Drama

Living by Ear
What happens when the world you love doesn't press pause when you do? Singer-songwriter Christine Daley hit the streets of Boston and became a minor celebrity-with a local radio hit-in the 90s, but a "short" career break to marry and have kids...

29.04.2014

The Essential Pinter
Harold Pinter is one of our most profound poets and playwrights, with work ranging from his plays The Caretaker, The Homecoming, and Betrayal to such poems as "The Bombs" and "Death." A writer known for his searing...

08.01.2016

Matchbox Theatre
Matchbox Theatre presents a sketch show in miniature: thirty short entertainments by Michael Frayn, author of Skios and Noises Off, ‘the funniest farce ever written’ (New York Times). Thirty snatches of people talking. To each other, to the...

09.09.2013

Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout
Based on a deposition signed by 14 Chiefs of the Thompson River basin on the occasion of a visit to their lands by Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier in 1910, Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout is a ritualized retelling of how the...

13.04.2015

Plays 2
Plays Two:Dancing at LughnasaFathers and SonsMaking HistoryWonderful TennesseeMolly SweeneyIntroduced by Christopher Murray, this second collection of Brian Friel's plays...

24.06.2014

Drinking in America
the text of his monologues, meh. but the little essay before about how he wrote it was pretty good stuff.

08.06.2017

Nine Plays
Eugene O'Neill was the greatest playwright in American history. His plays are dark, moody, tragic, but also wildly romantic and full of lyrical descriptions of nature. He writes about tough, urban hoodlums and Roman emperors with equal power and...

10.09.2015

Four Major Plays, Vol. 2
In Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder Ibsen shifted his focus from the pressures exerted on women by society to the pressures individuals exert on other individuals in their urge to dominate and control one another. Hedda Gabler, 'a-crawl with the...

22.07.2017

Ze života hmyzu
Komédia v troch aktoch s predohrou a epilógom.

08.01.2014

Lulu
Lulu is a walking, talking object of sexual desire. Each of the first four acts of the play sees her married to a different man, each of whom dies at the end. In the fifth act, Lulu has become a prostitute in late-Victorian London where she...

08.04.2017

Shorts
CARYL CHURCHILL's plays include "Cloud Nine" (revived in 2007 to huge acclaim at the Almeida, London), "Top Girls", "Serious Money", "The Skriker", "Blue Heart", "Far Away" and "A Number". Most are published by NHB. Caryl Churchill (1938-) is...

08.11.2015

Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur (or Benhur) is a 1959 epic film directed by William Wyler, the third film version of Lew Wallace's 1880 fictional novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. It premiered at Loew's State Theatre in New York City on November 18, 1959. The film went...

15.05.2013

Plautus (Complete Roman Drama in Translation, Vol. 1)
"The works of Plautus," writes Palmer Bovie, "mark the real beginning of Roman literature." In these lively new translations, which effectively communicate the vitality and verve of the originals, the plays of Plautus are accessible to a new...

07.09.2017

A Servant to Two Masters
This Student Edition of Goldoni's classic 18th century play, A Servant to Two Masters, features expert and helpful annotation, ideal for anyone studying or performing the play. Editor Joseph Farrell's accessible Introduction includes a plot...

20.02.2014

Five Plays
Find this book @ the library: http://sbrb.ent.sirsi.net/client/rsv/...August Strindberg is one of the...

16.05.2013

What Happened That Day
Headachy and hung-over, with a backpack of stolen money and not a single pair of underwear (though she did remember her lipstick), Terra arrives in Nakasee Lake on an early-morning bus, after an alcohol-fuelled fight with her (now ex-) boyfriend,...

10.07.2016

Pohujšanje v dolini šentflorjanski
Pohujšanje v dolini šentflorjanski najenostavneje povzamemo z vprašanjem, kako hinavstvo odeti v očarljivo preobleko kreposti in posledično občutka lastne superiornosti. Vprašanje ni omejeno samo na slovensko...

21.02.2018

The Zebra Affaire
PASSION FACES NAKED PREJUDICE as Elsa and Stanwell are hunted down by a maniacal agent bent on enforcing the dictates of a racist regime. Set in the go-go seventies, with rioting students and warring tribes South Africa is already in turmoil, but...

20.03.2017

Selected Plays
Václav Havel was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician. He was the tenth and last President of Czechoslovakia (1989–92) and the first President of the Czech Republic (1993–2003). He wrote over twenty plays and numerous...

01.11.2012

Oedipus the King
Available for the first time as an independent work, David Grene’s legendary translation of Oedipus the King renders Sophocles’ Greek into cogent, vivid, and poetic English for a new generation to savor. Over the years, Grene and...

05.11.2017

Of Thee I Sing
How has no one made a film version of this musical?!Part satire, part political comedy and pure over-the-top musical extravaganza, Of Thee I Sing is hilarious. It won the Pulitzer, and if nothing else, it’s an excellent reminder of...

23.01.2014

The Night Heron
The sighting of a rare bird attracts attention to a remote part of the Fens. The visiting birdwatchers cannot know what dangers lie in the freezing darkness of the marshes. In an isolated cabin, Wattmore, bruised and bleeding, is recording the Old...

07.06.2017

Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig's Adaptation of The Beaux' Stratagem
From the play by George FarquharComedyCharacters: 8 male, 5female, with doublingVarious LocationsThe play tells the story of two young bucks who, having spent all their money by living too well, leave London and roam from...

10.05.2016

The Play About the Baby
THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY. (1997). Edward Albee. ***.This is a strange two-acter from Albee that can best be described as a black comedy. There are only four players: A Man, A Woman, A Young Man, and A Young Woman. In the opening scene, the...

17.07.2013

The Dramas of Sophocles Rendered in English Verse, Dramatic and Lyric
I finished this new volume of translations of the seven existing plays by Sophocles last night. I unhesitatingly recommend this new work of the translators, Robert Bagg and James Scully, as they really did an outstanding job of presenting these...

14.01.2018

1900, Morgenrød
Den første natten i det 20. århundre blir konsul Carl August Frimann brutalt slått ned og drept. Saken blir etterforsket og får sin tilsynelatende oppklaring. Men var det egentlig slik det skjedde? Med et fargerikt historisk...

08.04.2017

Family Interrupted
Guilt and Blame. Shaken by tragedy, the Barnes family has fractured. Mother. Father. Son. Each dealing with the pain separately and alone. Holding fast to guilt and blame. Read or imagined. Claire, an artist who finally follows her...

18.05.2015

Five Plays
Thomas Middleton (1580-1627) was one of the most prolific and fascinating playwrights of the Jacobean era, producing nearly fifty theatrical pieces in a quarter of a century. This collection comprises five of his most powerful plays, from the...

29.10.2017

The Life of the Drama
He was a theater critic and translator.Taught freshman English at UCLA for a year. And that is where he met the "German playwright Bertolt Brecht, who had recently immigrated to the United States after fleeing Nazi Germany and was unknown in...

14.08.2015

Under the Whaleback
It’s the worst job in the world and only those what is born to it, what has gorrit in the blood, can do it.Three generations of Hull men struggle with the legacies left to them by their fathers. A powerful and moving story of fate,...

28.01.2013

Pasos (Letras mayusculas. Clasicos castellanos) (Letras mayusculas. Clasicos castellanos) (Spanish Edition)
Piezas breves de teatro popular del XVI. Humor grueso pensado para provocar la carcajada del público de la época. Esperaba más. Ganarían muchísimo representados, pues el humor se basa en los recursos cómicos del actor:...

18.08.2014

Plays 2
Plays Two:The Dissolution of Dominic Boot'M' is for Moon Among Other ThingsIf You're Glad I'll Be FrankAlbert's BridgeWhere Are They Now?Artist Descending a...

14.03.2017

Bell in Campo and the Sociable Companions
Written during the English Civil War and Interregnum when the public theatres were closed and Margaret Cavendish was living away from England in exile, Bell in Campo and The Sociable Companions are scathing satires that speak to the role of...

13.07.2015

The Wingless Victory
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14.02.2018

Trust (Blind Vows #1)
18+ for mature content.This is a serial, releasing in ebook format only. Lucy's story will be released as three serials approx 15k words each, releasing a month apart. A paperback/box set will release after part three.Trust ~...

15.12.2017

Benefactors
Michael Frayn is an English playwright and novelist. He is best known as the author of the farce Noises Off and the dramas Copenhagen and Democracy. His novels, such as Towards the End of the Morning, Headlong and Spies, have also been critical and...

29.07.2014

Izboljševalec sveta
This translation of Thomas Bernhard's "Der Weltverbesserer" makes a contemporary masterpiece available to English language readers for the first time. While echoing the dramatic works of Samuel Becket, Heiner Muller and Peter Handke, "The...

25.11.2016

Pismo gospođe Vilme
Svaka porodica krije svoje tajne. Neke je, međutim, bolje ostaviti zakopane.Roman o tajnama porodične prošlosti i sudbini žene koja je svoj život žrtvovala zbog ljubavi.„Ne tražim oproštaj, jer...

