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by Anne Le Marquand Hartigan

A threatre piece in two acts, Beds brings together mime, music and dialogue to explore Irish attitudes towards sex, marriage,love, death and sexual fantasy centring on the common theme of beds. 

Worlds Elsewhere

by Andrew Dickson

A book about how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with Shakespeare - the first book of its kind

There are 83 copies of the First Folio in a vault beneath Capitol...

My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

by Israel Horovitz

Famed playwright Israel Horovitz has written more than 70 produced plays, which have been translated in more than 30 languages worldwide. Along the way, he has also written screenplays for film including Author!...

Welcome Home, Captain Fox!

by Anthony Weigh

It's the legendary hot summer of 1959 and while the Cold War rages and America tunes into I Love Lucy, Captain Jack Fox - believed missing in action in the fields of France fifteen years before - is about to...

Merely Players: Acting like Shakespeare really matters

by Michael Burge

When a middle-aged boy player returns to London's Globe playhouse during a terrible revival of Romeo and Juliet, she sets off a chain of events as great as any of Shakespeare's entertainments, revealing a love...

Don Quixote: Based on the Novel

by James Fenton & Miguel de Cervantes

After a lifetime of reading books on chivalry, Don Quixote decides to embark on a quest of his own. Taking up a lance and sword, he sets out to become a wandering knight, defending the helpless and vanquishing...

The Patriotic Traitor

by Jonathan Lynn

Phillipe Ptain, a tough, uncompromising soldier who rose through the ranks to save France in 1916 Battle of Verdun. Charles de Gaulle, the aristocratic, academic and equally uncompromising soldier who led France...

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

by Michel Tremblay & Linda Gaboriau

With humour and poignancy, Tremblay offers glimpses of himself and his mother at five different stages of their lives together.

Nikola - The Secret Life and Work of Nikola Tesla: A Stage and Screen Play

by Karen Klami

The far-reaching extent of the work and genius of Nikola Tesla is finally becoming known to the world at large, as more information has become readily available to the public.  Alternating current electricity,...

The Master Builder

by Henrik Ibsen & David Hare

The change will come. And it's not far away, I promise you that. Some figure will emerge from the dark screaming 'Get out of the way'. And not far behind others will follow... The young are waiting. In all their...

Arguments for a Theatre (4th edition)

by Howard Barker

For more than three decades Howard Barker has argued passionately against the deformation of English theatre by social realism. Insisting on the primacy of tragedy over all art forms in Western culture, his...

Musicality in Theatre: Music as Model, Method and Metaphor in Theatre-Making

by David Roesner

As the complicated relationship between music and theatre has evolved and changed in the modern and postmodern periods, music has continued to be immensely influential in key developments of theatrical practices....


by Richard Bean

A brilliantly moving and funny play from the writer of the award-winning Under the Whaleback, Harvest and One Man, Two Guvnors.

Another Sunday night shift. The smell of bread baking. The industrial thump, thump,...

John Logan: Plays One

by John Logan

The first collection of plays from the multi-award-winning legendary screenwriter and playwright. Contains the plays NEVER THE SINNER, RED, PETER AND ALICE and I'LL EAT YOU LAST.

Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England: Ten Case Studies

by Matthew Steggle

This book establishes new information about the likely content of ten lost plays from the period 1580-1642. These plays' authors include Nashe, Heywood, and Dekker; and the plays themselves connect in direct...

Playwright, Space and Place in Early Modern Performance: Shakespeare and Company

by Tim Fitzpatrick

Analyzing Elizabethan and Jacobean playtexts for their spatial implications, this innovative study discloses the extent to which the resources and constraints of public playhouse buildings affected the construction...

Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed

by Georgina Guy

Examining the artistic, intellectual, and social life of performance, this book interrogates Theatre and Performance Studies through the lens of display and modern visual art. Moving beyond the exhibition of...

Moral Reform in Comedy and Culture, 1696-1747

by Aparna Gollapudi

In the first half of the eighteenth century, a new comic plot formula dramatizing the moral reform of a flawed protagonist emerged on the English stage. The comic reform plot was not merely a generic turn towards...

Beckett and Musicality

by Sara Jane Bailes & Nicholas Till

Discussion concerning the 'musicality' of Samuel Beckett's writing now constitutes a familiar critical trope in Beckett Studies, one that continues to be informed by the still-emerging evidence of Beckett's...

Audition Speeches for Women

by Jean Marlow

Audition Speeches for Women is an invaluable resource for acting classes, competitions, auditions, and rehearsals, and an affordable and necessary tool for serious actors everywhere.