Offered his freedom if he joins his master in the ranks of the Confederacy, Hero, a slave, must choose whether to leave the woman and people he loves for what may be another empty promise. As his decision brings him face to face with a nation at war with itself, the ones Hero left behind debate whether to escape or wait for his return, only to discover that for Hero, freedom may have come at a great spiritual cost. A devastatingly beautiful dramatic work, Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) is a 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist and the opening trilogy of a projected nine-play cycle that will ultimately take us into the present.
This existential comedy, pitched in Will Eno’s singular voice, finds the darkness, sweetness and hilarity in our fleeting and ordinary days, as we seek to reveal ourselves, and conceal ourselves, often in the same minute.
An Actor’s Companion is ideal for both seasoned professionals and beginning actors. The tips and exercises are simple and direct, and easy to apply in both rehearsal and performance.
Gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly sad, and featuring jaw-dropping moments of physical comedy, Ballyturk is an ambitious, profound and tender work from one of Ireland’s leading playwrights.
With his ongoing exploration into actor behavior and an ever-innovative body of work, Richard Maxwell has written a study guide to the art of making theatre.
Celebrating five decades of Meredith Monk's work, this volume of conversations covers her entire career and working processes.
A tour-de-force play for one actress, Grounded flies from the heights of lyricism to the shallows of workaday existence.