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  • The Little Flower of East Orange

    A Play

    When Therese Marie arrives in the emergency room of a small hospital in the Bronx, suffering from hypothermia and in shock, no one there knows her story. To the doctors and nurses, she is just another abandoned elderly woman who can't even tell them her name. But Therese Marie's dementia is not all that it seems. And when her prodigal son, Danny, returns to New York, Therese Marie must fight to ... Read more

    $4.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • The Girl Next Door

    Collector's Edition Screenplay

    The Girl Next Door Collector's Edition Screenplay is a screenplay adaptation of the novel "Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door" by Jack Ketchum. The book is loosely based on true events surrounding the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens by Gertrude Baniszewski during the summer of 1965. Set in 1958, the screenplay follows the story of two adolescent girls, Meg and Susan who, upon losing their ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Gone with the Wind (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

    GONE WITH THE WIND is a novel by American writer Margaret Mitchell, first published in 1936. The story is set in Clayton County and Atlanta, both in Georgia, during the American Civil War and Reconstruction Era. It depicts the struggles of young Scarlett O'Hara, the spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner, who must use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty following ... Read more

    $1.00 USD

  • The Crucible

    by Arthur Miller ...
    A haunting examination of groupthink and mass hysteria in a rural communityThe place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft—and then ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beautiful Ugly

    Envy Wilson, Layla Hobbs, Kacie Mayweather, three thirty year old women, each with their own set of problems, situations, and secrets, share a friendship bound together by their need for each other. One by one, they each try to play with the deck life deals them. After all, the alternative to living is dying, and who wants to go down that pathway. There is too much zest in living for them, too ... Read more

    $1.00 USD

  • Baddest Troop Alive

    The Story of Inner City Troop 1135

    by Steve Hauser ...
    “Get whitey!” they chanted marching toward their Redwoods campsite in the dimming light of dusk, wielding clubs and rocks. They were Troop 1135, mostly African-American inner city Boy Scouts. Whitey was their scoutmaster. Was this for real? It sure looked like it. In 1968, just three years after the Watts Riot, 21-year-old UCLA student Steve Hauser started Troop 1135 in the heart of the riot area ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Sexual Perversity in Chicago and the Duck Variations

    Two Plays

    by David Mamet ...
    David Mamet is one of America’s most celebrated playwrights. The author of plays, screenplays, poetry, essays, and children’s books, he has won many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Glengarry Glen Ross.The Obie award-winning Sexual Perversity in Chicago is about two office workers, Danny and Bernie, on the make in the swinging singles scene of the early 1970s. Danny meets Deborah in a ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Naked Paddock

    by M.K. Ducote ...
    Inspired by real events and the first novel of a trilogy series, Naked Paddock, transports its readers on a wild journey through the adrenaline-fueled world of professional motorsports—a world of money, sex, ego and ruthless competition. Set on the stage of historic racetracks throughout the world, Naked Paddock introduces a lifelike cast of colorful characters, as quirky and flawed as they are ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Texas Wild

    Book 23 - The Westmorelands
    Passions burn hotter in Texas in this classic Westmoreland family novel from New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson.Megan Westmoreland needs answers about her family’s past. And private investigator Rico Claiborne is the man to find them. When she insists on accompanying him to Texas in pursuit of clues, close quarters cause their simmering attraction to flare into lust. One night of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • True and False

    Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor

    by David Mamet ...
    One of our most brilliantly iconoclastic playwrights takes on the art of profession of acting with these words: invent nothing, deny nothing, speak up, stand up, stay out of school. Acting schools, “interpretation,” “sense memory,” “The Method”—David Mamet takes a jackhammer to the idols of contemporary acting, while revealing the true heroism and nobility of the craft. He shows actors how to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Sweat (TCG Edition)

    by Lynn Nottage ...
    • World premiere at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in the summer of 2015, with a subsequent production produced by Arena Stage in Washington DC• Highly anticipated New York production coming this Fall, directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined)• Glowing review of OSF production in NY Times• Likely contender for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama• Made “The List,” an initiative begun by The Kilroys to ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Mountaintop

    by Katori Hall ...
    series Modern Classics
    Exactly one year ago, I stood in that crumbling pulpit in Riverside and shouted that this war would be our own violent undoing, freedom's suicide . . . Well, I'll tell you, there weren't too many Amens that Sunday. But who is a man who does not speak his mind? He is not a man, but I am a man.The night before his assassination, King retires to room 306 in the now-famous Lorraine Motel after giving ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • Smoke Screen

