The Colored Museum

Grove Press - Wolfe's fearless humor, and it's a most liberating revolt!" - Frank Rich, The New York Times; "Brings forth a bold new voice that is bound to shake up blacks and whites with separate-but-equal impartiality. The colored museum has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be black in contemporary America.

Its eleven "exhibits" undermine black stereotypes old and new, and return to the facts of what being black means. True satire. Jack kroll, Newsweek. Mr. Wolfe is the kind of satirist who takes no prisoners. The shackles of the past have been defied by Mr.

Zoot Suit and Other Plays

Arte Publico Pr - Luis valdez, is the director of the famous farm-worker theater, the most recognized and celebrated Hispanic playwright of our times, El Teatro Campesino. The anthology also includes an introduction by noted theater critic Dr. Jorge huerta of the University of California-San Diego. This collection contains 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.

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Dutchman and The Slave: Two Plays

Harper Perennial - They illuminate as with a flash of lightning a deadly serious problem--and they bring an eloquent and exceptionally powerful voice to the American theatre. Dutchman opened in new york city on march 24, 1964, to perhaps the most excited acclaim ever accorded an off-Broadway production and shortly thereafter received the Village Voice's Obie Award.

The slave, which was produced off-Broadway the following fall, continues to be the subject of heated critical controversy. Centered squarely on the negro-white conflict, both Dutchman and The Slave are literally shocking plays--in ideas, in language, in honest anger. Used book in Good Condition. Morrow.

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Scribner - A revolutionary, award-winning play by a lauded playwright and poet about the experiences of women of color. From its inception in california in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, inspired, the Obie Award-winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, and transformed audiences all over the country.

Here is the complete text, with stage directions, of a groundbreaking dramatic prose poem written in vivid and powerful language that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world. First published in 1975 when it was praised by The New Yorker for "encompassing. Every feeling and experience a woman has ever had, " for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf will be read and performed for generations to come.

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf - Morrow. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it is to be of color and female in the twentieth century. Used book in Good Condition. Scribner.

Acting Edition Acting Edition for Theater Productions - How I Learned to Drive

Dramatists Play Service - How i learned to drive is the story of a woman who learns the rules of the road and life from behind the wheel. Used book in Good Condition. Scribner. Morrow. A comedy/drama for a cast of 2 men and 3 women flexible casting. A wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man.

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Theatre Communications Group - Used book in Good Condition. The play tells the story of lincoln and Booth, two brothers whose names were given to them as a joke, foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. She is currently head of the A. S. K. Theater projects writing for Performance Program at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia.

Haunted by the past, the brothers are forced to confront the shattering reality of their future. Suzan-lori parks is the author of numerous plays, including In the Blood and Venus. Scribner. Used book in Good Condition. A darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity is Suzan-Lori Parks latest riff on the way we are defined by history.

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The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later

Vintage - Used book in Good Condition. In this expanded edition, it is joined by an essential and moving sequel to the original play. On october 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation.

. Used book in Good Condition. The two plays together comprise an epic and deeply moving theatrical cycle that explores the life of an American town over the course a decade. Matthew shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the event was deeply personal. In the laramie project: ten years later, the troupe revisits the town a decade after the tragedy, finding a community grappling with its legacy and its place in history.

The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later - The laramie project, one of the most-performed theater pieces in America, has become a modern classic. Scribner. In the aftermath, moisés kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and conducted more than 200 interviews with its citizens. Used book in Good Condition. Morrow. From the transcripts, the playwrights constructed an extraordinary chronicle of life in the town after the murder.

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Disgraced: A Play

Back Bay Books - Scribner. Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. But watching these characters rip into these forbidden topics, there's no arguing that they make for ear-tickling good theater" New York Times. Everyone has been told that politics and religion are two subjects that should be off-limits at social gatherings.

In dialogue that bristles with wit and intelligence, Akhtar puts contemporary attitudes toward religion under a microscope, revealing how tenuous self-image can be for people born into one way of being who have embraced another. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Add a liberal flow of alcohol and a couple of major secrets suddenly revealed, and you've got yourself one dangerous dinner party" Associated Press.

Disgraced: A Play - Vintage Books. Sparkling and combustible" bloomberg Businessweek, "DISGRACED rubs all kinds of unexpected raw spots with intelligence and humor" Newsday. Morrow.

M. Butterfly: With an Afterword by the Playwright

Plume - During the show's 777-performance run, David Dukes, Tony Randall, Anthony Hopkins, and John Rubinstein were also cast as Gallimard. Morrow. Used book in Good Condition. Scribner. Butterfly was an immediate sensation when it premiered in 1988. It opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions.

Back Bay Books. He recalls a time when song liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly. How could he have known that his true love was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? The diplomat relives the twenty-year affair from the temptation to the seduction, from its consummation to the scandal that ultimately consumed them both.

M. Butterfly: With an Afterword by the Playwright - M. Used book in Good Condition. Hwang adapted the play for a 1993 film directed by David Cronenberg, starring Jeremy Irons and John Lone. Text of the original broadway production used book in Good Condition. Winner of the tony award for best play, and soon to be back on broadway in a revival directed by the Lion King's Julie Taymor, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, starring Clive Owen"A brilliant play of ideas… a visionary work that bridges the history and culture of two worlds.

Frank rich, and inspired by giacomo puccini's opera Madama Butterfly,  New York TimesBased on a true story that stunned the world, M.

Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

Focal Press - Used book in Good Condition. Back Bay Books. Treatments of both classic and unconventional plays are combined with clear examples, end-of-chapter questions, and stimulating summaries that will allow actors, directors and designers to immediately incorporate the concepts and processes into their theatre production work.

Script analysis for actors, directors, and Designers teaches the skills of script analysis using a formalist approach that examines the written part of a play to gauge how the play should be performed and designed. Vintage Books. Scribner. Focal Press. Great product! Now thoroughly revised, the fifth edition contains a new section on postmodernism and postdramatic methods of script analysis, along with additional material for designers.

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Fires in the Mirror

Anchor - Vintage Books. Focal Press. Used book in Good Condition. Morrow. Great product! Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. Scribner. Used book in Good Condition. Derived from interviews with a wide range of  people who experienced or observed New York's 1991  Crown Heights racial riots, Fires In The  Mirror is as distinguished a work of  commentary on black-white tensions as it is a  work of drama.

In august 1991 simmering tensions in the racially polarized Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood of Crown Heights exploded into riots after a black boy was killed by a car in a rabbi's motorcade and a Jewish student was slain by blacks in retaliation. Fires in the mirror is dramatist Anna Deavere Smith's stunning exploration of the events and emotions leading up to and following the Crown Heights conflict.

Fires in the Mirror - Through her portrayals of more than two dozen Crown eights adversaries, using verbatim excerpts from their observations derived from interviews she conducted, and eyewitnesses, Smith provides a brilliant, victims, Rashoman-like documentary portrait of contemporary ethnic turmoil.