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June 2015 New Plays

$17.95
ISBN: 9781472514004
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Published: Methuen Publishing - July 16th, 2015

By Howard Brenton, Philip Roberts (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781472574398
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Published: Methuen Publishing - July 16th, 2015

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ISBN: 9780802123572
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Published: Grove Press - July 7th, 2015

By Tom Stoppard, Lee Hall, Lee Hall (Adapted by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802123954
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Published: Grove Press - June 23rd, 2015

By Mark Ravenhill, Dan Rebellato (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781472513830
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Published: Methuen Publishing - July 16th, 2015

By Anthony Neilson, Trish Reid (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781472509598
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Published: Methuen Publishing - July 16th, 2015

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ISBN: 9781474261739
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Published: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama - May 19th, 2015

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ISBN: 9781619590137
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Published: Dramatic Publishing - May 1st, 2015

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Published: Samuel French, Inc. - June 2015

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ISBN: 9780573702952
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Published: Samuel French, Inc. - May 30th, 2015

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Published: Samuel French, Inc. - June 2015

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ISBN: 9781474251600
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Published: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama - April 10th, 2015

GIN GAME on Broadway with James Earl Jones & Cicely Tyson. Previews September 21, 2015

THE GIN GAME
by D.L. Coburn
directed by Leonard Foglia

Broadway's Golden Theater

With James Earl Jones & Cicely Tyson.

Previews begin September 21, 2015. Opens October 13.

This winner of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize, which originally starred Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn and was later revived with Julie Harris and Charles Durning, uses a card game as a metaphor for life. Weller Martin is playing solitaire on the porch of a seedy nursing home. Enter Fonsia Dorsey, a prim, self righteous lady. They discover they both dislike the home and enjoy gin rummy, so they begin to play and to reveal intimate details of their lives. Fonsia wins every time and their secrets become weapons used against one another. Weller longs for a victory to counter a lifetime of defeats but it doesn't happen. He leaves the stage a broken man and Fonsia realizes her self-righteous rigidity has led to an embittered, lonely old age. 

$10.95
ISBN: 9780573609763
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Published: Samuel French Trade - January 11th, 2011

GROUNDED by George Brant, starring Anne Hathaway and directed by Julie Taymor, at The Public, April 7,2015-May 24, 2015

GROUNDED
by George Brant
directed by Julie Taymor 

Starring Anne Hathaway

The Public
April 7,2015-May 17 Extended through May 24, 2015

Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway (Interstellar, Les Misérables, Twelfth Night) returns to The Public in George Brant's (Elephant's Graveyard, The Mourners' Bench), spellbinding, ripped-from-the-headlines play GROUNDED. An ace fighter pilot reassigned to a remote-controlled drone faces twelve-hour shifts hunting targets from her Air Force trailer followed by twelve in the suburbs with her family in this "gripping" (New York Times) new play about the complicated consequences of waging war without leaving home. Named one of the Best Plays of the year by both London's The Evening Standard and The Guardian, and winner of the Smith Prize for Political Theater, GROUNDED comes to The Public's intimate Anspacher Theater under the masterful direction of two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Lion King, Frida, Across the Universe). 

publictheater.org

@PublicTheaterNY 

NEWS:

April 7, 2015: Julie Taymor Directs Anne Hathaway in Off-Broadway's GROUNDED, Starting Tonight —Playbill >>

Grounded, George Brant's new Off-Broadway solo play starring Academy Award-winning "Les Misérables" star Anne Hathaway with direction by Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor, begins previews April 7. 

$10.95
ISBN: 9780573702785
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Published: Samuel French, Inc. - October 10th, 2014

FLICK. 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner THE FLICK by Annie Baker returns to Off-Broadway beginning May 5, 2015

 

THE FLICK
by Annie Baker
directed by Sam Gold

The Barrow Street Theater. Previews begin May 5, 2015. Opens May 28.

 

WINNER! 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Winner! 2013 OBIE Award, Playwriting
Winner! 2013 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

 

Originally staged at Playwrights Horizons, the production will transfer intact, reuniting director Sam Gold with the entire original cast, which includes Alex Hanna, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten.

www.barrowstreettheatre.com

“Annie Baker’s exquisite play, acted by a perfect cast, won my heart. One of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge in the past decade.” —Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

“The most spellbinding theater this year. ‘The Flick’ may be the best argument anyone has yet made for the continued necessity and profound uniqueness of the theater. —Jesse Green, New York Magazine

 

In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. With keen insight and a finely-tuned comic eye, The Flick is a hilarious and heart-rending cry for authenticity in a fast-changing world.

