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Eric Lane

Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have edited 12 contemporary play anthologies for Viking Penguin and Vintage Books, earning them a Lambda Literary Award nomination. Eric's plays have been performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Israel and China, and include Ride, Floating, Heart of the City, Times of War and Dancing on Checkers’ Grave. Eric wrote and produced the short films First Breath and Cater-Waiter, which he also directed. For TV’s Ryan’s Hope, he received a Writer’s Guild Award. Honors include the La MaMa Playwright Award, the Berrilla Kerr Award, plus fellowships at Yaddo and St. James Cavalier in Malta. Eric is an honors graduate of...

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Laugh Lines
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2007
$18.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-27713-8 (0-307-27713-5)

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






Leading Women
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2002
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-72666-8 (0-375-72666-7)

Gather any group of actresses, from students to stars, and someone will inevitably ask, "Where are all the great roles for women?" The roles are right here, in this magnificently diverse collection of plays–full-lenghts, one-acts, and monologues--with mainly female casts, which represent the answer to any actress's prayer.
The editors of the... Read more






Plays for Actresses
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1997
$19.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-77281-1 (0-679-77281-2)

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Plays for Two
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2014
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80454-9 (0-345-80454-6)

Plays for Two is a unique anthology of twenty-eight terrific plays for two actors, by a mix of celebrated playwrights and cutting-edge new voices.

It takes two to tango—or to perform a duet, fight a duel, or play ping-pong. The two-character play is dramatic confrontation stripped to its essence. These four full-length and twenty-four... Read more






Shorter, Faster, Funnier
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | May 2011
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-47664-7 (0-307-47664-2)

This cornucopia of comedy showcases works by major playwrights and emerging young writers, with casts of all sizes and diverse and challenging roles for actors of every age and type. You’ll discover such colorful characters as a businessman free-falling from a plane, an embittered sword swallower, a punkish girl skateboarder, and...

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Take Ten: New 10-Minute Plays
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 1997
$15.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-77282-8 (0-679-77282-0)

A ten-minute play is a streak of theatrical lightning. It doesn't last long, but its power can stand your hair on end. This splendid anthology contains enough wattage to light up a small city. For in its pages, thirty-two of our finest playwrights hone their skills on a form that has... Read more






Take Ten II
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2003
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3217-4 (1-4000-3217-2)

A ten-minute play is a blaze of theatrical energy. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking collection Take Ten, editors Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have put together a veritable bonfire of talent. Take Ten II: More 10-Minute Plays provides a fast-track tour of the current theatrical landscape, from the slapstick ingenuity... Read more






Talk to Me
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 2004
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7615-4 (1-4000-7615-3)

In this one-of-a-kind collection of monologue plays, Eric Lane and Nina Shengold have gathered a breathtaking array of human voices and stories by master playwrights and emerging new writers. Each of the plays, ranging from one-acts and ten-minute plays to full-length works, creates a rich and specific world. In these pages... Read more






Under Thirty
Edited by Eric Lane and Nina Shengold
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$18.95/21.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7616-1 (1-4000-7616-1)

For the vast generation of actors in their teens and twenties, as well as for teachers, directors, and producers, Under Thirty is an unparalleled source of diverse and challenging roles, created by some of today’s finest writers. The twenty plays presented here in full or in part include insightful looks at... Read more





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