Best American plays

ninth series, 1983-1992
  • 526 Pages
  • 4.92 MB
  • English
Crown Publishers , New York
American drama -- 20th ce
Statementedited by Clive Barnes ; introduction by Clive Barnes ; biographical introductions by Lori Weinless.
SeriesThe John Gassner best plays series
ContributionsBarnes, Clive, 1927-, Gassner, John, 1903-1967.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 526 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23274989M
ISBN 100517574527
LC Control Number57012830

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Angels in America by Tony Kushner. The Author: Andy Propst. Best Modern Plays Written by StageMilk Team on March, 15th | Playwrights Most people, when you mention theatre, think of the old classics: A Streetcar Named Desire, Private Lives, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hamlet, Tartuffe, Uncle Vanya, Caucasian Chalk Circle and Waiting for Godot.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Of Mice and Men. The Catcher in the Rye. Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut) Sophie's Choice. The Sound and the Fury. As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner) The House of Mirth. An American Tragedy. Charlotte's Web. The Color Purple (Alice Walker) The Sun Also Rises. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.

A Farewell to Arms. A-Haunting We Will Go (), by Tim Kelly. A Counterfeit Presentment (), by William Dean Howells. A Delicate Balance (), by Edward Albee.

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OCLC Number: Description: volumes ; 24 cm: Contents: v. Twenty-five best plays of the modern American theatre. (Early series) (c) --v We are big fans of American plays here at StageMilk.

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