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NEW TITLES | FEATURED TITLES

MARTIN

E.

SEGA

L

THEATRE

CENTER

PUBLICATIONS

Five Arab Hamlet Plays Edited by Marvin Carlson and Margaret Litvin

A fascinating, hilarious, provocative

collection of Arab works inspired by

William Shakespeare’s

Hamlet

, from

political satire to musical comedy.

Includes works by Moroccan Nabyl

Lahlou (1968), Syrian Mamduh

Adwan (1976), Jordanian Nader

Omran (1984), Iraqi Jawad al-Assadi

(1994), and Egyptian Hani Afifi

(2009), plus an autobiographical

sketch by Egyptian Mahmoud

Aboudoma (2006).

978-0-9846160-2-2 $20.00

Four Plays from Syria

Sa’Dallah Wannous

Four full-length plays by Sa’dallah

Wannous, the leading Syrian

dramatist of the twentieth century,

published in English for the

first time:

Rituals of Signs and

Transformations

,

The Evening Party

for the Fifth of June

,

The Adventure

of the Mamluk Jaber’s Head

, and

The Drunken Days

. Together

they represent three decades of

Wannous’s remarkable career and

indicate the range of his political,

social, personal, and metatheatrical

contributions to modern drama.

978-0-9846160-8-4 $29.00

New Plays from Spain Eight Works by Seven Playwrights Edited by Frank Hentschker

Includes:

Pakita

by Ernesto

Caballero,

Promised Land

by

Guillem Clua,

Happily Ever After

and

Typing

by Cristina Colemna,

Numbers

by Mar Gómez Glez,

Picasso and his Barber

by Borja Ortiz

de Gondra,

On the Moon

by

Alfredo Sanzol, and

Smartphones

by Emilio Williams.

978-0-9846160-5-3 $20.00

Theatre from Medieval Cairo The Ibn Daniyal Trilogy

Ibn Daniyal

Translated and Edited by Marvin

Carlson and Safi Mahfouz

This volume contains the first

English translations of the only

three plays that survive from the

medieval Arabic theater, created

by Ibn Daniyal in 13th century

Cairo. Includes the farces

The Shadow Spirit

,

The Amazing

Preacher and the Stranger

, and

The Love-Stricken One and the Lost

One Who Inspires Passion

.

978-0-9846160-4-6 $20.00

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Hugo Claus

Four Works for the Theatre

Translated by David Willinger,

Luk Truyts and Luc Deneulin

Four taboo-tackling plays from the

foremost writer of Dutch theatre,

poetry and prose. Includes:

The

Temptation, Friday

,

Serenade

and

The

Hair of the Dog

.

978-0-9666152-1-0 $15.00

Marvin Carlson (Editor)

Theatre Research Resources in New York City A Complete Guide to Over 100 Libraries and Special Collections in New York City

978-0-9790570-0-7 $10.00

Jean-François Ducis

Shakespeare Made French Three Tragedies by Jean-François Ducis

Edited with a translation by

Marvin Carlson

An exciting collection of Ducis’

radical reworkings of Shakespeare’s

most famous tragedies, penned on

the eve of the French Revolution.

Includes:

Hamlet

,

Romeo and Juliette

and

King Lear

.

978-0-9846160-3-9 $20.00

Meghan Duffy and

Daniel Gerould (Editors)

Comedy A Bibliography of Critical Studies in English on the Theory and Practice of Comedy in Drama, Theatre and Performance

978-0-9666152-9-6 $10.00

Jan Fabre

Jan Fabre: The Servant of Beauty Seven Monologues for the Theatre

Edited with a foreword by

Frank Hentschker

Includes:

We Need Heroes Now

(2010),

Little Body on the Wall

(1996),

The Emperor of Loss

(1994),

She was and She is

,

Even

(1975)

and others.

978-0-9846160-1-5 $15.00

I Am A Mistake Seven Works for the Theatre

Edited by Frank Hentschker

This volume represents the first

collection of plays by Jan Fabre

in an English translation. Plays

include:

I am a Mistake

(2007),

History of Tears

(2005),

Je suis sang

(

conte de fées médiéval

) (2001),

Angel

of Death

(2003) and others.

978-0-9790570-7-6 $15.00

Daniel Gerould (Editor)

Quick Change: Theatre Essays and Translations

Contains previously uncollected

writings, including articles about

Witkacy’s doubles, historical and

medical simulations, the Battleship

Potemkin, comédie rosse at the

Grand Guignol, Polish theatre,

Grotowski and Kantor, Mrozek

and Rózewicz, Polish and

Russian Symbolists and erotic

French puppets.

978-0-9790570-9-0 $20.00

Josep M. Benet i Jornet

Benet i Jornet: Two Plays

Fleeting

, a disturbing “tragedy-

within-a-play”, and

Stages

, with

its monolithic recall of a dead

actress, provide an introduction to

a playwright whose experiments

in dramatic form and treatment of

provocative themes have made him

a major figure in contemporary

European theater.

978-0-9790570-5-2 $15.00

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