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Here are some examples of one act plays from the library's collection.
Contemporary Plays by Women of Color by
Call Number: PS627.M5 C66 1996
Publication Date: 1996
A collection of previously unpublished new and recent works by US women playwrights of colour.
Great Scenes from Minority Playwrights by
Call Number: PS627.M5 G65 1997
Publication Date: 1997
A unique collection of 74 scenes from plays by minority playwrights designed to make students aware of cultural diversity in American Theatre.
Seventh Generation by
Call Number: PS628.I53 S48 1999
Publication Date: 1998
The first major collection of dramatic works by Native Americans.
The National Black Drama Anthology by
Call Number: PS628.N4 N38 1995
Publication Date: 2000
This wide-ranging anthology edited by the founder of the New Federal Theater celebrates the work of that company's black-owned, black-run peers by presenting work by 11 dramatists. Among the most interesting are Jeff Stetson's moving The Meeting , which imagines a meeting between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., and Shauneille Perry's fascinating updating of In Dahomey , the 1903 musical hit that was the first 'all-Black show' on Broadway."
Unbroken Thread by
Call Number: PS628.A85 U53 1993
Publication Date: 1993-12-01
Plays by 6 Asian American women
Series: Best American Short Plays
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Series: Contemporary Playwrights
Series: Scene Studies
The Ultimate Scene Study Series by
Call Number: PN2080 .U49
An invaluable resource for actors, directors, and teachers. These collections of scenes are selected from the full canon of dramatic literature, from the Greeks to the Moderns and from around the world.
Plays in One Act by
Call Number: PN6112 .P58 1991
Publication Date: 2005
Gathers plays by Edward Albee, Christopher Durang, Vaclav Havel, Garrison Keillor, David Mamet, Arthur Miller, Joyce Carol Oates, Sam Shepard, Tom Stoppard, Wendy Wasserstein, and Lanford Wilson.
Two-Character Plays for Student Actors by
Call Number: PN2080 .M38 1988
Publication Date: 1988
Plays for two actors that include plays for women only, men only, plays for men and women, comedy and serious drama, and royalty free plays.
Plays in One Act by
Call Number: (PN6112 .P58 1991 )
Publication Date: 1991-09-01
Take Ten - New 10-Minute Plays by
Call Number: (PS627.O53 T35 1997 )
Publication Date: 1997-03-25
A ten-minute play is a streak of theatrical lightning. It doesn't last long, but its power can stand your hair on end. This splendid anthology contains enough wattage to light up a small city. For in its pages, thirty-two of our finest playwrights hone their skills on a form that has been called the haiku of the American stage. The plays that Nina Shengold and Eric Lane have collected in this volume range from monologues to an eight-character farce. Eminently producible, ideally suited for the classroom and audition, Take Ten is a marvelous resource for teachers and students of drama, as well as a stimulating read for lovers of the theatre. Contributors include: John Augustine, Cathy Celesia, Laura Cunningham, Joe Pintauro, Mary Sue Price, Megan Terry, Jose Rivera, Romulus Linney, David Mamet, Jane Martin, David Ives, and many others.