1900s

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  • Eugene O'Neill

    Description

    A weary former prostitute seeks out her estranged sea captain father, hoping to find forgiveness from him, while hiding her past from a sailor she loves... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (2 female, 10 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 125 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
  • Eugene O'Neill

    Description

    O'Neill's first Broadway play pits brother against brother for the heart of a woman. On a farm in Massachusetts two close brothers, Robert, a poet, and Andrew, a contented farmer, are both in love with Ruth, the beautiful farm girl next door... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (4 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 140 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Georges Feydeau, translated by Kenneth McLeish
    $11.95$15.00

    Description

    This classic French farce was written in 1907. It is, perhaps, Feydeau's best known play, and its intricate choreography draws together two classic farce plots — that of the suspicious wife who sets a trap to expose her faithless partner, and the venerable comic device of mistaken identity.


    Production Info

    Cast: 14 total (5 female, 9 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 200 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
  • $15.95
    Sholem Asch, translated by Richard Nelson with Robert Marx
    $15.95

    Description

    BBC correspondent David Mazower (Sholem Asch's great-grandson) described THE GOD OF VENGEANCE as "admired, translated, parodied, panned, banned, prosecuted, withdrawn, forgotten, revived, celebrated... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (7 female, 5 male, bit parts)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Eric Overmyer
    $11.95$15.00

    Description

    A dreamy, meditative telling of the story of the father of ragtime Scott Joplin's rivalry with fellow musical genius Louis Chauvin... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (5 female, 6 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 85 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Mark Harelik, conceived by Mark Harelik and Randal Myler
    $15.00$50.00

    Description

    Rural Central Texas, 1909. A young Russian-Jewish immigrant, newly arrived in America through the port of Galveston, pulls his banana cart into the hamlet of Hamilton... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • $15.00
    Ruth Wolff
    $15.00

    Description

    As he is making preparations to set out on what will become his final sea journey, Joshua Slocum (hounded by an unsympathetic offstage second wife), tells us about his previous Great Adventure when, in 1895, he set out on a three-year journey in his 34-foot sloop the Spray to prove that a man could sail around the world alone... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
  • $15.00$19.95
    Georges Feydeau, translated by Laurence Senelick
    $15.00$19.95

    Description

    Often described as Feydeau's masterpiece, THE LADY FROM MAXIM'S charts the trials and tribulations of a certain proper Doctor Petypon who wakes up with a hangover only to find in his bed “The Shrimp,” a dancer at the Moulin Rouge and lady of the night... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 28 total (11 female, 17 male, doubling possible, extras)
    Full Length Comedy (about 180 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Neal Bell, adapted from the novel by Frank Norris
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    Neal Bell's adaptation of Frank Norris's novel tells the story of a couple's courtship and marriage, and their subsequent descent into poverty, violence, and finally murder as the result of jealousy and greed.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (4 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 150 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Constance Congdon, adapted from VASSA ZHELEZNOVA by Maxim Gorky, translated by Tanya Chebotarev
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    An adaptation of Gorky's classic black comedy, VASSA ZHELEZNOVA, A MOTHER concerns a family's stern, penny-pinching matriarch who will do anything for her family.


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (5 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 120 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Contemporary Costumes
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    John Strand
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    In 1904 the city of Saint Louis hosted a World's Fair. One event was titled the "University of Man," meant to celebrate the emerging science of anthropology and popular notions of biological evolution... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (2 female, 6 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 115 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
  • $15.00
    Ruth Wolff
    $15.00

    Description

    Sarah Bernhardt made her lasting fame in America. This tour de force for one actress takes Bernhardt from her first American tour, in her thirties, to her last, when, with leg amputated, she toured the country at age seventy-two... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 1 total (1 female)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Evgeny Shvarts, translated by Laurence Senelick
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    In an imaginary, fantastical land a scholar arrives seeking to find a way to make as many people as he can happy.


    Production Info

    Cast: 16 total (5 female, 11 male, doubling possible, many bit parts)
    Full Length Comedy (about 130 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
  • $15.00$15.95
    Frank Wedekind, English version by Kenneth Tigar and Clayton Koelb
    $15.00$15.95

    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
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    Maxim Gorky, translated by Stephen Mulrine
    $11.95$15.00

    Description

    Gorky's magnificent response to Chekhov's THE CHERRY ORCHARD was written in 1904, the year Chekhov died... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 17 total (6 female, 11 male, doubling)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes