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...Addiction, pain, and explosive tempers are not exactly what you’d call the ingredients for a side-splitting comedy. Yet Stephen Adly Guirgis has created a profane, hilarious masterpiece that earned a “hatful” of theatrical accolades...
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...Starring Mark Ruffalo, Josh Hamilton and Missy Yager, the original cast was reunited for this exclusive L.A. Theatre Works performance of This is Our Youth. In 1982, on Manhattan's Upper West Side, three pot-smoking teenagers...

Largo Desolato

Written by

Vaclav Havel

~playauthor~Written by~ Vaclav Havel

Faber and Faber, 1994

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (12), Female (3), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...The first production of this English text of Largo Desolato was at the Bristol Old Vic in October 1986...
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...A highly -placed school official is accused of buying drugs on the street. Is he an out-of-control addict or a victim of discrimination? Voir Dire - a legal term meaning “to say what is true”- is the story of the racially-mixed jurors who...
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...Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play, Tracy Letts' darkly comic epic offers a painfully funny look at a family struggling in the desolate heart of America. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast recording, featuring members of the original...

Life and Beth

Written by

Alan Ayckbourn

~playauthor~Written by~ Alan Ayckbourn

Faber and Faber, 2011

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (8), Female (4), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...‘A wise, humane, funny play about the inevitability of death and the continuity of life.’ Guardian Life and Beth was first performed at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough...

The Blue Room

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 1998

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 10, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Schnitzler described Reigen, his loose series of sexual sketches, as ‘completely unprintable’. The company that first presented them was prosecuted for obscenity in 1921. It was only when Max Ophuls made his famous film in 1950...

Communion

Written by

Daniel MacIvor

~playauthor~Written by~ Daniel MacIvor

Playwrights Canada Press, 2016

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (3), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...In Communion, a recovering alcoholic and her estranged daughter try to negotiate a new relationship in spite of vastly different lifestyles...

Five @ Fifty

Written by

Brad Fraser

~playauthor~Written by~ Brad Fraser

Playwrights Canada Press, 2012

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (5), Female (5), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...When Olivia loses control at her 50th birthday party, her four best friends decide to intervene once and for all, much to the irritation of Olivia and her lover, Norma. But is she the only one battling a demon? Or do each of these women...

Sweet Nothings

From an original work by

Arthur Schnitzler

~playauthor~Written by~ David Harrower , Arthur Schnitzler ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Arthur Schnitzler

Faber and Faber, 2010

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (7), Female (3), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A young man has an affair with a married woman. He is terrified her husband will challenge him to a duel and kill him. Meanwhile he toys with the affections of another and, for a moment, life seems full of joy...