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The presumed death of Michel Agnolo Florio

by Corrado Sergio Panzieri

Il vero ispiratore e autore delle opere della drammaturgia shakespeariana. Traduzione a cura di Eleonora Sàita.


Len Jenkin's Theatre: Wonder and Heart

by Robert J. Andreach

Early in his career, Len Jenkin identified two qualities that theatre should have: wonder and heart. Imagination creates wonder by transforming nature to suggest more than nature. Love engages the heart on the...


Marlowe: Complete Plays

by Christopher Marlowe

Their texts fully restored by recent scholarship, Marlowe's astonishing works can now be appreciated as originally written. For the first time, this edition boasts the complete plays - including two versions...


The Rise and Fall of the Well-Made Play (Routledge Revivals)

by John Russell Taylor

First published in 1967, this title considers the idea of the 'well-made play' in the context of how and why it has been devalued and how far, in allowing it to be devalued, we have lost sight of certain important...


Anger and After (Routledge Revivals): A Guide to the New British Drama

by John Russell Taylor

When it was first published in 1962, Anger and After was the first comprehensive study of the dramatic movement which began in 1956 with the staging of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger and has since brought...


To Be a Playwright

by Janet Neipris

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Beyond The Echoesoweto

by Matsemela Manaka & Geoffrey V. Davis

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Writing the 10-Minute Play

by Glenn Alterman

(Limelight). This book is written for the beginning or seasoned playwright, as well as for actors (or anyone) wishing to attempt their first ten-minute play. Every aspect of writing a ten-minute play is covered,...


Playwriting for Puppet Theatre

by Jean M. Mattson

This book covers the necessary steps of puppet play development from initial ideas to a finished script. It also examines various approaches and includes a number of sample scripts.


The Battle of the Sexes Russian Style

by Nadezhda Ptushkina

Nadezhda Ptushkina's plays reflect her keen interest in constructing multidimensional characters that reflect the myriad ways people are affected by today's turbulent world. Often writing strong female roles,...


At Sea, Staring Up

by Finegan Kruckemeyer

Emma the Greek will sail the seas alone to save her father; Noah will search for his wife who flew off a bridge; Elise will fight the dragons snapping at her heels as she drives each night to lull her baby to...


Shakespeare's Comedies Collection

by William Shakespeare

Collection containing All’s Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Love’s Labour ’s Lost, Measure for Measure, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night’s...


Dramatists Sourcebook

by Theatre Communications Group

The must-have career guide for playwrights.


The Girl Who Saw Everything

by Alma De Groen

ALMA DE GROEN was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1965. Her many plays include: The Sweatproof Boy; The Joss Adams Show; The After-Life of Arthur Craven; Going Home; The Rivers of China, which...


Wake in Fright

by Tina Kaufman

Based on the celebrated novel by Kenneth Cook, Wake in Fright is a sharply observed drama about a schoolteacher stranded in a hostile country town. John Grant, a 'naive city-type', is stuck teaching in Tiboonda,...


Page to Stage: The Craft of Adaptation

by Vincent Murphy

At last, for those who adapt literature into scripts, a how-to book that illuminates the process of creating a stageworthy play. Page to Stage describes the essential steps for constructing adaptations for any...


The Oresteia

by Aeschylus

The Oresteia (-458) by Aeschylus (525bc-456bc) and translated by E.D.A. Morshead is a trilogy of ancient Greek plays including:

- AGAMEMNON

- THE CHOEPHORI (THE LIBATION BEARERS)

- EUMENIDES

This digital edition...


Christopher Marlowe the Craftsman: Lives, Stage, and Page

by Sarah K. Scott & M.L. Stapleton

Contributions to this volume explore the idea of Marlowe as a working artist, in keeping with John Addington Symonds' characterization of him as a "sculptor-poet." Throughout the body of his work-including not...


Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

by Koritha Mitchell

Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930 demonstrates that popular lynching plays were mechanisms through which African American communities survived actual...


Playwrights on Playwriting: From Ibsen to Ionesco

by Toby Cole

Dramatists from the past 200 years, among them Chekhov, Shaw, O'Neill, and Miller, speak on their dramatic credos and on their specific plays.