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Bryony Lavery

Rage and Reason : Women Playwrights on Playwriting

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1997

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...A champion of gay and lesbian theatre, Bryony Lavery has swum against the mainstream with verve, nerve and success since the beginning of her career in the early seventies. A wizard of humour and theatricality, she has produced a vast array...

What Can You Do?

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Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2012

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...Although his mainstream career has recently included major work for the RSC and the National, the five new pieces collected here show just how close playwright and director Neil Bartlett has stayed to the radical queer cultural roots...

Gay Sweatshop

British Theatre Companies 1980–1994 : Joint Stock Theatre Company, Gay Sweatshop, Théâtre de Complicité, Forced Entertainment, Women’s Theatre Group, and Talawa

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...Introduction In 1985, during its tenth anniversary, designer Kate Owen noted that the ‘men who started up Gay Sweatshop didn’t believe there would still be a need ten years later’ (GS, n.d, 3/17/4). Owen overstates...

Tony Kushner’s Angels in America

Ken Nielsen

Ken Nielsen is in The Princeton Writing Program at Princeton University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Angels in America paved a new way for American theatre in its combination of heightened theatricality and politics. Tony Kushner has emerged as one of the American theatre's leading playwrights and productions worldwide have meant...

Does You Good

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Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2005

Oberon Modern Plays

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...Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest and most individual voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s acclaimed...

Medium Play, Queer Erasures

Stephen O’Neill

Stephen O’Neill is a Lecturer in the Department of English, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Ireland. His most recent book is Shakespeare and YouTube: New Media Forms of the Bard (Bloomsbury, 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and YouTube : New Media Forms of the Bard

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...George Steevens, as quoted in Edmond Malone ’s gloss on Sonnet 20 in The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare , ed...

The Verger Queen or Bette’s Full Service

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Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2005

Oberon Modern Plays

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...Collected for the first time in print, over a decade of texts from one of British theatre’s fiercest and most individual voices, documenting the extraordinary site-specific solo performances which have run parallel to Bartlett’s acclaimed...

Sarah Daniels

Rage and Reason : Women Playwrights on Playwriting

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 1997

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...Brilliantly and savagely funny, Sarah Daniels’s work has achieved major popular success whenever it has been produced, despite a seemingly endless barrage of vitriolic attacks from theatre critics. ‘I feel ill-at-ease in her universe...

Other Funny Stories about Cancer

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Brian Lobel

~playauthor~Written by~ Brian Lobel

Oberon Books, 2012

Oberon Modern Plays

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...Other Funny Stories about Cancer premiered at Live Bait Theater, Chicago in 2006. In it, author Brian Lobel shares his experiences, infusing the “cancer story” with an urgency and humour which is sometimes inappropriate, often salacious...

Sleeping Beauty

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Neil Bartlett

~playauthor~Written by~ Neil Bartlett

Oberon Books, 2012

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...Although his mainstream career has recently included major work for the RSC and the National, the five new pieces collected here show just how close playwright and director Neil Bartlett has stayed to the radical queer cultural roots...