By Thomas S. Hischak
In 100 maximum American Plays, Thomas S. Hischak offers an attractive dialogue of the easiest degree productions to return out of the U.S.. each 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 points of the drama
- critical response to the play
- major awards
- the play’s influence
- cast lists of outstanding degree and movie versions
The performs were chosen no longer for his or her recognition yet for his or her value to American theatre and comprise 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 comprises whole 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. delivering severe information regarding an important works produced because the eighteenth century, 100 maximum American Plays will attract somebody attracted to the cultural heritage of theatre.
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100 Greatest American Plays by Thomas S. Hischak