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The Complete Talking Heads

By: Alan Bennett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Picador: May 2003

Seller ID: 45398

ISBN: 031242308X

Condition: Used - Good


Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply felt humanity. In "Bed Among the Lentils," a vicar's wife discovers a semblance of happiness with an Indian shop owner. In "A Chip in the Sugar," a man's life begins to unravel when he discovers his aging mother has rekindled an old flame. In "A Lady of Letters," a busybody pays a price for interfering in her neighbor's life. First produced for BBC television in 1988 to great critical acclaim, the Talking Heads monologues also appeared ... View more info

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Caligula and Three Other Plays

By: Albert Camus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: February 1962

Seller ID: 108309

ISBN: 0394702077

Condition: Used - Good


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Four Black Revolutionary Plays

By: Amiri Baraka

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd: July 2000

Seller ID: 119869

ISBN: 0714530050

Condition: Used - Good


The sum total of three hundred years of contained fury, these four plays are powerful statements about the real meaning of white oppression of black people. in their militancy and anger, they perfectly express the mood and frustrations of black America. View more info

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The Rover and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Aphra Behn

Price: $5.48

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: May 2000

Seller ID: 59345

ISBN: 0192834517

Condition: Used - Good


Aphra Behn (1640-89) was both successful and controversial in her own lifetime; her achievements are now recognized less equivocally and her plays, often revived, demonstrate wit, compassion and remarkable range. This edition brings together her most important comedies in a single volume: The Rover, her best-known play; The Feigned Courtesans, a lively comedy of intrigue; The Lucky Chance, a comedy with a bitter edge, which takes a satirical look at marriage customs; and the dazzling and popular farce, The Emperor of the Moon. All the plays have been newly edited and are presented with moderni... View more info

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Death and the Maiden

By: Ariel Dorfman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: December 1994

Seller ID: 113839

ISBN: 0140246843

Condition: Used - Good


Ariel Dorfman's explosively provocative, award-winning drama is set in a country that has only recently returned to democracy. Gerardo Escobar has just been chosen to head the commission that will investigate the crimes of the old regime when his car breaks down and he is picked up by the humane doctor Roberto Miranda. But in the voice of this good Samaritan, Gerardo's wife, Paulina Salas, thinks she recognizes another man--the one who raped and tortured her as she lay blindfolded in a military detention center years before. View more info

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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 94541

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of witchhunting, The Crucible brilliantly explores the threshold between individual guilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and ... View more info

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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 94558

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of witchhunting, The Crucible brilliantly explores the threshold between individual guilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and ... View more info

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The Crucible (Penguin Plays)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1976

Seller ID: 108472

ISBN: 0140481389

Condition: Used - Good


The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft--and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. First produced in 1953, at a time when America was convulsed by a new epidemic of witchhunting, The Crucible brilliantly explores the threshold between individual guilt and mass hysteria, personal spite and ... View more info

The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Penguin Classics: October 1995

Seller ID: 110301

ISBN: 0140189645

Condition: Used - Good


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The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Penguin Classics: October 1995

Seller ID: 110597

ISBN: 0140189645

Condition: Used - Good


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The Crucible

By: Arthur Miller

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: March 2003

Seller ID: 118616

ISBN: 0142437336

Condition: Used - Good


From Arthur Miller, America's most celebrated playwright, a searing portrait of a community engulfed by hysteria, inspired by Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-communist "witch-hunts" in the 1950s"I believe that the reader will discover here the essential nature of one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history," Arthur Miller wrote in an introduction to "The Crucible," his classic play about the witch-hunts and trials in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts. In the rigid theocracy of Salem, rumors that women are practicing witchcraft galvanize the town's most basic fears a... View more info

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The Captain's Tiger

By: Athol Fugard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: April 1999

Seller ID: 119856

ISBN: 1559361646

Condition: Used - Good


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The Road to Mecca

By: Athol Fugard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: January 1993

Seller ID: 119857

ISBN: 0930452798

Condition: Used - Good


A South African pastor and a young teacher from Cape Town battle over the fate of an eccentric elderly widow. View more info

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Valley Song

By: Athol Fugard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: April 1996

Seller ID: 119858

ISBN: 1559361190

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Playland and A Place with the Pigs

By: Athol Fugard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group: October 1993

Seller ID: 119859

ISBN: 1559360712

Condition: Used - Good


The latest passionate drama from South African Athol Fugard portrays in moving, personal terms the recent conflicts, fears and hopes that have reshaped the political landscape of his native land. "If there is a more urgent and indispensable playwright in world theatre, I don't know who it could be."--Jack Kroll, "Newsweek " View more info

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Translations: A Play (Faber Paperbacks)

By: Brian Friel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: March 1995

Seller ID: 104149

ISBN: 0571117422

Condition: Used - Good


The action takes place in late August 1833 at a hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. In a nearby field camps a recently arrived detachment of the Royal Engineers, making the first Ordnance Survey. For the purposes of cartography, the local Gaelic place names have to be recorded and rendered into English. In examining the effects of this operation on the lives of a small group, Brian Friel skillfully reveals the far-reaching personal and cultural effects of an action which is at first sight purely administrative. View more info

