Theater Playscripts


Written by Orton, Joe
This volume contains every play written by Joe Orton, who emerged in the 1960s as the most talented comic playwright in recent English history. Orton, who was murdered in 1967 at the age of thirty-four, was considered the direct successor to Wilde, Shaw, and Coward. Includes: The Ruffian on the StairEntertaining Mr. SloaneThe Good and Faithful ServantLoot
January 12, 1994 | Paperback | Grove Press | 448 Pages |


A sensational theatrical success in London, A Taste of Honey was written by Shelagh Delaney at the age of 18. The play prompted Graham Greene to say that it had "all the freshness of Mr.
January 1, 1994 | Paperback |


“One of the most essential artists produced by the twentieth century. Pinter’s work gets under our skin more than that of any living playwright.” —New York TimesUpon its premiere at the National Theatre, Betrayal was immediately recognized as a masterpiece.
January 1, 1994 | Paperback |


Winner of the 1984 Pulitzer Prize, David Mamet's scalding comedy is about small-time, cutthroat real esate salesmen trying to grind out a living by pushing plots of land on reluctant buyers in a never-ending scramble for their fair share of the American dream.
January 1, 1994 | Paperback |


In 'Happy Days, ' Beckett pursues his relentless search for the meaning of existence, probing the tenuous relationships that bind one person to another, and each to the universe, to time past and time present.
January 1, 1994 | Paperback |


Now a Broadway production directed by Daniel Sullivan and starring Alec Baldwin, Ben Foster, and Tom Sturridge "I have dreamed, for a long time, of doing this play with this director."--Alec Baldwin In a run-down house in North Philadelphia live two orphan brothers: the reclusive, sensitive Philip, sealed off in a world of StarKist tuna and Errol Flynn movies, and Trea
May 1, 2013 | Paperback |


Earning a Pulitzer and three Best Play awards for 1994, Edward Albee has, in "ThreeTall Women" created a masterwork of modern theater. As an imperious, acerbic old woman lies dying, she is tended by two other women and visited by a young man. Albee's frank dialogue about everything from incontinence to infidelity portrays aging without sentimentality.
September 1, 1995 | Paperback |


Written by Brecht, Bertolt
The authorized, definitive editions of two of Bertolt Brecht's most enduring works
June 1, 2008 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 156 Pages |


Mother Courage and Her Children is a classic in the repertory of Western theater. Written in response to the outbreak of World War II, this "chronicle play" of the Thirty Years War follows one of Brecht's most enduring characters, Courage, as she trails the armies across Europe, selling provisions from her canteen wagon. However, Courage pays the highest price of all.
December 1, 2007 | Paperback |


Based on historical people and real events, Arthur Miller's play uses the destructive power of socially sanctioned violence unleashed by the rumors of witchcraft as a powerful parable about McCarthyism.
March 1, 2003 | Paperback |

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