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Humana Festival 2009: The Complete Plays
brings together all ten scripts from the 2009 Humana Festival of New American Plays, the 33rd annual cycle of world premiere productions staged at Actors Theatre of Louisville. The seven full-length plays and three ten-minute plays represent an exceptional array of work by some of the most exciting new voices in American theater, from a mother-daughter comedy with a lethal twist (On The Porch One Crisp Spring Morning
), to a family drama about a bullying patriarch on the verge of unveiling his biography (Absalom
), to a gripping drama about three strangers confined to a hotel room (The Hard Weather Boating Party
). This unique compilation is a must-have for any theater aficionado's bookshelf.
Includes the plays 3:59am: a drag race for two actors by Marco Ramirez, Absalom by Zoe Kazan, Ameriville by UNIVERSES, Brink! by Lydia Diamond, Kristoffer Diaz, Greg Kotis, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, and Deborah Stein, The Hard Weather Boating Party by Naomi Wallace, On The Porch One Crisp Spring Morning by Alex Dremann, Roanoke by Michael Lew, Slasher by Allison Moore, Under Construction by Charles L. Mee, Wild Blessings: A Celebration of Wendell Berry adapted by Marc Masterson and Adrien-Alice Hansel
Includes: Absalom; Wild Blessings: A Celebration of Wendell Berry; Under Construction; Slasher; Ameriville; The Hard Weather Boating Party; a comic anthology of short scenes by Lydia Diamond, Kristoffer Diaz, Greg Kotis, Deborah Zoe Laufer, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and Deborah Stein; ten-minute plays from Alex Dremann, Michael Lew, and Marco Ramirez; and Brink!
This unique compilation is a must-have for any theater aficionado's bookshelf.