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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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...Year of Release: 2014 Marking the centenary on 27 October 2014 of Dylan Thomas's birth, this drama written by acclaimed screenwriter Andrew Davies, explores the final days of this famous poet, known for his wild, hard-drinking lifestyle...
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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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...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...

Harm

Written by

Philip Howard

Edited by

Philip Howard

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Howard ~playauthor~Edited by~ Philip Howard

Nick Hern Books, 2010

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Douglas Maxwell's short play Harm is an intense drama about a father-son relationship.   A father and son wait in a new 'self-harming unit'. As the clock ticks by, the father begins to pour out his guilt, anger...

Heads Up

Written by

Kieran Hurley

~playauthor~Written by~ Kieran Hurley

Oberon Books, 2017

Oberon Modern Plays

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...A teenage girl boils up in rage in a toilet cubicle. A finance worker preaches doom in a busy train station. An absurd coke-addled celebrity races through town on a mission. A paranoid stoner stares blankly at the endless disasters...

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...
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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...