By Thomas S. Hischak
In 100 maximum American Plays, Thomas S. Hischak offers an attractive dialogue of the simplest degree productions to come back out of the U.S.. every one play is mentioned within the context of its unique presentation in addition to its legacy. prepared alphabetically, the entries for those performs include:
- plot details
- production history
- biography of the playwright
- literary facets of the drama
- critical response to the play
- major awards
- the play’s influence
- cast lists of amazing level and movie versions
The performs were chosen no longer for his or her acceptance yet for his or her value to American theatre and contain works through Edward Albee, Harvey Fierstein, Lorraine Hansberry, Lillian Hellman, Tony Kushner, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Eugene O’Neill, Sam Shepard, Neil Simon, Gore Vidal, Wendy Wasserstein, Thornton Wilder, Tennessee Williams, and August Wilson. This informative quantity additionally contains entire lists of Pulitzer Prize winners for Drama, the hot York Drama Critics Circle Award for American performs, and the Tony Award for most sensible Play. supplying serious information regarding an important works produced because the eighteenth century, 100 maximum American Plays will entice an individual drawn to the cultural heritage of theatre.
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100 Greatest American Plays by Thomas S. Hischak