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Tag Archives: American/General

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

by Christopher Durang

“Hugely entertaining . . . few contemporary playwrights have proven as deft as Durang as mining both the absurdity and the dangers of human…

The Unraveling Strangeness

by Bruce Weigl

“[Weigl’s] subjects reveal a great deal of wisdom about life. Weigl is a meditative poet without being sententious; he writes about nature and death…

Twenty-Seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit

by Timothy Donnelly

“Audacious of whimsy, ferocious of style. . . . A strutting, dazzling, exhilarating body of work. . . . Donnelly is unquestionably the real…

Triptych and Iphigenia

by Edna O'Brien

“To the illustrious list of names: Yeats, Joyce, Behan, O’Casey, Beckett, add O’Brien. . . . [She] uses words the way a juggler employs…

Transit Authority

by Tony Sanders

“When in doubt, make it art, in this new book even more than in Partial Eclipse, is Tony Sanders’ program. Mark Twain had said,…

Time Flies and Other Short Plays

by David Ives

“Ives [is] wizardly . . . magical and funny . . . a master of language. He uses words for their meanings, sounds and…

Three Days of Rain and Other Plays

by Richard Greenberg

“Greenberg is one of the funniest playwrights of his generation.”–Nancy Franklin, The New Yorker

Three Plays by Kaufman and Hart

by George Kaufman

“Kaufman and Hart may be the American comic successors to Moli’re. These three plays are still delightfully heady comedy which should bring delight to…