Life Is a Dream

Life Is a Dream EPUB

Life Is a Dream
A product of the golden age of Spanish drama, Life Is a Dream (La vida es sueno) is the masterpiece of Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600�1681), a contemporary of Lope de Vega and one of Spains greatest literary figures.Acclaimed for his superb dramatic instincts and philosophical seriousness as well as his extraordinary imagination, Calderon exercised his best qualities in


�Annie Baker�s John is so good on so many levels that it casts a unique and brilliant light� By not rushing things�by letting the characters develop as gradually and inevitably as rain or snowfall�Baker returns us to the naturalistic but soulful theatre that many of her contemporaries and near-contemporaries have disavowed in their rush to be postmodern.�� New Yorker�Joh

Our Lady of 121st Street EPUB

Our Lady of 121st Street
In this recent Off-Broadway hit, a group of old friends find themselves at Harlems Ortiz Funeral Home to mourn the death of a beloved nun from their childhood. As they bounce off of each other with old hurts and the harsh realities of grown-up life, a murder mystery (and a few lives) begins to unravel. Hilarious, raunchy, and ultimately very touching, Stephen Adly Guirgis

Golden Child EPUB

Golden Child
�A vivid, moving play in perfect command of its eternal theme of family and change.� �Wall Street Journal�Written with insight, compassion, and a sharp eye for the unintended consequences of clashing cultures, Golden Child is one of Hwang�s best works, as entertaining as it is thought-provoking.� �BackstageDavid Henry Hwang draws on the true stories told to him by his gran

Rhesos EPUB

The story of a futile quest for knowledge, this ancient anti-war drama is one of the neglected plays within the corpus of Greek tragedy. Euripides shortest tragic work, Rhesos is unique in lacking a prologue, provoking some scholars to the conclusion that the beginning of the play has been lost.In this exciting translation, Rhesos is no longer treated as a derivative Eur

Cloud Nine (Acting Edition) EPUB

Cloud Nine (Acting Edition)
Comedy / Casting: 4m, 3f w/doubling / Scenery: 2 exteriors The time-shifting comedy by the author of Top Girls created a sensation Off-Broadway directed by Tommy Tune. Here we are in 1880 darkest but British Africa as portrayed in old movies, plays and novels. Only with a difference. Both parody and spoof of the Victorian Empire and its rigid attitudes especially towards s

La noche de la iguana EPUB

La noche de la iguana
Mexico, verano 1940. En un pueblo en la costa del Pacifico, cinco personajes entrelazan y definen sus vidas

Womens Minyan EPUB

Womens Minyan
Her many fans will welcome the publication of Naomi Ragens first play, which premiered in July 2002 at Habima National Theater in Tel Aviv. It is based on a true story: a Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) woman, wife of a rabbi, mother of 12, leaves her home and stays with a friend. The communitys ?modesty squad? tries in vain to force her to go back. Her friend is physically atta

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof EPUB

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof first heated up Broadway in 1955 with its gothic American story of brothers vying for their dying father�s inheritance amid a whirlwind of sexuality, untethered in the person of Maggie the Cat. The play also daringly showcased the burden of sexuality repressed in the agony of her husband, Brick Pollitt. In spite of the public controversy Cat stirred u

Seis personajes en busca de autor EPUB

Seis personajes en busca de autor
Seis personajes en busca de autor es quizas la obra mas representativa de Pirandello, en donde la expresividad de los muchos golpes de efecto -todos efectos eminentemente teatrales- se pone a girar como una rueda, incesantemente, hasta el final. Aquel lector que no haya visto representar la comedia, debe imaginarse que esta en el teatro y debe sentir como esos personajes

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