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...Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home...
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...In this biting comedy of errors, the hapless Arnolphe is undone by his own double dealing and double standards. The School for Wives was first performed at the Palais Royal theatre on December 26, 1662, and is considered by many...
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...Adapted from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven’s music soars in the background as a poor young composer named Richard Wagner struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer he idealizes. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance...
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...Richard Dreyfuss and Stacy Keach star in this full-cast performance of Arthur Miller’s classic The Crucible, a central work in the canon of American drama. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, Massachusetts, rumors that women are practicing...

Midnight Movie

Written by

Eve Leigh

~playauthor~Written by~ Eve Leigh

Oberon Books, 2019

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...Someone is having a sleepless night and browsing the internet. A girl fights for her life in a lift. New Window. A protest in Trafalgar Square. New Window. A naked man in a bathtub. New Window. Janelle Monae, dancing...
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...Prize-winning author Joyce Carol Oates turns her satiric eye to Tobias Harte, a man obsessed with perfection in everything from ethics to egg salad. Rollicking comedy ensues as Harte struggles with his highly imperfect family and friends...
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...Molière wrote some of the most durable and penetrating comedies of all time. The Imaginary Cuckold and The School for Husbands are two of his grand farces of marriage and misunderstanding, one set in Paris and the other in the provinces...

Tonight with Donny Stixx

Written by

Philip Ridley

~playauthor~Written by~ Philip Ridley

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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...Donny has committed an act that shocked everyone. Tabloids called him ‘evil’ and The Most Hated Boy Alive. No one can understand why he did what he did. And no one can forgive him. But Donny’s not really interested in forgiveness. All he...
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...A modern dress version directed by David Thacker with Corin Redgrave as Angelo and Juliet Aubrey as Isabella. Modern themes are explored in an age-old play as William Shakespeare explores the darker side of society. Sexually transmitted...

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

Short Guides and Biography

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...Every day, in some part of the world, an Arthur Miller play is performed. In the nearly 60 years since its first production, the Pulitzer Prizewinning Death of a Salesman has been become a classic, a staple...