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AMERICAN QUARTET By Caridad Svich
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Four plays by OBIE-award-winning dramatist Caridad Svich that center on stories of the US' working poor. A tough-minded, lyrical quartet of dramas set in small towns in Texas, Louisiana, North... More > Carolina and the Florida Panhandle - this collection paints a stark, tender portrait of citizens looking for some kind of healing on this here earth. The plays in this limited edition volume are GUAPA, THE WAY OF WATER, SPARK and HIDE SKY. With an introduction by Zac Kline, and essays by Henry Godinez, Heather Helinsky and Caridad Svich.< Less
AMERICAN JORNALERO By Ed Cardona Jr.
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AMERICAN JORNALERO: This new play by playwright Ed Cardona Jr., premiered at INTAR in New York City in May 2012, focuses on the plight of a group of day laborers/jornaleros in Queens. A portrait of... More > the intersecting transient lives in the search for a daily wage in a land of many compromised American dreams. A compassionate, clear-eyed and illuminating look at lives and people too often ignored in the US landscape, AMERICAN JORNALERO is a vibrant play.< Less
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Not My Legacy & Godhead, Apathy And Brad Paisley: Two Short Masonic/Eastern Star Dramas By Aaron Joy
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These two plays are unique additions to the world of Masonic and Eastern Star theater. 'Not My Legacy' is a debate on making a legacy in light of famous Masons and Eastern Star sisters of the past.... More > 'Godhead, Apathy And Brad Paisley' looks at Masons in contemporary rock music, while touching on rap, country music, segregation, Prince Hall and even the Illuminati. 'Not My Legacy' is also available in a Yiddish edition, the first Masonic play translated into Yiddish. Each show features two performers and can be performed by Masons and Eastern Star. They can be performed for the public, but are also a perfect length for lodge meetings. Playwright Aaron Joy is a music writer who has been involved in Masonry in his home of Portland, Maine. His theater work spans on and off stage in the U.S. and Japan, including directing Off-Broadway and tech at San Francisco's Jon Sims Center. While his music work includes owning his own label, Roman Midnight Music, and extensive blogging and podcasting.< Less
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Dark Matters and other plays By Oliver Mayer
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Three new plays from American playwright Oliver Mayer take feisty, sexy, playful turns through stories of politics, identity, freedom, music, and trans-locality. With an introduction by dramatist... More > Velina Hasu Houston.< Less
New World Plays By Lenora Champagne
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NEW WORLD PLAYS is comprised of three lyrical, fantastical works for theatre - ISABELLA DREAMS THE NEW WORLD, MY NEBRASKA, and COATICOOK - by acclaimed writer and performer Lenora Champagne. With a... More > preface by Julie Hébert, introduction by Fiona Templeton and interview with the author by Jim O'Quinn, founding editor of AMERICAN THEATRE magazine.< Less
The Archaeology of Dreams and other plays By Caridad Svich
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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF DREAMS AND OTHER PLAYS collects four of playwright Caridad Svich's epic "fantasias" for the theatre. In addition to the title play, the volume includes THE SPELL OF EDEN,... More > which speculates on the creative relationship among Federico Garcia Lorca, Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel; RELISH MY TEARS, a dark ballad play; and CALCULATING GENESIS, which imagines a poetic memoryscape for mathematicians Paul Erdos, G.H. Hardy, Stanislaw Ulam and John Nash.< Less
The Importance of Staying Earnest By Todd London
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This is an astonishing, indispensable retrospective collection of essays, articles, reviews and reflections on artists by distinguished theatre critic and scholar Todd London, artistic director of... More > New Dramatists. The volume spans writings from 1988-2013 and is collected for the first time. A vital, important anthology for practitioners, scholars, students, and theatre-lovers everywhere.< Less
Caridad Svich: Outlaw Plays By Caridad Svich
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OUTLAW PLAYS by US playwright Caridad Svich focus on characters living outside boundaries imagined and real. The two plays in this volume- KILL TO EAT (a patriot song) and PENSACOLA - are driven by a... More > punk energy in their use of language and the staging of action. Poetic, raw and strange, they traffic and play with genre tropes from pulp fiction, “noir” cinema, and steam-punk literature and are influenced by murder ballads and electric blues.< Less

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The Initiated The Initiated By Micki Voisard
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