Theater Playscripts

FAUST PART 2

Written by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
In this sequel to Faust, Mephistopheles takes Faust on a journey through ancient Greek mythology, conjuring for him the insurpassably beautiful Helen of Troy, as well as the classical gods. Faust falls in love with and marries Helen, embodying for Goethe his 'imaginative longing to join poetically the Romantic Medievalism of the germanic West to the classical genius of the Greeks'.
June 1, 2009 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 285 Pages |
$15.00

COMPLETE PLAYS, LENZ AND OTHER WRITINGS

Written by Buchner, Georg
Collected in this volume are powerful dramas and psychological fiction by the nineteenth-century iconoclast now recognized as a major figure of world literature. Also included are selections from Büchner's letters and philosophical writings.
February 1, 1994 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 336 Pages |
$15.00

DOLL'S HOUSE AND OTHER PLAYS OE

Written by Ibsen, Henrik
Delivering three distinct and powerful visions of characters who choose to defy convention in the pursuit of happiness, Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Other Plays is translated with an introduction by Peter Watts in Penguin Classics.
June 30, 1965 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 336 Pages |
$11.00

MEDEA AND OTHER PLAYS

Written by Euripides
Four plays which exemplify his interest in flawed, characters who defy the expectations of Greek society The four tragedies collected in this volume all focus on a central character, once powerful, brought down by betrayal, jealousy, guilt and hatred.
August 30, 1963 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 208 Pages |
$11.00

ORESTEIAN TRILOGY

Written by Aeschylus
The only surviving trilogy from ancient times - a story of murder, madness and justice Aeschylus (525-c.456 bc) set his great trilogy in the immediate aftermath of the Fall of Troy, when King Agamemnon returns to Argos, a victor in war. Agamemnon depicts the hero's discovery that his family has been destroyed by his wife's infidelity and ends with his death at her callous hand.
December 30, 1956 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 208 Pages |
$13.00

HEDDA GABLER AND OTHER PLAYS

Written by Ibsen, Henrik
Known as the father of modern drama, Henrik Ibsen is considered one of the world's greatest playwrights. His ability to turn revolutionary philosophical ideas into brilliant social dramas inspired the likes of George Bernard Shaw, while his drive to manifest the truths of the human heart is mirrored in the plays of Anton Chekhov.
March 30, 1951 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 368 Pages |
$11.00

SAINT JOAN

Written by Shaw, George Bernard
Exclusive to Penguin Classics: the definitive text of Shaw's powerful historical drama about Joan of Arc, which led him to win the Nobel Prize for Literature--part of the official Bernard Shaw Library
May 1, 2001 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 163 Pages |
$14.00

HEARTBREAK HOUSE

Written by Shaw, George Bernard
Exclusive to Penguin Classics: the definitive text of Shaw's telling indictment of the generation responsible for World War I--part of the official Bernard Shaw Library A Penguin Classic When Ellie Dunn joins a house party at the home of the eccentric Captain Shotover, she causes a stir with her decision to marry for money rather than love, and the Captain's forthright daughte
January 1, 2001 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 160 Pages |
$12.00

BEGGAR'S OPERA

Written by Gay, John
The Beggar's Opera introduced to theater the ballad-opera and an immortal cast of characters. The Peachums, employers of a company of pickpockets, shoplifters, and thieves, raised their daughter Polly for finer things, but she has done a dreadful deed. She has married for love.
January 6, 1987 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 128 Pages |
$13.00

PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD

Written by O'Casey, Sean
Riots greeted the first performance of The Playboy of the Western World at Dublin's Abbey Theatre on 26 January 1907. Eggs, potatoes and even a slice of fruit cake were hurled at the actors during subsequent performances, and it seems unlikely that much of the actual play could have been heard in the uproar.
May 1, 1997 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 224 Pages |
$13.00

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