarating world in which he lived and worked.Theatre in Shakespeare's day was a growth industry. Everyone knew everyone else, and they all sought to learn, borrow, or steal from one another... Read more >
The Vagina Monologues
The Vagina Monologues
Written by Eve Ensler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345498601
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Vagina Monologues

Written by Eve Ensler


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $16.00

"I was worried about vaginas. I was worried about what we think about vaginas, and even more worried that we don't think about them. . . . So I decided to talk to women about their vaginas, to do vagina interviews, which became vagina monologues. I talked with over two hundred... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
View pages: 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Page 8 of 9
View past category highlights: