9780140104875

Actor's Book of Scenes from New Plays : 70 Scenes for Two Actors, from Today's Hottest Playwrights

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140104875

  • ISBN10:

    0140104879

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1988-09-01
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

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Summary

Today's most exciting work for the stage is emerging far from Broadway's "mainstream," at Off and Off-off Broadway theaters, at regional companies around the country, and from abroad. Here is an up-to-the-minute collection of scenes-ideally suited for both classroom and audition use-from the best dramatists now being produced.

Table of Contents

SCENES FOR ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN
Am I Blue
3(8)
Beth Henley
The Art of Dining
11(6)
Tina Howe
Asian Shade
17(6)
Larry Ketron
Betrayal
23(4)
Harold Pinter
Beyond Therapy
27(6)
Christopher Durang
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea
33(12)
John Patrick Shanley
A Different Moon
45(8)
Ara Watson
Domino Courts
53(3)
William Hauptman
the dreamer examines his pillow
56(13)
John Patrick Shanley
Edmond
69(6)
David Mamet
Entertaining Mr. Sloane
75(5)
Joe Orton
FOB
80(6)
David Henry Hwang
Getting Out
86(4)
Marsha Norman
Hello and Goodbye
90(5)
Athol Fugard
Huryburly
95(9)
David Rabe
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
104(5)
August Wilson
A Kind of Alaska
109(8)
Harold Pinter
Landscape of the Body
117(4)
John Guare
Life and Limb
121(4)
Keith Reddin
Mojo
125(10)
Alice Childress
Open Admissions
135(7)
Shirley Lauro
Out of Gas on Lovers Leap
142(9)
Mark St. Germain
Progress
151(4)
Doug Lucie
Quartermaine's Terms
155(5)
Simon Gray
Reckless
160(5)
Craig Lucas
The Red Coat
165(5)
John Patrick Shanley
Stops Along the Way
170(7)
Jeffrey Sweet
Strange Snow
177(6)
Steve Metcalfe
A Taste of Honey
183(4)
Shelagh Delaney
Vanishing Act
187(5)
Richard Greenberg
A Weekend Near Madison
192(5)
Kathleen Tolan
What the Butler Saw
197(4)
Joe Orton
The Wrong Man
201(6)
Laura Harrington
SCENES FOR TWO WOMEN
Between Daylight and Boonville
207(4)
Matt Williams
Blue Christmas
211(6)
Eric Lane
Elm Circle
217(5)
Mick Casale
Final Placement
222(5)
Ara Watson
Footfalls
227(6)
Samuel Beckett
Graceland
233(9)
Ellen Byron
Homesteaders
242(5)
Nina Shengold
Hothouse
247(7)
Megan Terry
In the Boom Boom Room
254(6)
David Rabe
Laundry and Bourbon
260(9)
James McLure
Lydie Breeze
269(5)
John Guare
The Mound Builders
274(5)
Lanford Wilson
Sarita
279(3)
Maria Irene Fornes
Savage in Limbo
282(7)
John Patrick Shanley
A Taste of Honey
289(6)
Shelagh Delaney
Top Girls
295(10)
Caryl Churchill
Waiting for the Parade
305(6)
John Murrell
SCENES FOR TWO MEN
The Blood Knot
311(10)
Athol Fugard
The Colored Museum
321(4)
George C. Wolfe
The Dance and the Railroad
325(8)
David Henry Hwang
Father Dreams
333(8)
Mary Gallagher
Fences
341(5)
August Wilson
Highest Standard of Living
346(4)
Keith Reddin
The House of Ramon Iglesia
350(4)
Jose Rivera
How I Got That Story
354(4)
Amlin Gray
A Lie of the Mind
358(6)
Sam Shepard
The Mound Builders
364(5)
Lanford Wilson
The Nerd
369(7)
Larry Shue
The Normal Heart
376(6)
Larry Kramer
Not About Heroes
382(9)
Stephen MacDonald
A Prayer for My Daughter
391(5)
Thomas Babe
Principia Scriptoriae
396(4)
Richard Nelson
Ties
400(6)
Jeffrey Sweet
Victoria Station
406(7)
Harold Pinter
Vivien
413(4)
Percy Granger
What's Wrong with This Picture?
417
Donald Margulies

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