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Agatha Christie: Premium Collection

by Agatha Christie Dxbooks (September 27, 2020)

This ebook collection contains the following works of Agatha Christie: The Mysterious Affair at Styles The Secret Adversary The Murder on the Links The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan The Disappearance...


50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die vol: 1 (2020 Edition)

by Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence, George Eliot & Leo Tolstoy et al. Dxbooks (September 27, 2020)

This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names - The Divine Comedy [Dante Alighieri] - Emma [Jane Austen] - Persuasion [Jane Austen] - Pride and Prejudice [Jane Austen]...


Red Speedo

by Lucas Hnath The Overlook Press (August 04, 2020)

The Obie-winning play by the Tony-nominated playwright of A Doll's House, Part 2

 

Ray's swum his way to the eve of the Olympic trials. If he makes the team, he'll get a deal with Speedo. If he gets a deal...


Lady Romeo

by Tana Wojczuk & Tavia Gilbert Simon & Schuster Audio (July 07, 2020)

“A lively, illuminating new biography…Wojczuk reveals the force and vitality of this woman, on the stage and off.” ?Nina MacLaughlin, The Boston Globe

“Once the empress of the stage, the indomitable 19th-century...


Lady Romeo

by Tana Wojczuk Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster (July 07, 2020)

“A lively, illuminating new biography…Wojczuk reveals the force and vitality of this woman, on the stage and off.” ?Nina MacLaughlin, The Boston Globe

“Once the empress of the stage, the indomitable 19th-century...


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespeare Standard Ebooks (June 26, 2020)

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, suggested by "The Knight's Tale" from Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, written around 1594 to 1596. It portrays the adventures of...


Three Plays

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial Modern Classics (June 16, 2020)

From celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Thornton Wilder, three of the greatest plays in American literature together in one volume.

This omnibus edition brings together Wilder’s three best-known plays:...


The Skin of Our Teeth

by Thornton Wilder Harper Perennial Modern Classics (June 16, 2020)

A timeless statement about human foibles...and human endurance, The Skin of Our Teeth is Thornton Wilder’s brilliant, Pulitzer Prize-winning play, now reissued with a beautiful new cover and updated afterword...


The Hairy Ape

by Eugene O’Neill Standard Ebooks (June 12, 2020)

Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape isn’t one of his best-known works, but it has gained popularity as an exploration of early American society. It was first produced in 1922 by the Provincetown Players in...


A Bud & Lou Festival

by Joe Bevilacqua A Joe Bev Production Llc (April 28, 2020)

A Bud & Lou Festival is a hilarious collection of tributes, parodies, and rarities of the Abbott & Costello comedy team--written, produced, and performed by Joe Bev. Bonus tracks feature remastered episodes...


Poetry

by William Shakespeare Standard Ebooks (April 25, 2020)

Though mostly known for his plays, Shakespeare also published poetry during his writing career. From 1592 to 1593, an outbreak of the bubonic plague swept through England, killing almost 20,000 people. In January...


The Débutante

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Start Publishing Llc (April 14, 2020)

"Oh, yes, coming out is such a farce nowadays, you know. One really plays around so much before one is seventeen, that it’s positively anticlimax."


William Shakespeare Comedies

by William Shakespeare Canterbury Classics (April 14, 2020)

Bring on the merriment whenever you open this collection of Shakespeare’s entertaining comedies.

The comedies of William Shakespeare—including The Tempest, The Comedy of ErrorsA Midsummer Night’s Dream...


William Shakespeare Tragedies

by William Shakespeare Canterbury Classics (April 14, 2020)

Twelve of Shakespeare’s most profound and moving dramas in one elegant volume.

William Shakespeare’s tragedies introduced the world to some of the most well-known characters in literature, including Romeo,...


Almost, Maine

by John Cariani Feiwel & Friends (March 30, 2020)

Based on the popular play by the same name, John Cariani's Almost, Maine is an interlinked collection of heartwarming and heartbreaking YA stories that will have you thinking about love in an entirely new way....


The Playboy of the Western World

by J. M. Synge Standard Ebooks (February 27, 2020)

A young man stumbles into a rural public house in western Ireland claiming to be on the run after having killed his father. He immediately becomes a source of awe and an object of adoration, and even love. But...


Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare Standard Ebooks (February 25, 2020)

Much Ado About Nothing is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare set in Messina, Sicily about a pair of lovers named Claudio and Hero due to be married in a week. To pass the time before their wedding day...


A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney

by Lucas Hnath The Overlook Press (February 03, 2020)

Lucas Hnath's darkly clever A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney centers on the reading, in a generic corporate conference room, of a stylized screenplay written by the...


The Phantom of the Opera

by Gaston Leroux Standard Ebooks (January 30, 2020)

“When I die and am in Heaven,” Christine Daaé’s father said, “I will send the Angel of Music to you.” It is with these words still in her ears years later that Christine accepts the disembodied voice...


The Duke of Palermo and Other Plays

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2019)

The Duke of Palermo is a comedy about American academic life which is an integral part of Edmund Wilson's work and will be enjoyed by the admirers of literary chronicles, as well as by those who know his fiction....


Five Plays

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 11, 2019)

From the author of To the Finland Station and The Triple Thinkers comes a collection of five extraordinary plays.

Collected together in one volume, these selected plays by Edmund Wilson includes such works as...


The Little Blue Light

by Edmund Wilson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2019)

Little Blue Light: A Play in Three Acts from the leading literary critic of his generation, Edmund Wilson

The characters in Little Blue Light include an old-fashioned newspaperman who has become editor of a literary...


Small Mouth Sounds

by Bess Wohl The Overlook Press (October 21, 2019)

“Leaves you moved, refreshed and, yes, maybe even enlightened.” —New York Times (Critic’s Pick)   In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As...


Henry V

by William Shakespeare Standard Ebooks (August 17, 2019)

Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to be written in 1599. It is based on the life of King Henry V of England, and focuses on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt...


Daughterhood (NHB Modern Plays)

by Charley Miles Nick Hern Books (July 19, 2019)

One sister stayed at home to care for Dad. The other set out to 'make a difference'. Reunited under their childhood roof, Pauline and Rachel unearth more than the ten years between them.

Charley Miles's play...


Dexter and Winter's Detective Agency (NHB Modern Plays)

by Nathan Bryon Nick Hern Books (July 10, 2019)

When Dexter's mum is sent to jail for getting mixed up in a jewellery robbery, it's up to Dexter and his best friend Winter to get her out.

On their journey to uncover the truth and free Mum, their detective...


Whisky Galore (NHB Modern Plays)

by Compton Mackenzie & Philip Goulding Nick Hern Books (June 25, 2019)

It's 1955 and the Pallas Players, an all-female theatre company, are putting on a play: Whisky Galore.

They transport us back to 1943 on the Scottish islands of Great and Little Todday, where the whisky supply...


Citysong and other plays (NHB Modern Plays)

by Dylan Coburn Gray Nick Hern Books (May 30, 2019)

Late night taxis, teen discos, home nurses, Jewish launderettes, vigilantes, babies, immigrants, seagulls. Citysong is a play, a poem and a chorus of voices showing three generations of a Dublin family on one...


Lose Yourself (NHB Modern Plays)

by Katherine Chandler Nick Hern Books (May 17, 2019)

Josh is the club's rising star but injury threatens to ruin everything. Nate's the veteran; he knows how to enjoy himself. Yaz and her mate Samantha are off on a night out. They know where to find the team and...


Free Outgoing (NHB Modern Plays)

by Anupama Chandrasekhar Nick Hern Books (May 17, 2019)

A play that sets the rampant technology of the modern world against the conservatism of a traditional society. The British debut of a writer from Chennai, India.

When a well-behaved Indian girl is filmed with...


1972: The Future of Sex (NHB Modern Plays)

by The Wardrobe Ensemble Nick Hern Books (May 09, 2019)

It's 1972. An era of possibility and polyester and pubic hair.

Ziggy Stardust is on Top of the Pops, Penny is writing an essay on Lady Chatterley's Lover and Christine is watching Deepthroat. Brian is confused....


Jude (NHB Modern Plays)

by Howard Brenton Nick Hern Books (May 09, 2019)

About to be fired from her cleaning job for stealing a volume of Euripides, Jude turns her employer's outrage to shock by translating the ancient Greek on the spot. The employer, a Classics teacher, knows great...


The Alchemist

by Ben Jonson Standard Ebooks (April 13, 2019)

First performed in 1610, The Alchemist is one of Ben Jonson’s greatest comedies. Written for the King’s Men—the acting company to which Shakespeare belonged—it was first performed in Oxford because the...


