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Christopher Durang Explains It All for You: Six Plays
Christopher Durang Explains It All for You
Six Plays
Paperback      ISBN: 0802132324
Few playwrights have explored as relentlessly as Christopher Durang the pain and confusion of everyday life-or made us laugh so uproariously at the results.
More Pricks Than Kicks
More Pricks Than Kicks
Paperback      ISBN: 080215137x
Beckett's anti-hero, in these ten short stories, is Belacqua, a Dublin student and philanderer
Prometheus Bound / the Suppliants / Seven Against Thebes / the Persians
Prometheus Bound / the Suppliants / Seven Against Thebes / the Persians
Paperback      ISBN: 0140441123
The first of the great Greek tragedians, Aeschylus wrote many plays, of which seven survive. The four in this volume, one based on contemporary events, the others on myth, reflect the morality of contemporary Athens - that is, that reason is the proper principle of civilized life.
Euripides V: Electra, the Phoenician Women, the Bacchae
Euripides V
Electra, the Phoenician Women, the Bacchae
Paperback      ISBN: 0226307840
Each of the sixteen tragedies is preceded by notes on plot, theme, and characters
Three Comedies
Three Comedies
Paperback      ISBN: 014043013x
The Bald Soprano and Other Plays: Bald Soprano/the Lesson/Jack or the Submission/the Chairs
The Bald Soprano and Other Plays
Bald Soprano/the Lesson/Jack or the Submission/the Chairs
Paperback      ISBN: 0802130798
The leading figure of absurdist theater and one of the great innovators of the modern stage, Eugene Ionesco did not write his first play, The Bald Soprano, until 1950. He went on to become an internationally renowned master of modern drama, famous for the comic proportions and bizarre effects that allow his work to be simultaneously hilarious, tragic, and profound.
The Cocktail Party: A Comedy
The Cocktail Party
A Comedy
Paperback      ISBN: 0156182890
Written in verse, this drawing-room comedy is also a commentary on English society
Waiting for Godot: Tragicomedy in 2 Acts
Waiting for Godot
Tragicomedy in 2 Acts
Paperback      ISBN: 0802130348
As Vladimir and Estragon await the arrival of Godot, they discuss their lives and consider hanging themselves, but choose to wait for Godot instead, in the hope that he can tell them what their purpose is.
Tartuffe
Tartuffe
by Moliere
Paperback      ISBN: 0156881802
An imposter cleric gets into the house of the wealthy Orgon, whom he fools into promising him his wealth, position, and his young daughter.
Happy Days: A Play in Two Acts
Happy Days
A Play in Two Acts
Paperback      ISBN: 0802130763
A woman imprisoned in a mound of earth and a man compelled to remain in her presence rationalize their "happy" existence together