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Eyes to the Floor

by Alana Valentine

Chronicles the experience of girls sent from Parramatta Girls Home to the Hay Girls Home for even more brutal, punitive treatment. Written to be played by young adults, this moving work emphasises the childish...


The Voices Project 2011/2012: Tell It Like It Isn't / The One Sure Thing

by Vanessa Bates et al

A short, sharp, evocative collection of monologues written by some of Australia's leading young and established playwrights. Each piece is crafted for an actor aged between 16 and 20. Subtle, uplifting, poetic...


No Sugar

by Jack Davis

Commissioned for the 1985 Perth Festival, this is the spirited story of the Millimurra family's stand against government 'protection' policies in 1930s Australia.


Parramatta Girls

by Alana Valentine

Based on the testimony of dozens of GTS old-girls and this vibrant play is a joyous and harrowing dramatisation of the experiences of eight inmates and their reunion forty years later. Interspersed with song...


Odyssey

by Andreas Litras & John Bolton

Co-written with John Bolton, Odyssey weaves the story of Andreas Litras' migrant family through the legend of Odysseus, hero of Homer's classic text The Odyssey. Using Odysseus' long journey home to counterpoint...


The Who & the What: A Play

by Ayad Akhtar

The Pulitzer prize-winning author of Disgraced explores the conflict that erupts within a Muslim family in Atlanta when an independent-minded daughter writes a provocative novel that offends her more conservative...


The Kojiki: An Account of Ancient Matters

by Gustav Heldt

Written in the early eighth century, the Kojiki is considered Japan’s first literary and historical work. A compilation of myths, legends, songs, and genealogies, it recounts the birth of Japan’s islands,...


The Whale / A Bright New Boise

by Samuel D. Hunter

Two plays by one of America’s brightest young playwrights.


Still

by Jen Silverman & Marsha Norman

In this darkly comic exploration of loss, intimacy, and motherhood, three women are joined by a baby who never lived. Morgan, in her middle years, is the grieving mother of a stillborn child. Elena, the failed...


Miss Julie

by August Strindberg

On Midsummer’s Eve, Miss Julie, a young noblewoman enters into an illicit affair with her father’s valet, Jean. Worldly and cultured, Jean by turns spurns and encourages Miss Julie’s flirtation, eventually...


A Quintet of Shakespeare Tragedies: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and King Lear

by William Shakespeare

Murder, Mayhem, and Madness-- Collected here are five of William Shakespeare's greatest tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, and King Lear. These are the plays that made Shakespeare's reputation....


All the Way: A Play

by Robert Schenkkan & Bryan Cranston

“A magnificent work. . . . a brilliant portrayal no less epic than the great tragedies of classic literature.”—Roma Torre, NY1

Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Play, as well as Best Play awards from...


Three Plays

by Derek Walcott

The three plays in this collection form a triptych--the central play, a farce, is flanked by two dramas. Together they span the last four decades of Trinidad's social and political history, beginning, in The...


The Odyssey

by Derek Walcott & Homer

With its inspired counterpointing of Homeric and Caribbean themes, Derek Walcott's new play, commissioned by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company, springs from the same imaginative sources as his epic poem Omeros...


The Joker of Seville and O Babylon!

by Derek Walcott

Since 1959, Derek Walcott has directed and written for the Trinidad Theatre Workshop. The Joker of Seville, a comedy based on Tirso de Molina's El Burlador de Sevilla, was commissioned by England's Royal Shakespeare...


Dream on Monkey Mountain and Other Plays

by Derek Walcott

On a Caribbean island, the morning after a full moon, Felix Hobain tears through the market in a drunken rage. Taken away to sober up in jail, all that night he is gripped by hallucinations: the impoverished...


R.U.R.

by Karel Capek

Two sets of identical twins provide the basis for ongoing incidents of mistaken identity, within a lively plot of quarrels, arrests, and a grand courtroom denouement. One of Shakespeare's earliest comedic efforts....


Alice Sit-By-The-Fire

by J. M. Barrie

Written immediately after the play that would launch J. M. Barrie to international acclaim, Peter Pan, Alice Sit-By-The-Fire is just as charming, sweet and madcap as its predecessor. A group of older children...


Six Plays for Children

by Aurand Harris, Coleman A. Jennings & Lowell Swortzell

Six Plays for Children by Aurand Harris brings together a variety of dramatic forms that have enormously enriched the literature of children's theatre in this country and around the world. These works by this...


Tartuffe

by Jean-Baptiste Moliere & Curtis Hidden Page

Moliere's Tartuffe is the story of a pious fraud who pretends to speak with divine authority so that he may insinuate himself into a rich man's household and marry his daughter. It is today considered one of...