by Tony Kushner
A decade-long collaboration between three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg and the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, Tony Kushner, Lincoln is a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office.
Based in part on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin’s book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, the published screenplay of Lincoln, available in both paperback and a limited-edition hardcover, leads this year’s Academy Awards with 12 nominations including Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay, has received the AFI Award for Movie of the Year and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Screenplay.
“A brilliant, brawling epic… Screenwriter Tony Kushner blows the dust off history by investing it with flesh, blood and churning purpose… A great American movie.” — Rolling Stone
by Sarah Ruhl
One of America’s most original playwrights renders Virginia Woolf’s brilliant gender-bending novel, Orlando, and Anton Chekhov’s dramatic masterpiece, Three Sisters, into elegant and lyrical new adaptations for the stage.
book by Enda Walsh, lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
The celebrated new musical based on the Academy Award®-winning film received eleven Tony Award® nominations and eight wins, including Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical.
by Nicky Silver
Nicky Silver’s critically acclaimed and deliciously savage family comedy was a Broadway hit last spring.
edited by Jason Loewith
These 20 interviews -- including Anne Bogart, Julie Taymor and George C. Wolfe -- represent a cross-section of the most diverse and dynamic stage directors defining today’s American theatre.
by John Logan
This one-woman show about legendary Hollywood super-agent Sue Mengers is currently on Broadway starring Bette Midler. Nominated for the 2013 Drama League award for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play.
by John Logan
A new play from the acclaimed playwright of Red. Enchantment and reality collide at a 1932 meeting between Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the original Alice in Wonderland, and Peter Llewelyn Davies, the original Peter Pan. Currently playing London's West End, starring Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw.
by Caryl Churchill
The latest work from one of the world's greatest playwrights: a short play that is as fresh and unusual as anything Caryl Churchill has written.
edited by Amy Wegener and Sarah Lunnie / Foreword by Les Waters
A collection of all ten scripts from the 2012 Humana Festival of New American Plays, the 36th annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Includes: Death Tax by Lucas Hnath, The Veri**on Play by Lisa Kron, The Hour of Feeling by Mona Mansour and more.