27.06.2014

In the Shadow of the glen
(In the) Shadow of the Glen, like Synge's other plays, goes against the highly idealized portrayal of the Irish in other Irish literary revival literature (such as Cathleen ni Houlihan). In fact it was very controversial for supposedly portraying...

13.10.2014

White Chameleon
This semi-fictional memory play which deals with such matters as how he came to be teaching the Egyptian Cross-Channel swimming team their own national anthem; with his artistic and political education; with his family and his friendship with the...

12.03.2013

Complete Plays, 1920-1931
The only American dramatist awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Eugene O'Neill wrote with poetic expressiveness, emotional intensity, and immense dramatic power. On the centenary of his birth The Library of America is publishing the first...

09.04.2013

Mrs. Klein
Three women in 1930's England, practicing psychiatrists all, struggle for personal power using their psychoanalytical prowess.I really enjoyed this taut, tightly-written piece. I was a little confused at points, not being terribly...

04.08.2013

Complete Works, Vol. 1
Harold Pinter has long been acknowledged as one of the most influential playwrights in contemporary theatre; his arresting and original works have left a lasting imprint on the development of the stage and screen while delighting audiences around...

22.08.2016

Sizwe Bansi is Dead & The Island
It seems like I can only bring myself to read magazine articles and plays these days. I can't pay attention any longer than that.A strikingly simple play set in an industrail hub of South Africa, this play deals with identity in a world...

24.07.2016

His Wife and Daughters
HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTERS by Wendy Nelson Tokunaga It’s 1988 and Trina Brath and her teenage daughters, Jill and Phoebe, lead happy and privileged lives as the wife and daughters of successful California Congressman Dan Brath. But that all...

22.01.2015

Der Biberpelz
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor...

25.12.2012

Endgame & Act Without Words
Samuel Beckett was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature n 1969; his literary output of plays, novels, stories and poetry has earned him an uncontested place as one of the greatest writers of our time. "Endgame, " originally written in French and...

26.09.2012

Equus & Shrivings
Interesting. Didn't really like the ending that he went with, but interesting all the same.

31.07.2014

Promenade and Other Plays
Fornes’ early work is collected in this volume, including The Sucessful Life of 3, which was produced by the Judson Poets Theatre; Tango Palace, a San Francisco Actors Workshop production, directed by Herbert Blau; and...

07.11.2015

Don Juan in Hell
Using intriguing characters and sparkling dialogue, George Bernard Shaw explored ideas and issues that transformed the conventions of British theater. "Don Juan in Hell" showcases the master's art at its best.An episode from Act Three of Man...

26.03.2018

Zoot Suit and Other Plays
Here are three of playwright and screenwriter Luis Valdez's most important and recognized plays: Zoot Suit, Bandido! and I Don't Have to Show You No Stinking Badges! The anthology also includes an introduction by noted theater critic Dr. Jorge...

09.04.2013

I Am a Camera
In the words of the Herald-Tribune, the play "looks at life in a tawdry Berlin rooming house of 1930 with a stringently photographic eye. For the most part, it concerns itself with the mercurial and irresponsible moods of a girl called Sally Bowles....

14.07.2016

Dada Performance
One of the most controversial and ironic of twentieth-century modernisms, Dada swept through the arts after the shock of World War I, when poets, painters, filmmakers, and performers joined forces to challenge conventions of society and art. The...

24.03.2015

Plays Intrigue and Love and Don Carlos
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (November 10, 1759 – May 9, 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, historian, and dramatist. During the last few years of his life (1788–1805), Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated,...

03.02.2017

Max In & Out
A thief with a moral codeShepard is turned around when he discovers someone else used his scheme to hurt people he had gone to great lengths to make sure he never hurt. The story is good but a bit predictable.

10.08.2013

‘GAPÔ (at isang puting Pilipino, sa mundo ng mga Amerikanong kulay brown)
'GAPÔIsang security guard na kano sa base-militar ang nakapatay ng Pilipino. Tumangging isuko ng militar-Amerikano sa korte ng Pilipinas ang bata nilang kriminal. Lahat daw ng imbestigasyon sa loob ng base-Amerikano ay...

23.04.2016

La casa del fantasma
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have...

15.07.2015

Amphitryon
Wilbur is at the peak of his form in this stellar translation of an unusual Molière play-populated with Greeks and Greco-Roman gods and flavored with the essences of vaudeville, fan-tasy, high comedy, farce, and even opera. Afterword by...

20.11.2015

The Classic Noh Theatre of Japan
I didn’t find the Noh plays in this volume very compelling. From his Chinese translations, I didn’t expect Pound’s translations of the Noh plays to be particularly true to the original works, but I did expect the language to be much more...

