Tag Archives: European/English

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

by Tom Stoppard

“Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead [is] verbally dazzling . . . the most exciting, witty intellectual treat imaginable.” —Edith Oliver, The New Yorker

Rock ’n’ Roll

by Tom Stoppard

“One of the great political plays in the English language.”—Sunday Times (UK)…

Rockaby & Other Short Pieces

by Samuel Beckett

“In love with the aside, the tangential comment, the footnote and the mathematical calculation . . . Beckett has fashioned a vehicle for himself in drama and prose that allows him to be romantic and irreverent at one and the same instant.” —The New Republic…

Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett

“One of the true masterpieces of the century.” —Clive Barnes, The New York Times

Waiting for Godot: A Bilingual Edition

by Samuel Beckett

“[Godot is] among the most studied, monographed, celebrated and sent-up works of modern art, and perhaps as influential as any from the last century….

The Visitors and Fred & Madge

by Joe Orton

“The sudden appearance, from a void of four decades, of three previously unpublished works by the late British playwright Joe Orton is a cultural…


by Tom Stoppard

“Exhilarating! Voyage pulses with the dizzying, arrogance and anxiety of a new generation moving as fast as it can. Bring on the next chapter…

Various Voices

by Harold Pinter

“There is no playwright his equal. He is the natural descendant of James Joyce, by way of Samuel Beckett. Pinter works the language as…


by Tom Stoppard

A speculative portrait of what could have been the meeting of three profoundly influential men—James Joyce, the Dadaist founder Tristan Tzara, and Lenin—in a…

Three Plays

by Alan Ayckbourn

‘mr. Ayckbourne’s finest play. If it is the saddest and most moving thing he has written, it is also the most clear-sighted and the…