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Downstate  

Written by

Bruce Norris

~playauthor~Written by~ Bruce Norris

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (1)

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...Bruce Norris's play Downstate is a drama about a group of men convicted of sex crimes against minors, exploring the limits of our compassion and what happens when society deems anyone beyond forgiveness....

The Pain and the Itch

Written by

Bruce Norris

~playauthor~Written by~ Bruce Norris

Nick Hern Books, 2007

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Bruce Norris's play The Pain and the Itch is a social satire about Western liberal hypocrisy. It was originally commissioned by the Philadelphia Theatre Company and received its world premiere at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago,...

Purple Heart

Written by

Bruce Norris

~playauthor~Written by~ Bruce Norris

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Bruce Norris's Purple Heart is a play about a woman dealing with the death of her husband in the Vietnam war, exploring issues of grief, desire and the impact of war. It was first performed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, on 5...

Clybourne Park

Written by

Bruce Norris

~playauthor~Written by~ Bruce Norris

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (15), Female (6), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Bruce Norris's Clybourne Park is an acerbic satire tracing the fault line between race and property through the changing ownership of a property in Clybourne Street, central Chicago. It is also a witty riff on Lorraine Hansberry’s seminal...

The Low Road

Written by

Bruce Norris

~playauthor~Written by~ Bruce Norris

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (45), Female (15), Male (30), Unassigned (0)

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...Bruce Norris's The Low Road is a satirical play in picaresque form about a reckless 18th-century American entrepreneur. It takes aim at free-market economics and cut-throat capitalism, and their consequences for our modern world....
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...Steppenwolf Theatre Company playwright and actor Bruce Norris presents a hilarious comedy in which an actor decides to end his career, burn his headshots and resumés, and become a serious furniture maker. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast...

Within, Without, Withinwards: The Circulation of Sound in Shakespeare’s Theatre

The Arden Shakespeare Library : Shakespeare’s Theatres and the Effects of Performance

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014

Books

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... and Aaron S. Carton , trans. Norris Minick , vol. 1 ( New York , 1987) ,...