First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Table of Contents
1. Notes to the Actor; 2. After Easter Anne Devlin; 3. Angels in America Tony Kushner; 4. Assassins Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman; 5. Belfry Billy Roche; 6. Bronteburgers Victoria Wood; 7. Burn This Lanford Wilson; 8. Can't Stand Up for Falling Down Richard Cameron; 9. Cigarettes and Chocolate Anthony Minghella; 10. The Conquest of the South Pole Manfred Karge; 11. Death and the Maiden Ariel Dorfman; 12. Decadence Steven Berkoff; 13. Digging for Fire Declan Hughes; 14. Etta Jenks Marlane Meyer; 15. The Fastest Clock in the Universe Philip Ridley; 16. Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune Ierrence McNally; 17. Giving Notes Victoria Wood; 18. Her Aching Heart Bryony Lavery; 19. Here Michael Frayn; 20. Hush April de Angelis; 21. The Last Yankee Arthur Miller; 22. Laughing Wild Christopher Durang; 23. Lettice and Lovage Peter Shaffer; 24. The Love Space Demands Ntozake Shange; 25. Low Level Panic Clare McIntyre; 26. The Madness of Esme and Shaz Sarah Daniels; 27. Man to Man Manfred Karge; 28. Molly Sweeney Brian Friel; 29. Moonlight Harold Pinter; 30. My Mother Said I Never Should Charlotte Keatley; 31. Oleanna David Mamet; 32. The Pitchfork Disney Philip Ridley; 33. The Ride Down Mount Morgan Arthur Miller; 34. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Jim Cartwright; 35. Serious Money Caryl Churchill; 36. Shades Sharman Macdonald; 37. The Sisters of Rosensweig Wendy Wasserstein; 38. Six Degrees of Separation John Guare; 39. Some Americans Abroad Richard Nelson; 40. Talking Heads Alan Bennett; 41. Talking in Tongues Winsome Pinnock; 42. Ten Tiny Fingers, Nine Tiny Toes Sue Townsend; 43. Three Birds Alighting on a Field Timberlake Wertenbaker; 44. Three Hotels Jon Robin Baitz; 45. To Jim Cartwright; 46. The Woman Destroyed Simone de Beauvoir; 47. The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Debbie Isitt; 48. Women Laughing Michael Wall; 49. Your Home in the West Rod Wooden.
Michael Earley is Chief Producer of Plays for BBC Radio Drama and Senior Editor-at-Large for Methuen Drama. A former Chairman of the Theatre Studies Program at Yale, he has also taught dramatic literature, acting and playwrighting at the Julliard School, New York University, and Smith College.
Philippa Keil is a writer and translator. She holds an MFA from the Yale school of Drama, and has worked professionally in London at the Orange Tree Theatre.