Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition

By Tony Kushner

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the United States: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika

“Glorious. A huge, subversive, altogether outstanding masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced seeing that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the actual cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday

"A substantial, impressive play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yank political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

"A victory for theater, for the remodeling energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An greatly striking paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete strength can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

"Angels in the US is the best drama of our time, chatting with us of a whole period of existence and demise as no different play inside of reminiscence. It ranks as not anything lower than one of many maximum performs of the 20 th century." - John Heilpern, manhattan Observer

“Some playwrights are looking to swap the area. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times

This new version of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's contemporary alterations and a brand new creation in occasion of the 20 th anniversary of its unique construction. some of the most commemorated American performs in heritage, Angels in America was once provided Tony Awards for top Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed by means of Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has obtained 1000's of performances world wide in additional than twenty-six languages.

Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the demise of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play via Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vibrant Room known as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s consultant to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations through Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night average Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg distinctive Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he was once offered a countrywide Medal of Arts by way of President Barack Obama. He lives in long island along with his husband, Mark Harris.

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Starstruck: A Fame Game Novel, Book 2

Are the celebs of The status Game prepared for his or her close-ups?

Madison Parker has chanced on that now not all exposure is nice exposure. After turning herself in for stealing a few bling, the truth famous person is caught doing group provider whereas her Fame Game castmates absorb all of the display time. no longer that newcomer Kate Hayes wishes extra awareness - ever given that her breakout tune turned an in a single day sensation she's abruptly appearing like she's Katy Perry.

Aspiring actress Carmen Curtis is eventually creating a identify for herself, yet she's discovering it tougher than ever to get out from in the back of her recognized mother's shadow. And in Hollywood, top males are a dime a dozen, yet an outstanding guy is tough to discover. So while of the women have their eye at the similar man, which can suggest just one factor: on-camera drama.

In the second one novel in best-selling writer Lauren Conrad's reputation video game sequence, friendships are proven, traces are crossed, and style crimes are dedicated - and that is sooner than the cameras even begin rolling.

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The Jungle Law

By Victoria Vinton

In the summertime of 1892, 26-year-old Rudyard Kipling arrives in Vermont with little cash, a pregnant spouse, and the germ of a narrative a couple of feral baby raised by way of a pack of wolves. Fleeing the literary excessive existence in London, he hopes to construct a sanctuary that might supply him safe haven from the scrutiny incurred via his burgeoning popularity and the injuries of his personal stricken prior. Kipling quickly settles into his new domestic and units to paintings at the Jungle e-book, finally introducing his younger neighbor, Joe, to the likes of Mowgli, Shere Khan, and Baloo. As Kipling’s tales take root in Joe’s brain, the kid is ready to loose himself from the confines of his dismal lifestyles, newly enlivened by means of the strong and unsettling effect of the mind's eye.

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The Forgotten Story

By Winston Graham

First released in 1964 by way of Bodley Head

In December, 1898, a barquentine was once wrecked at the Cornish coast close to Falmouth. this is often "the forgotten story" of a few of the folks who got here unexpectedly to be passengers within the send on her final voyage, in their loves and hates, and the way a tender boy is drawn irrevocably into the centre of a gripping drama.

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A Boy and His Soul (Oberon Modern Plays)

Where do you get SOUL? From staring at your mom and dad promote the home you grew up in? From gaining knowledge of the kin mystery approximately your loopy cousin? Or from the adolescence files present in your mom and dad’ basement? From Stevie, Aretha, Marvin, Chaka, Barry, Gladys…and Colman. Propelled by way of the beat of vintage soul, gentle R&B and disco, this can be the soundtrack of a boy’s coming of age in 70s and 80s Philadelphia.

A Boy and His Soul was once the recipient of the Lucille Lortel Award most sensible Solo exhibit, GLAAD Media Award top Play On or Off Broadway and the ITBA most sensible Solo convey awards.

"A blazingly charismatic performer." New York Times

"Personal, poignant and smelly… [an] evocative, relocating piece a couple of guy who reveals himself and a wide a part of his identification via music." The Stage

"A attractive and gentle one-man show." day-by-day Telegraph

"Its sprinkling of sharp observations coupled with a heartfelt love for the track makes A Boy and His Soul tough to resist." What's On Stage

"The characters created by way of Domingo… are so vibrant, so likeable, so easily but vividly embodied… it's tough to resist." Official London Theatre

"Leaves you yelping for more." Observer

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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition

By Tony Kushner

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Angels in the USA: A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes comprises Part One, Millennium Approaches and Part , Perestroika

“Glorious. A enormous, subversive, altogether amazing masterwork…Details of particular catastrophes can have replaced when you consider that this Reagan-era AIDS epic gained the Pulitzer and the Tony, however the genuine cosmic and human obsessions—power, faith, intercourse, accountability, the way forward for the world—are as perilous, but as falling-down humorous, as ever.” –Linda Winer, Newsday

"A titanic, astonishing play... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting... a looking out and radical rethinking of yank political drama." - Frank wealthy, New York Times

"A victory for theater, for the reworking energy of the mind's eye to show devastation into beauty." - John Lahr, New Yorker

“An significantly outstanding paintings of the mind's eye and mind, a towering instance of what theater stretched to its complete power can achieve.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

"Angels in the USA is the best drama of our time, talking to us of a complete period of existence and loss of life as no different play inside reminiscence. It ranks as not anything below one of many maximum performs of the 20 th century." - John Heilpern, manhattan Observer

“Some playwrights are looking to switch the realm. a few are looking to revolutionize theater. Tony Kushner is that rarity of rarities: a author who has the promise to do both.” -New York Times

This re-creation of Tony Kushner's masterpiece is released with the author's contemporary alterations and a brand new advent in party of the 20 th anniversary of its unique creation. the most venerated American performs in background, Angels in America used to be provided Tony Awards for most sensible Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was once made into an Emmy Award-winning HBO movie directed through Mike Nichols. This two-part epic, subtitled "A homosexual Fantasia on nationwide Themes," has acquired enormous quantities of performances around the world in additional than twenty-six languages.

Tony Kushner’s performs comprise Angels in America; Hydriotaphia, or the loss of life of Dr. Brown; The Illusion, tailored from the play by means of Pierre Cornelle; Slavs!; A vivid Room referred to as Day; Homebody/Kabul; Caroline, or Change, a musical with composer Jeanine Tesori; and The clever Homosexual’s advisor to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. He wrote the screenplays for Mike Nichols’s movie of Angels in America and for Steven Spielberg’s Munich and Lincoln. His books include The paintings of Maurice Sendak: 1980 to the current; Brundibar, with illustrations by means of Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: innovative Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards, 3 Obie Awards, night common Awards, an Olivier Award, an Emmy Award, Oscar nominations, and the Steinberg special Playwright Award. he's a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, he used to be presented a countrywide Medal of Arts by means of President Barack Obama. He lives in ny together with his husband, Mark Harris.

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Selected Plays 1999-2009: San Diego; Outlying Islands; Pyrenees; The American Pilot; Being Norwegian; Kyoto; Brewers Fayre

By David Greig

David Greig: Plays 1 brings jointly 4 key performs through the playwright defined by way of the Daily Telegraph as 'one of the main attention-grabbing and adventurous British dramatists of his generation'.

In Outlying Island younger Cambridge ornithologists are despatched to a distant island. including its authoritarian leaseholder and his niece they become aware of an innocence that's approximately to be destroyed eternally. San Diego bargains an odd and infrequently nightmarish trip into the center of the modern American dream, weaving jointly tales of unlawful immigrants, of movie stars and whores, or even of the playwright himself. Pyrenees follows a guy discovered mendacity within the snow within the foothills as he attempts to piece jointly his identification. In The American Pilot a crash-landing in a distant valley in a far off state increases questions about how the realm sees the USA and the way the United States sees the area.

The assortment additionally contains a trilogy of brief performs, Being Norwegian, Kyoto and Brewers Fayre, released the following for the 1st time.

Outlying Island
'I can't suggest it hugely adequate . . . A wealthy, charged play, veering among the comedian and the poetic as innocence offers strategy to experience.' Telegraph

San Diego
'A surreal and interesting piece of theatre . . . outstanding . . . domestic and unsleeping from the legendary dream that's San Diego, the identify David Greig continues to be imprinted on our minds.' Independent

Pyrenees
'All the wit and intelligence of past works, probing away at matters which are either modern and timeless...A stylish, profitable, enticing drama, Greig's most sensible to date.' The Times

The American Pilot
'One of the main intellectually stimulating dramatists round. A richly provocative new play.' Guardian

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The Fixer

By Joseph Finder

New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Finder's breakneck stand-alone mystery in regards to the secrets and techniques households can keep—and the chance in their discovery.

When former investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his activity, fiancée, and condo, his merely choice is to maneuver again into--and renovate--the domestic of his depressing early life, now empty and in decay because the stroke that positioned his father in a nursing home.

As Rick begins to tug aside the outdated condominium, he makes an electrifying discovery—millions of bucks hidden within the partitions. it really is sufficient cash to totally rework Rick's life—and every thing he notion he knew approximately his father. but the extra of his father's hidden earlier that Rick brings to mild, the extra harmful his current turns into. quickly, he unearths himself at the run from lethal enemies eager to retain the previous buried, and merely fixing the secret of his father—a guy who has been not able to speak, understand, or take care of himself for nearly 20 years—will shop Rick...if he can live to tell the tale lengthy adequate to do it.

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Hedda Gabler (Dover Thrift Editions)

By Henrik Ibsen

This darkish mental drama was first produced in Norway in 1890 and depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine: the notorious Hedda Gabler. Readers will find a masterly exploration of the character of evil, in addition to the opportunity of tragedy that lies in human frailty. a real masterpiece.

From college Library Journal
Grade nine Up-Ibsen's vintage is easily served through the skills of Juliet Stevenson and 7 different British actors, all veterans of the Royal Shakespeare corporation, degree, and picture. With very good diction and customarily convincing emotion, the polished solid conveys the darkish melancholy that touches every body within the play, and at last overwhelms Hedda. short, yet friendly song lightly marks the tip of every act, and sound caliber is sweet all through. quite entire liner notes make it effortless to discover a selected song, and there's lots of playbill-style information regarding the performers and the play. whereas this recordings isn't really a needs to purchase, will probably be a necessary audio part of periods learning the paintings of Norway's nice nineteenth century playwright.
Barbara Wysocki, Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill, CT

Review
Drama in 4 acts by means of Henrik Ibsen, released in 1890 and produced the next yr. The paintings finds Hedda Gabler as a egocentric, cynical lady bored through her marriage to the coed Jorgen Tesman. Her father's pair of pistols offer intermittent diversion, as do the attentions of the ne'er-do-well pass judgement on Brack. while Thea Elvestad, an established acquaintance of Hedda's, finds that she has left her husband for the author Ejlert Lovborg, who as soon as pursued Hedda, the latter turns into vengeful. studying that Ejlert has forsworn liquor, Hedda first steers him to a rowdy accumulating at Brack's and as a consequence burns the apparently impressive manuscript that he loses there whereas under the influence of alcohol. Witnessing his desperation, she sends him one of many pistols and he shoots himself. Brack deduces Hedda's complicity and calls for that she develop into his mistress in alternate for his silence concerning the topic. as an alternative, she ends her ennui with the remainder pistol. The paintings is impressive for its nonjudgmental depiction of an immoral, harmful personality, probably the most vividly learned ladies in dramatic literature. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable version of this name.

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Plays 1

By Harold Pinter

This quantity includes Harold Pinter's first six performs, together with The Birthday Party.

The Birthday Party

Stanley Webber is visited in his boarding condo through strangers, Goldberg and McCann. An innocent-seeming celebration for Stanley becomes a nightmare.

'Mr Pinter's terrifying mixture of pathos and hatred fuses unforgettably into the stuff of art.' Sunday Times

The Room and The Dumb Waiter

In those early one-act performs, Harold Pinter finds himself as already in complete keep an eye on of his special skill to make dramatic poetry of the banalities of daily speech and the precision with which it defines character.

'Harold Pinter is the main unique author to have emerged from the "new wave" of dramatists who gave clean existence to the British theatre within the fifties and early sixties.' The Times

The Hothouse

The Hothouse used to be first produced in 1980, even though Harold Pinter wrote the play in 1958, in advance of beginning paintings at the Caretaker. during this compelling examine of bureaucratic energy, we will be able to see the complete emergence of a good and unique dramatic talent.

'The Hothouse is without delay sinister and hilarious, suggesting an unholy alliance of Kafka and Feydeau.' Spectator

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