    Lauren, Ryan, and Simone meet again after the tragedy that brought them all together ten years ago. A serial killer is on the loose in Detroit, murdering men and leaving her mark, and each of these women has a motive to kill. Simone, a sexual abuse survivor and advocate for young girls, has begun to heal her wounds over the past ten years, but she is still trying to reclaim her life. Her mother, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Broken Glass

    Revised

    by Arthur Miller ...
    series Penguin Plays
    Set in Brooklyn, this gripping mystery begins when attractive, level-headed Sylvia Gellburg suddenly loses her ability to walk. The only clue to her mysterious ailment lies in her obsession with news accounts from Germany. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Wit

    A Play

    Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, the Drama Desk Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award, the Lucille Lortel Award, and the Oppenheimer AwardMargaret Edson's powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize–winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existence's unifying experiences—mortality—while she also probes the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Thanksgiving Play / What Would Crazy Horse Do?

    The Thanksgiving Play had its world premiere Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in the fall of 2018.What Would Crazy Horse Do? had its world premiere at Kansas City Repertory Theatre in the spring of 2017FastHorse is a Native American playwright and choreographer. She is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Lakota people.Her other plays include: Cow Pie Bingo, Urban Rez, Native Nation, ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • My Son's Wife

    First Lady Audrey Graham believes she’s found the perfect woman to become her son, Minister Stiles Graham’s wife. Sweet, sensitive, kind, and of course a fine Christian girl, Audrey couldn’t ask more of lovely Rena Jackson. But skeletons fall from the closet when Audrey and Stiles discover that Rena is in love and committed to the troubled, rebellious, ex-con, Frankie. My Son’s Wife is more than a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Escape From Hades

    by Aaron Pery ...
    In a time when Biblical ethics are enforced by the devil, William and Janet die when his jealous wife finds them in bed and kills them. To their surprise, they pay for their infidelity harshly by being sent to Hades for all eternity.Unable to accept their harsh sentences, they finally escape when they find a chink in Hades security. They return back to Los Angeles to start a new life again. ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Water by the Spoonful (Revised TCG Edition)

    “How many plays make us long for grace? Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Hudes is such a rare play; it is a yearning, funny, deeply sad and deeply lyrical piece, a worthy companion to Hudes’s Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue. The play infects us with the urge to find connection within our families and communities and remains with us long after we’ve left the theater.” –Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-winning ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • A Raisin in the Sun

    "Never before, in the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of Black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959.This edition presents the fully restored, uncut version of Hansberry's landmark work with an introduction by Robert Nemiroff.Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Small Tragedy (TCG Edition)

    by Craig Lucas ...
    "Full of itnerest, intelligence, amusement, and spine-chilling verity. . . . A play to see and ponder, staying with you, in typical Lucas fashion, long after you leave the theater."—Village VoiceAn amateur production of Oedipus elicits social and political tension among its actors, generating meaningful revelations about tragedy in the contemporary world. Lucas's topical and complex play is a ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • Reckless and Other Plays

    by Craig Lucas ...
    * Author’s plays are produced widely throughout the U.S. * New edition of Reckless with Blue Window and Stranger, his most recent play * Previous edition--three printings over 8,000 copies sold * Last year’s hit Off Broadway revival brought back for encore runs by popular demand for encore runs in July and September ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • This is Our Youth

    Dennis—with a famous painter father and social activist mother—is a small-time drug dealer and total mess. His hero-worshipping friend Warren has just impulsively stolen $15,000 from his father, an abusive lingerie tycoon. When Jessica, a mixed-up prep school girl, shows up for a date, Warren pulls out a wad of bills and takes her off, awkwardly, for a night of seduction. A wildly funny, ... Read more

    $10.39 USD

  • Incident at Vichy

    A Play

    by Arthur Miller ...
    series Penguin Plays
    “one of the most important plays of our time” --Howard Taubman, The New York TimesIn Vichy France in 1942, eight men and a boy are seized by the collaborationist authorities and made to wait in a building that may be a police station. Some of them are Jews. All of them have something to hide—if not from the Nazis, then from their fellow detainees and, inevitably, from themselves. For in this ... Read more

    $11.99 USD