16.03.2018

La resistibile ascesa di Arturo Ui
«La resistibile ascesa di Arturo Ui, scritta nel 1941 in Finlandia, è un tentativo di spiegare al mondo capitalistico l'ascesa di Hitler situandola in un ambiente ad esso familiare. Il verso rende misurabile l'eroismo dei personaggi»....

17.06.2016

Antigone
Thebes is under attack. In a bloody battle outside the city’s gates, the sons of Oedipus fight to the death. King Creon issues an edict: Eteocles, who nobly defended Thebes against his brother and the invading army, is to be buried a hero; the body...

22.03.2015

Ben-Hur
Ben-Hur is one of the best selling books of all times. This poignant novel intertwines the life stories of a Jewish charioteer named Judah Ben-Hur and Jesus Christ. It explores the themes of betrayal and redemption. Ben-Hur's family is wrongly...

03.11.2015

Henry IV
In this meeting of two noted playwrights, Tom Stoppard has made a new version of Luigi Pirandello's masterpiece of madness and sanity. After a fall from his horse, an Italian aristocrat wakes up believing he is the medieval German emperor Henry IV....

21.10.2015

Peer Gynt
In the late fall of 1987, an awkward lad of 17, I fell in love with a married women that killed herself. OK, she was a character in an Ibsen play, but Hedda Gabler was the first fictional heroine that I really fell for. My highschool Literature...

23.09.2016

Echoes
N. Richard NashFull Length, DramaCharacters: 2 male, 1 femaleInterior SetA young man and woman build a low keyed paradise of happiness within an asylum, only to have it shattered by the intrusion of the outside world....

27.02.2018

24 Favorite One Act Plays
Two dozen classic dramas by some of the finest and most famous playwrights of the last hundred years--Anton Chekhov, Noel Coward, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Miller, and A.A. Milne.

31.10.2016

Die Perser / Sieben gegen Theben
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important,...

07.04.2016

Pawns of a House / Los empeños de una casa
Poetry. Anthology. Latin American Studies. RENAMING ECSTACY brings together poets who have explored experiences of the sacred in ways that are unique to the Latin American culture and highlights the richness and complexity of Latino spiritual life....

15.11.2015

Tartuffe eller Den Skinnhellige
Mocking the HeavensAs I read this I was reminded most often of the god-men of India: of their scandals, of their dedicated followers who are so willingly duped, and of the politicians who pretend to be devoted for their own...

06.06.2017

The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume 2
The second and concluding volume of Thornton Wilder's short plays.

20.11.2015

Rahvayana 2
Sinta berubah. Namanya jadi Janaki. Janaki pun berubah. Namanya jadi Waidehi. Tapi, Rahwanatetap mencintainya. Rahwana tetap menjunjungnya, menyembahnya.Terhadap titisan Dewi Widowati itu ia tak menyembah nama. Rahwana menyembah Zat...

07.08.2016

The Broken Heart
Title: The Broken Heart. Acted by the King's Majesties Seruants at the priuate House in the Black-friers.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of...

13.02.2013

The Classic Theatre
I read these years ago. They provided a very good overview of great theatre from each nation. Vol. I Six Italian PlaysThe Mandrake by Niccolo MachiavelliBuzzante Returns from the Wars by Angelo BeolcoThe Three Cuckolds by...

10.01.2013

Dialoghi di profughi
اغلب اثار برتولد برشت به فارسی برگردانده...

15.10.2013

Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama
This revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition is the ideal focal point for the study of Irish literature and culture and, because of its many important twentieth-century works, for the study of drama more generally. This volume includes the...

12.08.2016

Trelawny of the 'Wells'
London, the 1860s.Rose Trelawny is the brightest young star at the Sadler's Wells Theatre. But she's prepared to give it all up for the love of her noble stage door suitor, Arthur Gower. Meanwhile, her colleague at the...

09.05.2016

Chips of Red Paint
Brian Haynes, the third-generation owner of a successful realty company, who married the owner of an even more successful lumber company, remembers back to one pivotal summer during his childhood that changed his perspective on life forever....

28.07.2015

The Fifth Act
The scripts of award-winning film director Ingmar Bergman have been among the most important documents in film history. Though his vision in such films as Wild Strawberries and The Seventh Seal has shaped our thinking about the...

22.01.2017

The Necessity of Theater
What is unique and essential about theater? What separates it from other arts? Do we need "theater" in some fundamental way? The art of theater, as Paul Woodruff says in this elegant and unique book, is as necessary - and as powerful - as language...

24.03.2013

In Loco Parentis
John Campion is the kind of teacher that any child would want for their class.He's also the kind of teacher that lots of mothers want to have. And some of them do.When he becomes aware of the neglect and abuse suffered by a pupil in...

