Classics

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  • Georges Feydeau, translated from the French by Laurence Senelick

    Description

    Inspired by Feydeau's wife's obsession with giving the children laxatives, especially his eldest son, Jacques, every character is despicable for their moral cowardice and egoism, providing a hopeless (but hilarious) environment for child-rearing.


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (3 female, 4 male, 1 child)
    Short Comedy (about 50 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Jane Austen, adapted by Christopher Baker
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    Description

    Jane Austen's mastery of manners and morals is on full display in Christopher Baker's acclaimed stage adaptation of her beloved masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 18 total (10 female, 8 male, 18 speaking roles or with doubling 14 actors)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Neal Bell, adapted from the novel by Horatio Alger
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    Description

    Journalist Dick Hunter sets out to document the slums of 1890's New York where he discovers harrowing conditions of poverty and abuse.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Richard Nelson
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    Description

    Richard Nelson uses the familiar tale of Rip Van Winkle as the basis for his epic study of American agrarian reform, the Industrial Revolution, and the labor movement.


    Production Info

    Cast: 22 total (7 female, 15 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 210 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
  • Spalding Gray, based on a short story by Anton Chekhov

    Description

    Famously astute observer of everyday life, Spalding Gray receives a Chekhov short story in the mail, leading him into a monologue that confronts the fears that beset us... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Short Comedy (about 25 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    William Shakespeare, adapted by Nina Shengold
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    Description

    The most famous love story of all time has been edited from Shakespeare's text for a cast of five, and with a running time of seventy-five minutes.


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (3 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 75 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Kenneth McLeish
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    Description

    Considered one of Ibsen's masterpieces, ROSMERSHOLM is the story of Johannes Rosmer, a former clergyman and owner of the estate Rosmersholm... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 160 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Arthur Schnitzler, adapted by Eric Bentley
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    Description

    Eric Bentley's adaptation of Arthur Schnitzler's classic LA RONDE.


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (5 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
  • Anton Chekhov, adapted by Richard Nelson

    Description

    "It's a comedy with three female and six male roles, four acts, a landscape (view of a lake), lots of talk of literature, little action and 180 lbs of love... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (6 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 120 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Emily Mann, freely adapted from Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL
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    Description

    Emily Mann brings Chekhov's masterpiece into the 21st century with bright contemporary language and a modern Hamptons' setting... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (4 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Constance Congdon
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    Description

    Goldoni's eighteenth-century masterpiece is an enduring story of love, passion, and mistaken identity... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (3 female, 10 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 115 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Carl Sternheim, translated by Eric Bentley
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    Description

    In THE UNDERPANTS, she is waiting in the crowd — Berlin, circa 1910 — craning her neck forward to see the Kaiser pass by... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Sean Graney
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    Description

    In THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES, Sophocles' seven surviving plays — OEDIPUS, IN TRACHIS, PHILOKTETES, IN COLONUS, AJAX, ELEKTRA and ANTIGONE — combine with music and food to create a stunning portrait of the human condition, where the intermingling of chance and fate yields disquieting results... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (5 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 220 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Frank Wedekind, English version by Kenneth Tigar and Clayton Koelb
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    Description

    Possibly the ultimate coming-of-age drama. The play follows a group of high-school friends in Victorian-age Germany who begin to experience their first sexual desires in a world where even talking about sex is taboo... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 25 total (7 female, 18 male, some doubling)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Neil LaBute

    Description

    An amateur comic struggles with his new routine.


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Short Drama (about 20 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Contemporary Costumes