[Original DBS THE FLICK Off-Broadway page]

NEWS:

May 13, 2015: THE FLICK, a Pulitzer Winner, Retakes the Stage by Charles Isherwood, New York Times >>

When Annie Baker’s play “The Flick” won the Pulitzer Prize last year, my surprise almost equaled my delight. This smart, subtle, delicately moving drama about the relationships among three low-wage workers at a grimy New England movie theater hardly seemed like the kind of play the Pulitzer judges would honor. Unless, of course, they happened to see it and were caught up in the rapt spell it casts — more than three hours that, no, don’t fly by. (As life doesn’t, really, until it does.)...

May 14, 2015: Playwright Annie Baker On Life After The Pulitzer —Variety >>  

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ISBN: 9780573702037
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Published: Samuel French Trade - June 19th, 2014

$14.95
ISBN: 9781559364584
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Published: Theatre Communications Group - September 30th, 2014

AUDIENCE with Helen Mirren, on Broadway beginning February 17, 2015

THE AUDIENCE
by Peter Morgan
Directed by Stephen Daldry

Starring Helen Mirren, on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater beginning February 17, 2015. Opening March 8, 2015 and scheduled to run through June 28, 2015.

Website: theaudiencebroadway.com 

Twitter: @TheAudienceBway 

NEWS

August 6, 2014: Why the Theater Next Door Isn’t Fit for a Queen. Helen Mirren Returning to Broadway With ‘The Audience’ —NY Times >>

November 12, 2014: Producers of ‘The Audience,’ With Helen Mirren, Won’t Move —NY Times>>

November 24, 2014: Judith Ivey to Play Thatcher in 'The Audience' —ABC News >>

Judith Ivey will need to get in touch with her fearsome side. She's going to be the "Iron Lady" on Broadway. Producers of "The Audience" said Monday that Ivey, the two-time Tony Award winner and one-time cast member of "Designing Women," will play former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher when the show opens in New York City on Feb. 17. 

$9.95
ISBN: 9780822232667
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Published: Dramatists Play Service, Inc. - May 21st, 2015

KING CHARLES III by Mike Bartlett: Almeida, West End and Broadway

KING CHARLES III

by Mike Bartlett
Directed by Rupert Goold

London's Almeida, April 3, 2014—May 31, 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, September 2, 2014-November 29, 2014, official opening September 11, 2014.

Broadway, Spring Fall 2015.

Music Box Theater. Previews beginning October 10, 2015. Opening November 1.

www.kingcharlesiiibroadway.com 

The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?

Mike Bartlett’s controversial new play explores the people beneath the crowns, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold directs the World Premiere, following his acclaimed production of American Psycho. He is reunited with Mike Bartlett (Chariots of Fire, Cock) after their collaboration on Earthquakes in London.

$20.95
ISBN: 9781848424418
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Published: Nick Hern Books - March 17th, 2015

$30.95
ISBN: 9781848424425
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Published: Nick Hern Books - July 7th, 2015

$14.57
ISBN: 9781780014203
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Published: Nick Hern Books - April 10th, 2014

$9.95
ISBN: 9780822227663
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Published: Dramatists Play Service, Inc. - July 30th, 2013

$14.95
ISBN: 9781408132821
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Published: Methuen Publishing - September 13th, 2011

By Mike Bartlett, Sacha Wares (Introduction by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781408152164
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Published: Methuen Publishing - March 15th, 2012

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on Broadway with Kristen Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, beginning February 2015

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Cy Coleman
Directed by Scott Ellis

With Kristen Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher,  

Broadway 2015 

Roundabout Theatre Company Production t the American Airlines Theatre, on Broadway

Fall 2014? Beginning February 12 13, 2015, opening March 12, 2015, through July 5, 2015

Rumors are flying... Now confirmed (5/13/2014)

It’s nonstop laughs aboard the Twentieth Century, a luxury train travelling from Chicago to New York City. Luck, love and mischief collide when the bankrupt theater producer Oscar Jaffee (Golden Globe® winner Peter Gallagher) embarks on a madcap mission to cajole glamorous Hollywood starlet Lily Garland (Tony Award® winner Kristin Chenoweth) into playing the lead in his new, non-existent epic drama. But is the train ride long enough to reignite the spark between these former lovers, create a play from scratch, and find the money to get it all the way to Broadway?

On the Twentieth Century is the hilarious Tony-winning musical comedy from the creators of Sweet Charity (composer Cy Coleman), Singin’ in the Rain (lyricist-librettists Betty Comden and Adolph Green) and Curtains (Tony-nominated director Scott Ellis), back in the spotlight nearly 40 years after making its Broadway debut.

Grab your ticket and hop onboard this fun-filled musical journey to The Great White Way! 

www.roundabouttheatre.org 

By Cy Coleman (Composer), Betty Comden (Composer), Adolph Green (Composer)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423498339
Availability: Special Order
Published: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation - December 2010

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