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Shakespeare & Co.
Shakespeare & Co.
Written by Stanley Wells
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307280534
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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
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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 >
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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play
Written by Joan Didion
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307386410
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The Year of Magical Thinking: The Play

Written by Joan Didion


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $12.95

“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 >
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Laugh Lines
Laugh Lines
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277138
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Laugh Lines
Short Comic Plays
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $18.00

This one-of-a-kind anthology features thirty-six hilarious short plays by major American playwrights and emerging new voices, all guaranteed to send readers and audiences into peals of laughter.

From the surrealistic wit of Steve Martin's "The Zig-Zag Woman" to the biting political satire of Steven Dietz's "The Spot," from Christopher Durang's wonderfully... Read more >
William Shakespeare Complete Works
William Shakespeare Complete Works
Written by William Shakespeare, Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679642954
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William Shakespeare Complete Works

Written by William Shakespeare
Edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen


Format: Hardcover, 2560 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $75.00

FROM THE WORLD FAMOUS ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE, MODERNIZED, AND CORRECTED EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO IN THREE CENTURIES.

Skillfully assembled by Shakespeare’s fellow actors in 1623, the First Folio was the original Complete Works. It is arguably the most important literary work in the English language. But starting with... Read more >
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Inherit the Wind
Inherit the Wind
Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345501035
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Inherit the Wind

Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2007
Price: $9.95

One of the most moving and meaningful plays in American theatre--based on the famed Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925, in which a Tennessee teacher was tried for teaching evolution--now on Broadway starring Tony Award® Winners Christopher Plummer and Brian Dennehy, and Directed by Tony Award® Winner Doug Hughes

The accused was a... Read more >
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The Sunset Limited
The Sunset Limited
Written by Cormac McCarthy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278364
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The Sunset Limited

Written by Cormac McCarthy


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $14.95

A startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made.

In that small apartment, “Black” and “White,” as the two men are known, begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins... Read more >
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Greek Drama
Greek Drama
Written by Moses Hadas
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553902587
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Greek Drama

Written by Moses Hadas


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 30, 2006
Price: $1.99

In power, passion, and the brilliant display of moral conflict, the drama of ancient Greece remains unsurpassed. For this volume, Professor Hadas chose nine plays which display the diversity and grandeur of tragedy, and the critical and satiric genius of comedy, in outstanding translations of the past and present. His introduction... Read more >
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The Complete Plays of Sophocles
The Complete Plays of Sophocles
Written by Sophocles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553902433
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The Complete Plays of Sophocles

Written by Sophocles


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $6.99

Oedipus the King • Antigone • Electra • Ajax
Trachinian Women • Philoctetes • Oedipus at Colonus

The greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over 120 plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus and the younger Euripides in literary output as well as in the number of prizes awarded his works. Only the... Read more >
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The World in an Orange
The World in an Orange
Written by Irene Stephanou and Leila Henriques, Edited by Lionel Abrahams and Jane Fox
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227114
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The World in an Orange
Creating Theatre with Barney Simon
Written by Irene Stephanou and Leila Henriques
Edited by Lionel Abrahams and Jane Fox


Format: Hardcover, 392 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2006
Price: $50.00

Barney Simon (1932–1995) was the legendary artistic director, writer, and co-creator ofthe Market Theatre in Johannesburg, one of the most influential and distinguished theatres in South Africa and the world. He workshopped, wrote, and directed unforgettable and pertinent plays in his quest to "hold a mirror up high to society." These... Read more >
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Buried Child
Buried Child
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307274977
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Buried Child

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.00

A newly revised edition of an American classic, Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize—winning Buried Child is as fierce and unforgettable as it was when it was first produced more than twenty-five years ago.

A scene of madness greets Vince and his girlfriend as they arrive at the squalid farmhouse of Vince’s hard-drinking grandparents... Read more >
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Tooth of Crime
Tooth of Crime
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307274984
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Tooth of Crime
Second Dance
Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $12.00

One of the plays that first announced Sam Shepard as an original voice in American theater, Tooth of Crime is his thrillingly innovative rock drama, published here in a revised edition that is as fresh and provocative as the original was more than thirty years ago.

An aging rock star in a... Read more >
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The Good Body
The Good Body
Written by Eve Ensler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974737
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The Good Body

Written by Eve Ensler


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $12.00

Botox, bulimia, breast implants: Eve Ensler, author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, is back, this time to rock our view of what it means to have a “good body.” “In the 1950s,” Eve writes, girls were “pretty, perky. They had a blond Clairol wave in their hair. They wore... Read more >
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Romance
Romance
Written by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275189
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Romance

Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $13.00

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 >
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The Voysey Inheritance
The Voysey Inheritance
Written by David Mamet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275196
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The Voysey Inheritance

Written by David Mamet


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $13.95

One hundred years after the first publication of The Voysey Inheritance, David Mamet resurrects Harley Granville-Barker’s classic investigation into the capitalist soul in this brilliant adaptation.
For generations, the Voysey family business has been secretly skimming money from its clients’ accounts. When Edward, designated to take over the firm from his aging... Read more >
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Shakespeare After All
Shakespeare After All
Written by Marjorie Garber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722148
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Shakespeare After All

Written by Marjorie Garber


Format: Trade Paperback, 1008 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2005
Price: $23.00

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 >
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The Duchess of Malfi
The Duchess of Malfi
Edited by Frank Kermode
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ISBN: 9780679642435
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The Duchess of Malfi
Seven Masterpieces of Jacobean Drama
Edited by Frank Kermode


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $17.95

Edited and with an Introduction by Frank Kermode

A Woman Killed with Kindness by Thomas Heywood
Volpone by Ben Jonson
The Revenger’s Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur
The Maid’s Tragedy by John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont
A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton
The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster
The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley

The... Read more >
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Improv Wisdom
Improv Wisdom
Written by Patricia Ryan Madson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400081882
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Improv Wisdom
Don't Prepare, Just Show Up
Written by Patricia Ryan Madson


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $16.95

In an irresistible invitation to lighten up, look around, and live an unscripted life, a master of the art of improvisation explains how to adopt the attitudes and techniques used by generations of musicians and actors.

Let’s face it: Life is something we all make up as we go along. No matter... Read more >
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The God of Hell
The God of Hell
Written by Sam Shepard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096510
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The God of Hell

Written by Sam Shepard


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $12.00

Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard’s latest play is an uproarious, brilliantly provocative farce that brings the gifts of a quintessentially American playwright to bear on the current American dilemma.

Frank and Emma are a quiet, respectable couple who raise cows on their Wisconsin farm. Soon after they agree to put up Frank’s... Read more >
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