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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Dear Friends,

The Drama Book Shop will be going into storage for a few months while the new owners look for, and build, a new store. Thank you for supporting us throughout  the years. Visit our website in the coming months for news and info on the new opening date. The shop will close at 6:00 on Sunday, January 20. Please come and visit us at 250 West 40th Street one last time.

Our last day is January 20, 2019, noon to 6pm - stop by for a glass of wine (and shed a tear)

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Friends Purchase Drama Book Shop —NYTimes


PLEASE PARDON OUR PAUSE. ALL MAIL ORDERS HAV BEEN SUSPENDED AS OF FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH - 6PM (EST). LOOK FOR A RELAUNCH SUMMER 2019.

Annie Baker and Amy Herzog, in Conversation

Friday, January 18th at 5:00 pm

Theatre Communications Group and The Drama Book Shop are thrilled to host playwrights Annie Baker (The Antipodes) and Amy Herzog (Mary Jane) for a conversation on writing for the theatre. The event will be followed by a book signing and refreshments.

The Antipodes (Tcg Edition) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781559365680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Theatre Communications Group - January 9th, 2018

Mary Jane (Tcg Edition) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781559365833
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Theatre Communications Group - April 24th, 2018

CAKE by Bekah Brunstetter, at Manhattan Theatre Club, beginning February 12, 2019

THE CAKE
by Bekah Brunstetter
directed by Lynne Meadow

With Debra Jo Rupp

Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center Stage I, 131 West 55th Street, beginning February 12, 2019. Opens March 5.

www.manhattantheatreclub.com

The Cake Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780573706875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Samuel French - February 13th, 2018

ULSTER AMERICAN by David Ireland, International Tour in 2019

Following a sold-out world premiere run at Traverse Festival 2018, Ulster American — a Traverse Theatre Company production — is set to return for a limited run of 11 performances from 20 February to 2 March 2019 ahead of an international tour.

 

Ulster American (Modern Plays) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781350096691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - August 17th, 2018

Ulster American Cover Image
$13.45
ISBN: 9781350096714
Availability: Available Now
Published: Methuen Drama - October 5th, 2018

Cyprus Avenue (Modern Plays) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781474298216
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - March 3rd, 2016

THE BAND'S VISIT, 2018 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical now published

The book and lyrics (libretto) to The Band's Visit: A New Musical  has been published and is now available for pick-up or shipping from the Drama Book Shop. Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, The Band's Visit tells the story of an Egyption police orchestra stranded for a night in a backwater town in Israel with characters wrestling with longing, loneliness, and despair. Get your first edition printing while they're still available!

The Band's Visit Cover Image
By Itamar Moses, David Yazbek (Composer)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781559365864
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Theatre Communications Group - June 26th, 2018

The Band's Visit Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781559369015
Availability: Available Now
Published: Theatre Communications Group - June 26th, 2018

The Band's Visit: A New Musical - Vocal Selections Cover Image
By David Yazbek (Composer)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781540026781
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation - June 11th, 2018

INHERITANCE by Matthew Lopez, Young Vic and London's West End

THE INHERITANCE
by Matthew Lopez
directed by Staphen Daldry

London's Young Vic, March 2, 2018 - May 19, 2018
www.youngvic.org

Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End, beginning September 2018

The Inheritance (Faber Drama) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780571352364
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Faber & Faber - March 5th, 2019

JUNGLE by Joe Murphy & Joe Robertson, New York's St. Ann's Warehouse

Silhouette of people in the camp with the title of the show 'The Jungle' created using pieces of an orange tent. There is a blue and green starry sky behind the characters.
Sonia Friedman Productions and Tom Kirdahy, Hunter Arnold present
THE JUNGLE
by Joe Murphy & Joe Robertson

directed by Stephen Daldry & Justin Martin

The Jungle (Faber Drama) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780571350186
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Faber & Faber - April 2nd, 2019

The Jungle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780571346240
Availability: This title is currently not available. It may be out-of-stock / cancelled / unavailable to us from this publisher.
Published: Faber & Faber, Ltd. (GB) - December 7th, 2017

TRUE WEST by Sam Shepard on Broadway, beginning December 27, 2018

The Roundabout Theater Company presents
TRUE WEST
by Sam Shepard
directed by James Macdonald
with Ethan Hawke and Paul Dano

Broadway's American Airlines Theatre. Previews begin December 27, 2018. Opens January 24, 2019.

www.roundabouttheatre.org

True West Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780573617287
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Samuel French, Inc. - March 31st, 2010

CHOIR BOY by Tarell Alvin McCraney on Broadway, Begins December 27, 2018

CHOIR BOY
by Tarell Alvin McCraney
directed by Trip Cullman

Manhattan Theatre Club on Broadway, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street. Beginning December 27, 2018. Opening night: January 22, 2018

www.manhattantheatreclub.com

Choir Boy Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780822231165
Availability: Special Order
Published: Dramatists Play Service, Inc. - October 31st, 2014

Choir Boy Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781559364683
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Theatre Communications Group - February 2nd, 2016

Choir Boy Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781559367820
Availability: Available Now
Published: Theatre Communications Group - January 11th, 2016

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