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Journey's End: Play

Set in the First World War, Journey's End concerns the lives of a group of British officers on the front line and opens in a dugout in the trenches in France.Raleigh, a new eighteen-year-old officer f..

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June Allen Plays Again : The Pear Tree & Irene

Two plays. The Pear Tree is about a woman who is visited by the spirit of her deceased aunt's sweetheart. He is very similar in personality to the woman's own daughter's boyfriend. The spirit and the ..

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Krapp's Last Tape & Other Shorter Plays, 1936 - 1982 (includes "Play")

Krapp's "Last Tape" was first performed by Patrick Magee at the Royal Court Theatre in October 1958, and described as 'a solo, if that is the word, for one voice and two organs: one human, one mechani..

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Le Malade Imaginaire

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Lieutenant of Inishmore

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Love and Information

From esteemed British playwright Caryl Churchill - a fast moving kaleidoscope - in which more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know. Someone sneezes. Someone can't get a signal..

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Lovelock's Dream Run

Lovelock's Dream Run sets the well-known events of Jack Lovelock's Berlin Olympics in parallel with a conservative boarding school in New Zealand today. New to the third form, Howard 'The Coward' fant..

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Mahabharata: A Play Based Upon the Indian Classic Epic

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Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

'They travelled west for gold, hope and liberty. Liberty's exactly what they're gonna get.' Journey into the Wild West, 1890, in this classic story of good versus evil, of law versus the gun, of one ..

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Medea & Other Plays : Medea / Alcestis / Hippolytus / Children Of Heracles

That proud, impassioned soul, so ungovernable now that she has felt the sting of injustice' "Medea", in which a spurned woman takes revenge upon her lover by killing her children, is one of the most s..

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Mother Courage & Her Children

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Mother Courage and Her Children

Mother Courage was first performed in Zurich in 1941 and is usually seen as Brecht's greatest work. Remaining a powerful indictment of war and social injustice, it is an epic drama set in the seventee..

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Much Ado About Nothing

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessib..

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Need for Words: Voice  and the Text

Patsy Rodenburg explores howwe speak, what we speak and the impact of the spoken word. As one of the world's leading voice coaches, she describes practical ways to approach language, and uses Shakespe..

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Oresteia, An

In this innovative rendition of "The Oresteia", the poet, translator, and essayist Anne Carson combines three different visions - Aischylos' 'Agamemnon', Sophokles' 'Elektra', and Euripides' 'Orestes'..

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Phaedra's Love

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Plays 1 (including Living Quarters)

A collection of six plays by the Irish playwright, Brian Friel. ..

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Plays 2 : Break of Day / After Darwin / Credible Witness / Ash Girl / Dianeira
Plays 2 : The Misanthrope, Phaedra Britannica & The Prince's Plays

This volume features "The Prince's Play", "The Misanthrope", and "Phaedra Britannica", translated from French. ..

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Plays One

Contains the following: "Birthday Party", "The Room", "Dumb Waiter", "Slight Ache", "The Hothouse", "Night Out", Black and White (Prose), "The Examination" ..

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Plays Two (Doll's House, An Enemy of the People, Hedda Gabler)

This volume contains Ibsen's two most famous and frequently read, studied and performed plays about women: A Doll's House (1879), his first international success, which 'exploded like a bomb into cont..

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Plenty

This play ran at the National Theatre, London, throughout 1978 and the New York production in the autumn of 1982 was equally well received. In counterpointing the experiences of an Englishwoman helpin..

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Pocket Playhouse: Thirty-six short entertainments

Pocket Playhouse is Michael Frayn's latest imaginative offering that brings the stage to the page. In thirty-six comic sketches, he provides a tour de force of theatrical imagination and satire. Each ..

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Practical Handbook for the Actor, A

Six actors and actresses explain their philosophy concerning the theater, discuss physical action, scene analysis, costume, makeup, and mannerisms, and identify the common problems working actors must..

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Provoked Wife, The

In this late Restoration comedy Vanbrugh not only pushes the unhappily married couple, which had been good for no more than a raucous subplot in earlier comedies of manners, centre-stage - he also mak..

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Reader in Tragedy: An Anthology of Classical Criticism to Contemporary Theory

This unique anthology presents the important historical essays on tragedy, ranging from antiquity to the present, divided into historical periods and arranged chronologically. Across its span, it tra..

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Romeo and Juliet (Oxford School Shakespeare)

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessib..

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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Acclaimed as a modern dramatic masterpiece, "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" is the fabulously inventive tale of "Hamlet" as told from the worm's-eye view of the bewildered Rosencrantz and Gui..

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Tom Stoppard's reputation as a playwright was made when his dazzling debut, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, opened at the National Theatre. Fifty years later, the play's wit, stagecraft and ver..

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Sanford Meisner On Acting

This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecti..

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Short Plays of Harold Pinter

Includes: The Room, The Dumb Waiter, A Slight Ache, A Night Out, Night School, The Collection, The Dwarfs, The Lover, Tea Party, The Basement, Landscape, Silence, Monologue, Family Voices, A Kind of A..

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Shuriken (New Zealand playscripts)

Published 1984 The Japanese Military Field Code was explicit: 'Japanese forces do not surrender to the enemy under any circumstances.' How then would the eight hundred or so prisoners who found themse..

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Skin Tight

I'm not afraid, Tom. Sooner or later your life becomes parched. Its rivers run thin. Its mountains have melted into the distance as blue and cool as memories. An ordinary couple with an extraordinary ..

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Speaking With Skill: An Introduction to Knight-Thompson Speech Work

'Dudley Knight is one of the most respected voice and speech teachers in North America and highly regarded internationally.' Janet Madelle Feindel, Professor of Voice and Alexander, Carnegie Mellon Un..

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Stanislavski : The Basics

Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines ..

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Stanislavski in Rehearsal

Reprint of the 2001 Methuen edition with a new cover A rare insider's account of the true story behind the development of the famous Stanislavski method. Vasili Toporkov was one of the rare outsi..

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Streetcar Named Desire

It is a very short list of 20th-century American plays that continueto have the same power and impact as when they first appeared 57 yearsafter its Broadway premiere, Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar N..

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Ta Matou Mangai: Three Plays of the 1990s: New Zealand Playscripts: Whatungarongaro / Taku Mangai / Irirangi Bay
The Scene Study Book: Roadmap to Success

Straightforward and readable, "The Scene Study Guide Book" is a practical, step-by-step guide that runs from the analysis of basic story structure - including conflict and story arc - to making choice..

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Theater Games for Rehearsal: A Director's Handbook (Updated Edition)

Gives advice on selecting a play, auditioning a cast, and creating a stage space, shows how to conduct acting workshops, and demonstrates rehearsal techniques...

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Theatre of the Absurd

The 'Theatre of the Absurd' has become a familiar term to describe a group of radical European playwrights - writers such as Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet and Harold Pinter - whose dark, ..

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Theban Plays : King Oedipus / Oedipus at Colonus / Antigone

The legends surrounding the royal house of Thebes inspired Sophocles (496-406 BC) to create a powerful trilogy about mankind's struggle against fate. "King Oedipus" tells of a man who brings pestilenc..

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Three Plays : Skintight / Mo & Jess Kill Susie / An Unseasonable Fall of Snow

Three Plays Gary Henderson begins with one of New Zealand's most beloved plays, Skin Tight, a sensual love story drawn from the classic Denis Glover poem 'The Magpies'. A 1998 Edinburgh Fringe First w..

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Top Girls

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Topdog/Underdog

Extraordinary new departure for leading black American woman playwright - a piercing play about two men. A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks's latest riff on..

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Tragedy of Mr. Morn

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Truth in Comedy: Manual of Improvisation

The 'Harold', an innovative improvisational tool, helped many actors on the road to TV and film stardom, including George Wendt (Norm on Cheers). Now it is described fully in this new book for would-b..

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Twelfth Night

Critically acclaimed as one of Shakespeare's most complex and intriguing plays, Twelfth Night is a classic romantic comedy of mistaken identities. In recent years it has returned to the centre of crit..

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Twelfth Night (Folger Shakespeare)

Each edition includes: - Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play - Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play - Scene-by-scene plot..

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Twelfth Night, or What You Will: With New and Updated Critical Essays and a Revised Bibliography

The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's comedy of lovers misled. Romantic folly and false identites abound as an unusual love triangle takes the stage in this play about Orsino, the infat..

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Two Plays : Bare / No. 2

" No. 2" - Nanna Maria decides it is time to hand over the reigns of the family to her as yet unnamed successor. She orders a feast, and while the family prepare and await her decision, we get to know..

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