Winner of the 2003 Pulitizer Prize for Drama." . . there are many kinds of light.The light of fires. The light of stars.The light that reflects off rivers.Light that penetrates through cracks.Then there's the type of light that reflects off the skin."--Nilo Cruz, "Anna in the Tropics"This lush roman..
The Viewpoints is a technique of improvisation that grew out of the postmodern dance world. It was first articulated by choreographer Mary Overlie, who broke down the two dominant issues performers deal with--space and time--into six categories. Since that time, directors Anne Bogart and Tina Landau..
'King Hedley II' is the eight work in August Wilson's 10-play cycle chronicling, decade by decade, the history of the African American experience in the 20th century. This one is set in the 1980s and tells the story of an ex-con in post-Reagan Pittsburgh trying to rebuild his life...
"Passionate. Show-stopping. Daringly over-the-top and impressively consistent in its delirious excess. "The Clean House" shines."--"New Haven Advocate"""The Clean House" is not, by any means, a traditional boy-meets-girl story. In fact disease, death, and dirt are among the subjects it addresses. Th..
"A superb new drama written by John Patrick Shanley. It is an inspired study in moral uncertainty with the compellingly certain structure of an old-fashioned detective drama. Even as "Doubt" holds your conscious attention as an intelligently measured debate play, it sends off stealth charges that go..
"No one except perhaps Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams has aimed so high and achieved so much in the American theater."--John Lahr, "The New Yorker""A swelling battle hymn of transporting beauty. Theatergoers who have followed August Wilson's career will find in Gem a touchstone for everything..
Set in 1997 in a storefront redevelopment office in Pittsburgh's Hill District, 'Radio Golf' is the concluding play in August Wilson's monumental ten-play cycle chronicling African American life during the 20th century...
A pungent play of ideas with a big heart. Yellow Face brings to the national discussion about race a sense of humor a mile wide, an even-handed treatment and a hopeful, healing vision of a world that could be.--Variety Charming, touching, and cunningly organized as well as funny, with] an Ibsenite ..
McCraney's richly drawn characters and colloquial poetry . . . manages to sound both epic and rooted in a specific place. Listen closely, and you might hear that thrilling sound that is one of the main reasons we go to the theater, that beautiful music of a new voice.-The New York TimesTaut, express..
Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for DramaA powerhouse drama. . . . Lynn Nottage's beautiful, hideous and unpretentiously important play is] a shattering, intimate journey into faraway news reports.--Linda Winer, NewsdayAn intense and gripping new drama . . . the kind of new play we desperately ne..
A fascinating, funny and evocative play. . . . Ruhl develops the story with the enticing blend of irreverent humor and skewed realism. . . . It's beautiful. -San Francisco Chronicle This] breathtakingly inventive addition to Ruhl's singular body of work . . . has the potential to be a modern master..
Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama"Rock is alive and rolling like thunder in "Next to Normal." It's the best musical of the season by a mile . . . an emotional powerhouse with a fire in its soul and a wicked wit that burns just as fiercely."--"Rolling Stone" "No show on Broadway right now m..
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama"Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes""Part One, Millennium Approaches""Part Two, Perestroika" "A vast, miraculous play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama." - Frank Rich, "..
"Baker may just have the subtlest way with exposition of anyone writing for the theater today... There is something distinctly Chekhovian in the way her writing accrues weight and meaning simply through compassionate, truthful observation." --Charles Isherwood, "New York Times""Baker has a soft spot..
"Marvelous . . . the conceit is elegantly of a piece, yet Hwang is able to keep turning it in on itself to reveal new ambiguities, absurdities, subversions and paradoxes."--"Chicago Reader""Hwang's plays collectively chart the evolving definition of what it is to be an 'American.' . . . His art has ..
"Caryl Churchill is a dramatist who must surely be amongst the best half-dozen now writing... a playwright of genuine audacity and assurance, able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual, resonant and dramatically riveting." - Benedict Nightingale Someone sneezes. Someon..
Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama "Funny, heartbreaking, sly and unblinking..."The Flick" may be the best argument anyone has yet made for the continued necessity and profound uniqueness of theater." --Jesse Green, "New York" "Hilarious and ineffably touching...Ms. Baker's peerless aptitud..
"A tremendous achievement in American playwriting: a tragicomic populist portrait of a tough land and a tougher people."—Time Out New York"Tracy Letts' August: Osage County is what O'Neill would be writing in 2007. Letts has recaptured the nobility of American drama's mid-century heyday while st..
One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing of the nature of human suffering. Mr. Rudall s splendid translation brings a new power and sp..
La muerte y la doncella, la obra latinoamericana mas representada en la historia del mundo, ha llegado a constituirse en un clasico sobre la justicia y el perdon, la memoria y el olvido. Dorfman se ha propuesto a explorar preguntas pocas veces hechas en voz alta: "Como pueden los represores y los op..