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  • Bryn Magnus

    Description

    WORLD SET FREE is the story of the top-secret race to produce the first controlled, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Carl Sternheim, translated from the German by Laurence Senelick

    Description

    When the opportunity arises for lowly musician Paul Schippel to rise in the ranks of society, he takes it... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (2 female, 6 male, doubling possible)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Georg Büchner, English version by Kenneth Tigar

    Description

    A groundbreaking masterpiece of the modern theatre. The play tells the tale of a poor soldier, a barber in the army, who is overwhelmed by the military and forced to become a human guinea pig for quasi-medical research... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 16 total (4 female, 12 male, doubling, bit parts, children, extras)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Neil LaBute

    Description

    Can someone honestly love a person whom they have deceived for thirty years? This is the central question behind WRECKS, Neil LaBute's latest foray into the dark side of human nature... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Neil LaBute

    Collection Description

    This collection includes one full-length play, WRECKS, and seven short plays, COAX, FALLING IN LIKE, LAND OF THE DEAD, LIARS CLUB, LOVE AT TWENTY, STAND-UP, and UNION SQUARE... [read more]

  • Jonathan Reynolds

    Description

    Deftly mingling fantasy and reality, the action centers on "Duke" Bronkowski, an aging big-league pitcher trying for a comeback... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (1 female, 9 male)
    Short Comedy (about 30 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • José Rivera

    Description


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (1 female, 5 male)
    Short Drama (about 15 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Federico García Lorca, translated by Jo Clifford

    Description

    The tale of an impassioned childless woman living with her husband in rural Spain. Tortured by her incessant longing to conceive a child, she is driven by madness to commit a heinous crime.


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (6 female, 2 male, 6 women in a chorus)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Jon Klein

    Description

    Travel to Sherwood Forest for some swashbuckling fun in this rousing new version of the classic adventure story... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (4 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Bernardo Solano

    Description

    Bernardo Solano updates the classic tale of Zorro to the 21st century, complete with immigrant laborers, a sadistic chief of security, and an ineffective computer geek who's taken in by a homeless man who claims to be the original Zorro.


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (3 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Brett Neveu

    Description

    In Part I of the THE '04-'05-'06 TRILOGY a creative writing professor is called to the office of the college president for questioning... [read more]

  • Carl Sternheim, translated by Eric Bentley

    Description

    In THE UNDERPANTS, she is waiting in the crowd — Berlin, circa 1910 — craning her neck forward to see the Kaiser pass by... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (3 female, 9 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Donald Freed

    Description

    The story covers more than fifty years of the life and love of two artists in New York City, living in adjoining apartments... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (1 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Richard Nelson

    Description

    A man shares his duties in the transportation and delivery of food aid.


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Short Drama (about 5 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Richard Nelson

    Description

    A United States congressman visits Thailand and prepares a report on the human tragedy he's witnessed in the provinces.


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (2 male)
    Short Drama (about 10 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes