Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Play
Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play
"THE BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR" – New York Times, Washington Post, New York Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Hollywood Reporter, Time Out New York, NPR
“Mr. Karam’s comedy-drama depicts the way we live now with a precision and compassion unmatched by any play I’ve seen in recent years. The Humans is a major discovery, a play as empathetic as it is clear-minded, as entertaining as it is honest. For all the darkness at its core — a darkness made literal in its ghostly conclusion — a bright light shines forth from it, the blazing luminescence of collective artistic achievement.” – Charles Isherwood, New York Times
Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. Unfolding over a single scene, this “delirious tragicomedy” (Chicago Sun-Times) by acclaimed young playwright Stephen Karam “infuses the traditional kitchen-sink family drama with qualities of horror in his portentous and penetrating work of psychological unease” (Variety), creating an indelible family portrait.
Edited by Caridad Svich
"Throughout the pages of this collection, a wide range of voices sound the joy and fury of...enacting, staging, and sharing the experience of performance."
Annie Baker’s compelling new work, John, is revolutionary in theme and structure and challenges the boundaries of what theatre can be.
Thornton Wilder/Henrik Ibsen
The first publication of this adaptation of Ibsen's classic drama as revitalized through the shrewd lens of American drama master Thornton Wilder.
With layered lyrical language and vibrant intimacy, Sotto Voce is an imaginative exploration of the power of memory, love, and human connection.
This new volume in the Performance Ideas series features over 1000 artists—painters, poets, musicians, dancers, actors, video-/filmmakers—in eleven countries saying what art is.
Chicago-based playwright Carlos Murillo's The Javier Plays is an inventive and epic trilogy that delves into themes of authenticity, truth, and self-made mythology.
A Girl with a Book is an honest response to the story of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban.
In the sleepy town of Pontypool, Ontario, no one is safe from an epidemic so devastating it will leave you literally speechless.