By Suzanne I. Barchers
Greek mythology, an enormous a part of the curriculum for center and highschool scholars, serves as an exhilarating resource of artistic suggestion. via those 26 scripts, you won't simply introduce scholars to a desirable physique of literature, but additionally construct their oral interpreting and presentation abilities. every one script introduces a personality from Greek mythology and chronicles the various vital legendary occasions surrounding the determine. scholars get to grasp heroes, reminiscent of Heracles and Athena, as well as lesser identified yet both interesting figures, comparable to Chiron and Asclepius. A pronunciation advisor for greater than three hundred Greek names and a close index make this a undemanding resource.
By Garrett Head
By Craig Lucas
"Irresistible . . . intoxicating. . . . Enduringly unique sensibility."—New York Times
Adele is a painter and an addict. via her eyes, we meet her fans, Mala and invoice, and persist with her harmful relationships over the process fourteen years. A weak exploration of the interaction among artwork, love, and habit, Ode to Joy is an affecting new drama from revered playwright Craig Lucas.
Renowned playwright Craig Lucas's latest paintings is a delicate examine sickness, dependancy, and love.
Craig Lucas's performs contain Missing Persons, Reckless, Blue Window, Prelude to a Kiss, God's Heart, The demise Gaul, Stranger, Small Tragedy, Prayer for My Enemy, The making a song Forest, and the e-book for the The mild within the Piazza (music and lyrics through Adam Guettel).
By Aaron Rabinowitz,Robert Arp
One cluster of questions pertains to the problem of ancient accuracy on the subject of leisure. To what quantity is Hamilton real background, or is it extra a mirrored image of the United States this present day than within the eighteenth century? What occurs while historical past turns into dramatic paintings, and is a few falsification of background unavoidable? One viewpoint is that the true Alexander Hamilton was once an interloper, and any goal method of Hamilton should be that of an intruder. Politics continuously consists of a debate over who's at the margins and who's allowed into the center.
Then there's the query of emphasizing Hamilton’s innovative element, whilst he was once autocratic and never actually democratic. yet this is often defended as proposing a contradictory character in a different old second. Hamilton’s personality is additionally person who blends ambition, thirst for status, and predicament for his immortal legacy, with lack of ability to determine his personal obstacles, but mixed with devotion to honor and the cultivation of advantage. Hamilton’s obvious ambition led him to be likened to Macbeth and Shakespearean tragedy can clarify a lot of his life.
By M. VonEmbs
By David Mamet
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3. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet’s new play approximately one lady who's positioned away for all times, and one other who's dedicated to her rehabilitation.
Students of Mamet won’t are looking to pass over it; i used to be engaged and forced all through. certainly, The Anarchist is a counterweight to the traditional dramatic tropes of kinfolk, love and death.” Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
The Anarchist leaves no scarcity of fabric for after-theater debate.” Elysa Gardner, USA Today
Being challenged to reconsider your personal perceptions and prejudices is a clean thrill of the kind that has differently been briefly offer up to now this season it makes The Anarchist considered one of Mamet’s such a lot trenchant and well timed choices ever.” Matthew Murray, Talkin’ Broadway
The viewer stories Mamet’s signature rhythmic language. In what's like a ping-pong online game, this conflict of 2 ladies over freedom, energy, cash, religionand the inability thereof, is still compelling throughout the eighty-five mins it runs Powerful, thought-provoking, and current.” LA Splash Magazine
David Mamet is a playwright, essayist and screenwriter who directs for either the degree and picture. He used to be offered the Pulitzer Prize and big apple Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Glengarry Glen Ross. His performs contain China Doll, Race, The Anarchist, American Buffalo, Speed-the-Plow, November, The Cryptogram, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Lakeboat, The Water Engine, The Duck diversifications, Reunion, The Blue Hour, The scarf, Bobby gould in Hell, Edmond, Romance, The previous Neighborhood and his variation of The Voysey Inheritance.
By D. T. Bush
After the murder/suicide of his mom and dad, and an try on his personal lifestyles, Anton Sauvage used to be followed by way of a kinfolk whose love nourished him, yet finally caused one other tragedy. He vowed by no means to allow somebody with reference to him back and commenced over in a brand new position denying his prior and preserving his secrets and techniques. whilst he met Christina Bartelli that vow used to be damaged yet their love opened the door to his previous and the fact that may unavoidably come out.
By Carolyn Gage
By James Al-Shamma
By Joshua Stephen Allen