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...David Mamet’s gift for storytelling and forging poetry from both the plain-spoken and profane turns an ill-conceived scheme to steal a rare coin into a triumph of dramatic art. In a junk shop, three men of different generations plan...
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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...
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...A comedy-drama about the good-hearted workers at North Shore Fish, a seafood processing plant in Gloucester, Massachusetts. When a government inspector lays down the law, their jobs and lives face irrevocable changes. An L.A. Theatre Works...
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..."A group of low-ranking real estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company’s wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels. A 1984...
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...The artist Mark Rothko has just hired Ken, an aspiring artist, to be his assistant – and errand boy. Ken discovers that Rothko’s temper can run hot; but as he gets to know his boss better, he finds that Rothko has opened him up to more than...

Silk Road (How to Buy Drugs Online)  

Written by

Alex Oates

~playauthor~Written by~ Alex Oates

Methuen Drama, 2018

Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (5), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...How is it delivered? That's the best bit! Royal Mail. Postman Pat brings your smack to your door with a smile and his black and white cat is none the wiser. Bruce is nineteen, unemployed and living...
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...Barbara is a major in the Salvation Army - but she’s also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a man who’s made millions from the sale of weapons of war. The real battle, however, rages between between the devilish father and his idealistic...

A Bold Stroke for a Wife

Written by

Susanna Centlivre

~playauthor~Written by~ Susanna Centlivre

Aurora Metro Books, 2009

Aurora Metro Books

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (11), Female (3), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Though critics and literary historians have always had to admit that Susanna Centlivre’s comedies were extremely popular, they have tended to devote themselves to a search for evidence in them of supposed deficiencies of ‘the female pen...
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...Commerce and heroism clash when a titan of American businessmen orchestrates a U.S. invasion of Mexico. This long-lost 1927 Broadway melodrama combines the crackling dialogue and riveting storytelling of the Front Page with Wag the Dog...

Savages

Written by

Christopher Hampton

~playauthor~Written by~ Christopher Hampton

Faber and Faber, 1997

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 22, Roles: Total (11), Female (1), Male (10), Unassigned (0)

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...An English diplomat, Alan West, is kidnapped by a political movement in Brazil and kept as a prisoner. Meanwhile, hundreds of Brazilian natives are being slaughtered in countless brutal ways – but the public’s focus is on one of these two...