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...After Vladimir Lenin’s death, Stalin orders two Jewish scientists to preserve Lenin’s body for all time. If they succeed, the rewards will be considerable. If not, it’s the gulag – or worse. Based on real events, Vern Theissen’s nimble dark...
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...A timely docudrama about The Washington Post’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top secret study documenting U.S. involvement in Vietnam. The subsequent trial tested the parameters of the First Amendment, pitting the public...
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...This darkly satirical drama by Gore Vidal finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president, and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation's destiny. The political intrigues rampant...

The Mill: Part I: Now We Are Brody

Written by

Matthew MacFadzean

~playauthor~Written by~ Matthew MacFadzean

Playwrights Canada Press, 2011

Playwrights Canada Press

Playtext

Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (6), Female (3), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...It’s 1854 at the start of Now We Are Brody. The mill is boarded up as the townsfolk attempt to bury a dark shame from their past, but the arrival of a young woman with the deed to the mill threatens to unearth its secret...

Cordon

Written by

Nebojsa Romcevic

~playauthor~Written by~ Nebojsa Romcevic

Aurora Metro Books, 2000

Aurora Metro Books

Playtext

Scenes: 13, Roles: Total (8), Female (2), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...A group of Special Police in Belgrade incite a riot at a peaceful protest, maliciously beating a student. A harsh indictment of the brutality and corruption of the Milosevic regime. Banned throughout Yugoslavia...
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...When a small town relies on tourists flocking to its baths, will a report of dangerously polluted waters be enough to shut them down? Henrik Ibsen weighs the cost of public health versus a town’s livelihood in An Enemy of the People...

Knuckle

Written by

David Hare

~playauthor~Written by~ David Hare

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (10), Female (2), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Knuckle combines surrealism and satire in a breathlessly fast-moving plot when Curly Delafield, mercenary soldier and gun-runner, returns to Guilford to find out what has happened to his sister Sarah...

Language Rooms  

~playauthor~Written by~ Yussef El Guindi , Michael Malek Najjar ~playauthor~Edited by~ Michael Malek Najjar

Methuen Drama, 2019

Bloomsbury Publishing

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...A dystopian reflection of the vast network of black site/secret prisons established by the Central Intelligence Agency after 9/11 with the aim of confidentially detaining those deemed terrorists and subjecting them to indefinite detention...

Blue Murder

Written by

Peter Nichols

~playauthor~Written by~ Peter Nichols

Methuen Drama, 1996

Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 3

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...Blue Murder is a two-part farce, energetic and impossibly self-referential, in which conservative suburbia and Whitehall collide with murders, porn stars and blackmailers, and a playwright trying to keep up with them all...
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...Richard Dreyfuss, Kelsey Grammer and Stacy Keach star in one of Shakespeare's most revered tragedies. The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls...