19th Century

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    Ruth Wolff
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    Description

    As the 19th century moves into the 20th century, the Dowager Empress Tzu-Hsi struggles to hold together the proud ancient Chinese empire, which is being assaulted by foreign nations and the technological advances of the age... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male, optional extras: court attendants)
    Full Length Drama (about 130 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    August Strindberg, adapted by Richard Nelson
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    Description

    Richard Nelson's critically lauded adaptation of Strindberg's classic, in which a power struggle between husband and wife leads to devastating consequences.


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 95 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Georges Feydeau, translated from the French by Laurence Senelick
    $19.95$20.00

    Collection Description

    This collection includes five long one-act plays: THE AWFUL TOOTH, BLASTED EVENT, DEAD WRONG, POTTY FAVORS, and SHE CAN'T BARE IT! Master Belle Époque farceur Georges Feydeau loosely based these brilliantly funny long one-acts on the failure of his own marriage... [read more]

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    Ruth Wolff
    $15.00

    Description

    A Play with Music — the music of Frederic Chopin. George Sand had many lovers — but the one to whom she was most attached, and who almost ruined her life, was Frederic Chopin... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 125 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    August Strindberg, translated by Laurence Senelick
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    Description

    Ghosts drift through Strindberg's haunted and haunting dreamscape where a student idealizes the inhabitants of a stylish Stockholm apartment building, only to discover that their lives, perhaps even life itself, may be a kind of hell from which salvation can only be achieved through suffering.


    Production Info

    Cast: 14 total (7 female, 7 male, bit parts)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Henrik Ibsen, translated and adapted by Anthony Clarvoe
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    Description

    Ibsen's 1881 masterpiece finds a fresh interpretation in Anthony Clarvoe's taut adaptation in which a woman has to face her legacy of religious and sexual repression when her grown son comes home to tell her that he has an incurable sexually transmitted disease and asks her to help him die with dignity.


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (2 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Mildred Inez Lewis
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    Description

    Set in the 1850s, New Jersey transplant Bobby Hawkins marries Susannah, the daughter of a leading South Carolina family... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 2 total (1 female, 1 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Thomas Babe
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    Description

    Thomas Babe's study of the Gilded Age is, in the author's words, "a little of this, a little of that, part musical, part tragedy, part melodrama... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Richard Nelson
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    Description

    The play tells the story of a ragtag troupe of actors as they head West during the Gold Rush, seeking fortune and fame and performing Shakespeare for enthusiastic '49ers... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (4 female, 9 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Nikolai Gogol, translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
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    Description

    A new translation of Nikolai Gogol's comic masterpiece by the renowned translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonksy (winner of two PEN/Book-of-the-Month Translation Awards) and the playwright/director Richard Nelson (Tony Award, Olivier Award)... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 14 total (7 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 135 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Nikolai Gogol, translated by Laurence Senelick
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    Description

    Nikolai Gogol's classic and hilarious satire of bureaucratic ineptness and corruption in a first-class translation by Laurence Senelick.


    Production Info

    Cast: 27 total (6 female, 21 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 140 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Eugène Labiche and Marc-Michel, translated by Kenneth McLeish
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    Description

    The classic 1851 farce. Fadinard is on the way to his wedding when his horse eats a straw hat hanging on a bush... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 18 total (6 female, 12 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Anton Chekhov, translated by Stephen Mulrine
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    Description

    Set in a country weighed down by political, ideological and spiritual stagnation, Chekhov's compelling early play is rooted in the revolutionary atmosphere of Russia at the turn of the 20th century.


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (4 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Len Jenkin
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    Description

    KRAKEN explores the true-life encounter between legendary American novelists Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1856... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Henrik Ibsen, translated by Richard Nelson
    $15.00$15.95

    Description

    Ibsen's rarely performed play, THE LADY FROM THE SEA, was written just before HEDDA GABLER. It is a powerful expression of a woman's search for her own identity, in a world where women are defined by who they are with, instead of who they are or who they could become.


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male, extras)
    Full Length Drama (about 130 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes