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The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde Digireads.com Publishing (January 01, 2010)

"The Importance of Being Earnest," considered to be one of Oscar Wilde best plays, is a comedic satire of Victorian England. It is the story of Jack Worthing who lives in the country with his ward Cecily Cardew....


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson Theatre Communications Group (December 08, 2014)

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume II

by Thornton Wilder Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 2014)

The second and concluding volume of Thornton Wilder's short plays.


The Baltimore Waltz and Other Plays

by Paula Vogel Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 1995)

The first major collection of plays by leading lesbian playwright Paula Vogel.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume I

by Thornton Wilder & John Guare Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 2014)

Volume One of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the Twentieth Century.


The Valley

by Joan MacLeod Talonbooks (July 01, 2014)

Eighteen-year-old Connor, an aspiring author whose fantastical stories foretell his growing struggle with depression, can’t wait to be free of his adverb-wielding, solve-it-all mother, Sharon. But six weeks...


Chinese Lesbian Cinema: Mirror Rubbing, Lala, and Les

by Liang Shi Lexington Books (October 23, 2014)

This book is the first extensive study of lesbian cinema in mainland China. It also provides an account of the history of Chinese homosexuality, especially its female same-sex erotic tradition, from antiquity...


The Light in the Piazza

by Craig Lucas & Adam Guettel Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A bittersweet new Broadway musical by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel.


The Happiest Song Plays Last

by Quiara Alegria Hudes Theatre Communications Group (November 03, 2014)

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Water by the Spoonful.


Prayer for My Enemy

by Craig Lucas Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

Craig Lucas' new keenly-layered, politically-minded family drama.


Title and Deed / Oh, the Humanity and other good intentions

by Will Eno Theatre Communications Group (October 27, 2014)

A new collection by the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing).


Belleville

by Amy Herzog Theatre Communications Group (October 27, 2014)

Herzog’s newest play is “heartbreaking and hair-raising… one of the most suspenseful plays in years.” (New York Times)


The Long Christmas Ride Home

by Paula Vogel Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2004)

Pulitzer-Prize winning author of How I Learned to Drive's newest play.


What I Meant Was: New Plays and Selected One-Acts

by Craig Lucas Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A major new collection by the author of Reckless and A Prelude to a Kiss.


Reckless and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A new edition featuring Blue Window and Stranger.


A Prelude to a Kiss and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas Theatre Communications Group (October 01, 2014)

A new collection featuring some of Lucas' bext known work.


The Mammary Plays: Two Plays

by Paula Vogel Theatre Communications Group (February 01, 1997)

Latest plays by the author of The Baltimore Waltz.


Storefront Church

by John Patrick Shanley Theatre Communications Group (September 29, 2014)

An ambitious and affecting new drama by Academy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Patrick Shanley.


Ravishment of Reason: Governance and the Heroic Idioms of the Late Stuart Stage, 1660-1690

by Brandon Chua Bucknell University Press (September 11, 2014)

Ravishment of Reason presents a new contextual framework for the study of Restoration drama, demonstrating the important cultural work performed by the restored theaters in offering versions of political theory...


The Who & The What: A Play

by Ayad Akhtar Back Bay Books (October 07, 2014)

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 no Yasumaro Ō & Gustav Heldt Columbia University Press (September 09, 2014)

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 Theatre Communications Group (August 18, 2014)

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


Miss. Julie

by August Strindberg HarperPerennial Classics (September 02, 2014)

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...


R.U.R.

by Karel Capek Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

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....


The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities

by Eric Hayot Columbia University Press (August 05, 2014)

Eric Hayot teaches graduate students and faculty in literary and cultural studies how to think and write like a professional scholar. From granular concerns, such as sentence structure and grammar, to big-picture...


East Village Tetralogy

by Arthur Nersesian Akashic Books (January 01, 2006)

The first book of plays from New York City's most respected literary chronicler


Contemporary American Monologues for Men

by Todd London Theatre Communications Group (October 25, 2012)

Audition monologues from recent works by American playwrights.


The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

by Oscar Wilde Simon & Schuster (July 21, 2014)

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers...


Five Classic French Plays

by Wallace Fowlie Dover Publications (May 05, 2014)

Treasury of theatrical masterpieces includes Corneille's The Cid, Racine's Phaedra, Molière’s The Intellectual Ladies, Marivaux's The Game of Love and Chance, and Beaumarchais' The Barber of Seville. Translations,...


Roberto Bolaño's Fiction: An Expanding Universe

by Chris Andrews Columbia University Press (July 29, 2014)

Since the publication of The Savage Detectives in 2007, the work of Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) has achieved an acclaim rarely enjoyed by literature in translation. Chris Andrews, a leading translator of Bolaño’s...


Reading Style: A Life in Sentences

by Jenny Davidson Columbia University Press (June 24, 2014)

A professor, critic, and insatiable reader, Jenny Davidson investigates the passions that drive us to fall in love with certain sentences over others and the larger implications of our relationship with writing...


The Other Side of the Ring

by John Shepherd FastPencil (May 29, 2014)

"In all of life, the greatest moments are those that have no words. The deepest communication is a knowing; a thing expressed that needs no expression. At such moments there's a meeting of the eyes, a shared...


Wake-Up Call

by Joaquin De Torres & Dr. Joseph De Torres eBookIt.com (May 25, 2014)

One hundred mental patients are brutally massacred in the frigid cold of a Russian forest as they wait for a mysterious light coming down from the night sky. Their deaths are never spoken of again.

More than...


Collected Stories

by Donald Margulies Theatre Communications Group (July 25, 2012)

The highly acclaimed new play by the author of Sight Unseen and The Model Apartment .


The Manifestos and Essays

by Richard Foreman Theatre Communications Group (November 25, 2013)

The thoughts and work of the legendary avant-garde director.


100 (monologues)

by Eric Bogosian Theatre Communications Group (May 05, 2014)

Complete and collected monologues by legendary playwright and performer Eric Bogosian.


In the Wake

by Lisa Kron Theatre Communications Group (March 31, 2014)

A play about politics and personal ethics in the 21st century.


A Consequence of Greed: 30th Anniversary--5th Edition (E Version)

by Jack Eadon Eloquence Press (April 15, 2014)

When Marcus Ramsay is promoted to fix an ailing company division, he uncovers the details of a decade-old murder. Driven by the spirit of murdered James Post, he uncovers the plot and identifies the co-conspirators....


Who's Who in Shakespeare: A Dictionary of Characters and Proper Names

by Francis Griffin Stokes Dover Publications (September 12, 2011)

An indispensable dictionary of characters and names with over 3,000 entries, this volume covers all 36 of the Bard's plays, in addition to his poems and sonnets.


God and the Indian

by Drew Hayden Taylor Talonbooks (April 21, 2014)

While panhandling outside a coffee shop, Johnny, a Cree woman who lives on the streets, is shocked to recognize a face from her childhood, which was spent in a residential school. Desperate to hear the man acknowledge...


The Shadow of the Hummingbird

by Athol Fugard & Paula Fourie Theatre Communications Group (April 07, 2014)

A legendary playwright mines the depth of the human heart.


Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen Dover Publications (April 25, 2012)

This dark psychological drama depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine. Readers will discover an exploration of the nature of evil and the tragedy that lies in human frailty.


Clotaire Rapaille : l'Opéra Rock

by BusinessNews Publishing Business Book Summaries (February 15, 2013)

This work offers a summary of the book “BUILT TO CHANGE: How To Achieve Sustained Organizational Effectiveness” by Edward Lawler III and Christopher Worley.

Edward Lawler III is professor of business at the...


Janju: The Voice of One Girl

by Priscilla Koranteng Poised Publishing (April 30, 2014)

There is power in one girl's voice. At least in the village of Kan, it was, and Janju spoke up and made a difference in her village. Meet Janju, a mature, bright and responsible young girl growing up and coming...


The Great God Pan

by Amy Herzog Theatre Communications Group (March 31, 2014)

The newest play by “one of the brightest new talents in the theater” (The New York Times).


Brick Shakespeare

by John Mccann, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas Skyhorse (April 22, 2014)

Explore four of Shakespeare’s comedies like never before—with LEGO bricks! This book presents Shakespeare’s most delightful comedies, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the...


The Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama

by C. T. Hsia, Wai-yee Li & George Kao Columbia University Press (April 15, 2014)

This anthology features translations of ten seminal plays written during the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), a period considered the golden age of Chinese theater. By turns lyrical and earthy, sentimental and ironic,...


From the Old Country: Stories and Sketches of China and Taiwan

by Lihe Zhong, T. M. McClellan & Tiejun Zhong Columbia University Press (February 25, 2014)

Though he lived most of his life in rural South Taiwan, Zhong Lihe spent several years in Manchuria and Peking, moving among an eclectic mix of ethnicities, social classes, and cultures. His fictional portraits...


This Little Piggy

by M.G. Crisci Orca Publishing Company USA (January 29, 2014)

A DISTURBING TALE OF WALL STREET'S LUNATIC FRINGE.

Sandra Martini thought she had it all: fulfilling career, storybook marriage, two loving children and lots of country clubs...at least until husband Victor,...


Good People

by DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE Theatre Communications Group (June 21, 2011)

Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire, along with Rabbit Hole director and Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, return to MTC.