The Best Plays Theater Yearbook 2007-2008
ISBN10: 0879103663 ISBN13: 9780879103668 Publisher: Proscenium Pub Published: Oct 1 2009 Pages: 577 Weight: 2.25lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
Continuing a tradition that dates back to 1920, this beloved annual honors 10 new plays and musicals and three regional plays cited in the Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Awards and Citations competition. As always, The Best Plays Theater Yearbook includes a comprehensive collection of facts and figures about the year in United States theatre. The Best Plays of 2007-2008 were chosen from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway productions of new plays that opened between June 1, 2007 and May 31, 2008. Individual essays celebrate each work. The plays are: Adding Machine, by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt; August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts; The Farnsworth Invention, by Aaron Sorkin; Dividing the Estate, by Horton Foote; Eurydice, by Sarah Ruhl; 100 Saints You Should Know, by Kate Fodor; The Receptionist, by Adam Bock; Rock 'n' Roll, by Tom Stoppard; The Seafarer, by Conor McPherson; Yellow Face, by David Henry Hwang. SPECIAL CITATION: Peter and Jerry, by Edward Albee.