From Atalanta to Zeus: Readers Theatre from Greek Mythology by Suzanne I. Barchers

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.

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James Dawson and The Harringtons by Garrett Head

By Garrett Head

Scott and Debra Harrington were having marital difficulties for the earlier 4 years. They attempted to get aid from marriage counselors, yet proves to be unnecessary. simply as they are approximately to break up, a wedding counselor by way of the identify of James Dawson, arrives at their place of abode and claims that he can shop their marriage. They quickly discover that he is no longer a standard marriage counselor, he is a mystical one.

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Ode to Joy (TCG Edition) by Craig Lucas

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).

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Hamilton and Philosophy: Revolutionary Thinking (Popular by Aaron Rabinowitz,Robert Arp

By Aaron Rabinowitz,Robert Arp

In Hamilton and Philosophy, specialist thinkers disclose, learn, and examine the deep and debatable implications of this runaway hit Broadway musical.
       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.

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Relatives In Common by M. VonEmbs

By M. VonEmbs

An orphaned younger girl by no means loses desire. Her journal advert desires flip to cornflowers on a furnishings crate. An abusive inebriated can pay the loopy ahead, discovering an not going sufferer sooner or later as his merely relative stuffs jars choked with money. A small city pastor castrates those that might purely sin if left complete. Daddy Ross Setzer will get lots lower than he must have. Andus simply desires rags & bones whereas Sawney wifs his personal knotty tail. Sheriff Gifford is a nasty target or perhaps a true strong one, his spouse regularly is familiar with simply what she desires. Parnell Washburn wishes a lager yet he won’t get one this present day. Bastard 1 and Bastard 2 wish girly magazines and a relations. a truly strange little boy is born into this global with a previous, however the dots are by no means attached. equipment Peterson must have stayed in Prince, WVA. Deputy Hansen wears a wax paper masks. Southern Ohio bargains just a little of every thing and a complete bunch of not anything. a few humans get what they deserve and some by no means deserve what they get.

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The Anarchist by David Mamet

By David Mamet

Anarchist [an/er-kist] n.
1. somebody who opposes the authority of the state.
2. an individual who explanations sickness or upheaval.
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, religion—and 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.

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Anton's Place by D. T. Bush

By D. T. Bush

This e-book is ready discovering love in an unforgiving international. Making offerings and dwelling with them.

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.

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Sarah Ruhl: A Critical Study of the Plays by James Al-Shamma

By James Al-Shamma

even supposing no longer but forty, two-time Pulitzer finalist Sarah Ruhl has confirmed herself as one in every of America’s such a lot cutting edge and efficient playwrights. She is understood for charting advanced currents of wish and broaching weighty subject matters resembling bereavement with a gentle, whimsical contact. This severe quantity represents the 1st full-length, complete learn of her paintings. The textual content tracks the evolution of her sort and aesthetic, situates her physique of labor in the American theatre scene, investigates her affects, and analyzes her performs extensive, together with Eurydice, The fresh condominium, ardour Play, and In the subsequent Room or the vibrator play.

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A Nice Place to Leave by Joshua Stephen Allen

By Joshua Stephen Allen

Fictional Autobiography by way of JOSHUA STEPHEN ALLEN. "A great position to depart" follows the tale of a free-lance author, Joshua Allen, as he units out to enquire a growing to be phenomenon of non secular teams. He learns his suspicions all too genuine and is detained by means of the Non-Conformist Silencing enterprise (NSA). With assistance from a few associates he plans and escapes utilizing a contemporary day 'underground railroad'.

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