20.10.2013

Foreskin's Lament
It's been a little while since I've read this, but I adored it. McGee explains his views on God in a very humorous, pessimistic, neurotic, Jewish way. It's hilarious. I think anyone who's grown up in any kind of monotheistic religion could relate...

17.02.2016

This Is My Lemonade
"This is My Lemonade," a memoir by Robert Mulkey, follows an unusual 34 year adoption journey. It is an international story involving identity, acceptance, abuse and redemption and the uncomfortable intricacies of not one, but three...

19.04.2017

The Complete Plays of Sophocles
Oedipus the King • Antigone • Electra • AjaxTrachinian Women • Philoctetes • Oedipus at ColonusThe greatest of the Greek tragedians, Sophocles wrote over 120 plays, surpassing his older contemporary Aeschylus...

23.12.2015

Le Bal Des Voleurs
Hellzapoppin' from Jean Anouilh? Yes, this is it--. A breezy and very busy masquerade show in which three would-be robbers at a spa, not unlike the 3 Stooges or the Marx Brothers, wear many disguises on the boardwalk and seek to relieve...

05.10.2016

Seven Plays of the Modern Theater
This book, first published in 1962 still stands as some of the most remarkable, most original pieces of theatre. Any one of these plays is worth reading on its own, and to have them bundled under one cover is a treat for any theatre...

05.08.2015

The Proust Screenplay
In the early 1970s Harold Pinter joined forces with director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray to develop a screenplay of Proust's masterpiece, Remembrance of Things Past. Pinter took more than a year to conceive and write the screenplay...

31.03.2014

The Maids Tragedy
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts...

08.08.2016

The Philanthropist and Other Plays
Christopher James Hampton CBE, FRSL is a British playwright, screen writer and film director. He is best known for his play based on the novel Les Liaisons dangereuses and the film version Dangerous Liaisons (1988) and also more recently for writing...

07.01.2014

Hostel Takeover
Karen Foster has lived a quiet suburban life until the day her husband leaves her. On a whim, Karen and her two best friends, Mixie and Polly, decide to break out of their McMansion comfort zones and backpack their way through Europe like carefree...

10.04.2017

Plays 2
Last month I saw Separate Tables on day time tv; David Niven and Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr and a group of British character actors. Loved it, and was reminded that I've never seen Rattigan's work on stage. So I went looking, and found...

24.06.2014

The Oedipus Tyrannus of Sophocles (1881)
"Look and learn all citizens of Thebes. This is Oedipus.He, who read the famous riddle, and we hailed chief of men,All envied his power, glory, and good fortune.Now upon his head the sea of disaster crashes...

06.12.2013

The Upstart
The son of a poor Yorkshire parson, Hilary Fletcher grows to manhood with a deep loathing of the smug and privileged upper classes, a loathing burned into him by his humiliation at the hands of the wealthy Metherall family. His lust for...

07.02.2016

Bata, Bata... Pa'no Ka Ginawa?
This book is my 158th read book for this year but just the second time that I am giving a 1-star rating. As much as possible, I don't give this rating because there are always somethings to like in a book. Just imagine the hours the writer put in...

16.06.2014

The Widow's Tears
George Chapman (c. 1559 – 12 May 1634) was an English dramatist, translator, and poet. He was a classical scholar whose work shows the influence of Stoicism. Chapman has been identified as the Rival Poet of Shakespeare's sonnets by...

25.04.2016

The Eunuch
When first performed, The Eunuch was a great success. Today, with its larger-than-life characters (particularly the boastful soldier Thraso and the toady Gnatho), its farcical and exaggerated humour and its vigorous action, it strikes the modern...

09.01.2014

The Melting Pot Drama in Four Acts
1915. Zangwill was a prominent Zionist. His writings include novels, essays, poems and plays. This play has become synonymous with the American immigration experience. It is dedicated to Theodore Roosevelt, who at the time promoted a liberal...

09.04.2013

Laugh Lines
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...

15.05.2014

Protector With A Past (Silhouette Intimate Moments, 1091)
No words could terrify Julia Stewart more. After two years of hiding, of dreaming about darkly sensual police detective Cord Hunter, and the life she'd left behind, Cord had found her. And he'd brought their orphaned goddaughter -- a child in...

28.09.2015

Sluha dvou pánů
“Oh bella! Ghe n’è tanti che cerca un padron, e mi ghe n’ho trovà do. Come diavol oia da far? Tutti do no li posso servir. No? E perché no? No la saria una bella cossa servirli tutti do, e guadagnar do salari, e magnar el...

04.10.2016