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Doctor Faustus (Signet Classics)

By: Christopher Marlowe

Price: $2.48

Publisher: Signet Classics: February 2001

Seller ID: 94155

ISBN: 0451527798

Condition: Used - Good


Based on the legend of an early sixteenth-century astrologer and necromancer. Doctor Faustus is an enduring tale of the brilliant mind of a mortal man -- and the soul he sold to the devil...This new edition includes a revised introduction, a history of the play on stage, and an updated bibliography by the editor, Sylvan Barnet of Tufts University. View more info

Kenneth Grahame's The wind in the willows: A musical

By: Douglas Post

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dramatic Pub. Co: January 1987

Seller ID: 111987

ISBN: 087129172X

Condition: Used - Good


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The Bald Soprano and Other Plays: The Bald Soprano; The Lesson; Jack, or the Submission; The Chairs

By: Eugene Ionesco

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press: January 1982

Seller ID: 119877

ISBN: 0802130798

Condition: Used - Good


The leading figure of absurdist theater and one of the great innovators of the modern stage, Eugene Ionesco (1909-94) 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. As Ionesco has said, "Theater is not literature. . . . It is simply what cannot be expressed by any other means." View more info

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The Iceman Cometh

By: Eugene O'Neill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage: November 1999

Seller ID: 54416

ISBN: 0375709177

Condition: Used - Good


"Spellbinding--soaring theater--. For reasons that remain mysterious, it seems especially moving today."--"The New York Times" Eugene O'Neill mined the tragedies of his own life for this depiction of a seedy, skid row saloon in 1912, peopled by society's failures: worn-out anarchists, failed con artists, drifters, whores, pimps, and informers. The pipe-dreaming drunks of Harry Hope's bar numb themselves with rotgut gin and make grandiose plans, while waiting for the annual appearance of the big-spending, fast-talking salesman, Hickey. But this year's visit fails to bring the expected good ... View more info

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Arms and the Man (Shaw Library)

By: George Bernard Shaw

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 1988

Seller ID: 21349

ISBN: 0140450351

Condition: Used - Good


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John Bull's Other Island

By: George Bernard Shaw

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society: September 2004

Seller ID: 60037

ISBN: 1595402446

Condition: Used - Good


Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. 1st World Library-Literary Society is a non-profit educational organization. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - Great George Street, Westminster, is the address of Doyle and Broadbent, civil engineers. On the threshold one reads that the firm consists of Mr Lawrence Doyle and Mr Thomas Broadbent, and that their rooms are on the first floor. Most of their rooms are private; for the partners, being bachelors and bosom friends, live there; and the door marked Private, n... View more info

Moonlight

By: Harold Pinter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press: June 1994

Seller ID: 119862

ISBN: 0802133932

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Ashes to Ashes

By: Harold Pinter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press: March 1997

Seller ID: 119873

ISBN: 0802135102

Condition: Used - Good


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Hedda Gabler (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: August 1990

Seller ID: 71730

ISBN: 0486264696

Condition: Used - Good


This dark psychological drama was first produced in Norway in 1890 and depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine: the infamous Hedda Gabler. Readers will discover a masterly exploration of the nature of evil, along with the potential for tragedy that lies in human frailty. A true masterpiece. View more info

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A Doll's House (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Henrik Ibsen

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: February 1992

Seller ID: 88524

ISBN: 0486270629

Condition: Used - Good


One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, displaying Ibsen's genius for realistic prose drama. A classic expression of women's rights, the play builds to a climax in which the central character, Nora, rejects a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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The Maids and Deathwatch: Two Plays

By: Jean Genet

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Grove Press: February 1994

Seller ID: 119875

ISBN: 080215056X

Condition: Used - Good


The two plays collected in this volume represent Genet's first attempts to analyze the mores of a bourgeois society he had previously been content simply to vilify. In The Maids, two domestic workers, deeply resentful of their inferior social position, try to revenge themselves against society by destroying their employer. When their attempt to betray their mistress's lover to the police fails and they are in danger of being found out, they dream of murdering Madame, little aware of the true power behind their darkest fantasy. In Deathwatch, two convicts try to impress a third, who is on t... View more info

Luther - A Play

By: John Osborne

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet / New Am. Library: January 1963

Seller ID: 122647

ISBN: B000GSKDJO

Condition: Used - Good


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Me, My Selfie & I

By: Jonathan Dorf

Price: $4.48

Publisher: YouthPLAYS: October 2017

Seller ID: 118560

ISBN: 1620887401

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A Raisin in the Sun

By: Lorraine Hansberry

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Vintage: December 1994

Seller ID: 102531

ISBN: 0679755330

Condition: Used - Good


When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. " A play that changed American theater forever." --The New York Times. View more info