The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe Standard Ebooks (April 01, 2019)

The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe’s classic interpretation of the Dr. Faustus legend, was first performed in London by the Admiral’s Men around 1592. It is believed to be the first...


The White Card

by Claudia Rankine Graywolf Press (March 18, 2019)

A play about the imagined fault line between black and white lives by Claudia Rankine, the author of Citizen

The White Card stages a conversation that is both informed and derailed by the black/white American...


The Second Mrs. Tanqueray

by Arthur W. Pinero Standard Ebooks (March 15, 2019)

Arthur Pinero wrote The Second Mrs. Tanqueray in 1893 after penning several successful farces. Playing on the “woman with a past” plot that was popular in melodramas, Pinero steered it in a more serious...


Cougar (NHB Modern Plays)

by Rose Lewenstein Nick Hern Books (February 01, 2019)

Leila wants to inspire global change. John needs to get his shit together. They have an arrangement. But managing an affair isn't easy when the world around you is falling apart.

Rose Lewenstein's Cougar is a...


Performance and Religion in Early Modern England

by Matthew J. Smith University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2018)

In Performance and Religion in Early Modern England, Matthew J. Smith seeks to expand our view of “the theatrical.” By revealing the creative and phenomenal ways that performances reshaped religious material...


The Witching Hour and Other Plays

by Nina Sadur Open BookShelf (December 10, 2018)

Nina Sadur, the playwright, occupies a prominent place in the Soviet/Russian drama pantheon of the 1980s and 1990s, a group that has with few exceptions been generally ignored by the Western literary establishment....


Close Quarters (NHB Modern Plays)

by Kate Bowen Nick Hern Books (November 12, 2018)

Cormack, Findlay and Davies are the elite. They are the first generation of women to serve in the British infantry in close combat roles, ever. They’ve aced physical tests only five per cent of female soldiers...


ear for eye (NHB Modern Plays)

by debbie tucker green Nick Hern Books (November 12, 2018)

Patience is running out, times have changed.

And progress isn’t enough.

Black British. African American.

Here. There.

Now.

debbie tucker green's play ear for eye premiered in October 2018 at the Royal Court Theatre,...


The Funeral Director (NHB Modern Plays)

by Iman Qureshi Nick Hern Books (November 12, 2018)

Winner of the Papatango New Writing Prize - 2018

Life as the director of a Muslim funeral parlour isn’t always easy, but Ayesha has things pretty sorted. She and Zeyd share everything: a marriage, a business,...


The Nightingales (NHB Modern Plays)

by William Gaminara Nick Hern Books (November 12, 2018)

Under the watchful eye of Steven, their choirmaster, Connie, Ben, Diane and Bruno gather every week in the village hall to practise their accomplished acapella singing. They are a motley crew, but whatever their...


Victoria's Knickers (NHB Modern Plays)

by Josh Azouz Nick Hern Books (November 12, 2018)

On the eve of her coronation, Victoria is having a bath. Out of her chimney falls Edward ‘The Boy’ Jones. Again. Adored by the tabloids and hated by the establishment, his repeated break-ins to the palace...


Faust

by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832 Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

Faust / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; translated by Bayard Taylor, with illustrations by Harry Clarke

"Faust is a tragic play in two parts by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, usually known in English as Faust, Part...


Anna Christie

by O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

Anna Christie is the story of a former prostitute who falls in love, but runs into difficulty in turning her life around.-Wikipedia


The Two Noble Kinsmen

by John Fletcher & William Shakespeare Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

The content of this edition include a list of the illustrations featured within the text and a preface by the editor on her work with the play. The thorough introduction discusses the tragicomedy as a genre,...


The Ecclesiazusae

by Aristophanes, ca.446-385 BCE Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

The 'Ecclesiazusae, or Women in Council, ' was not produced till twenty years after the preceding play, the 'Thesmophoriazusae' (at the Great Dionysia of 392 B.C.), but is conveniently classed with it as being...


The Wasps

by Aristophanes, ca.446-385 BCE Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

Wasps was first performed at the festival of the Lenaia early in 422 B.C. It is arguably one of Aristophanes' most entertaining and characteristic works, and the lack of serious difficulties in the text makes...


Lysistrata

by Aristophanes, ca.446-385 BCE Open BookShelf (October 15, 2018)

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favours with...