Under 30: plays for a new generation

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Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
2004.
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English
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For the vast generation of actors in their teens and twenties, as well as for teachers, directors, and producers,Under Thirty is an unparalleled source of diverse and challenging roles, created by some of today’s finest writers. The twenty plays presented here in full or in part include insightful looks at the pressure-cooker caste system of American high schools as well as heartbreaking, edgy portrayals of twentysomethings adrift in the city. There are snappy romantic duets, large-cast ensembles, and everything in between, populated by richly dimensional, mold-breaking characters: misfit cheerleaders, nurturing drifters, rich petty thieves—even a rogue SAT tutor. The contributing playwrights span the range of contemporary talent, including award-winning dramatists such as Sam Shepard, Donald Margulies, Warren Leight, and Kenneth Lonergan, hilarious humorists such as David Ives and Douglas Carter Beane, and an impressive array of cutting-edge newer voices.
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9781400076161
9781417668755
141766875
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subject_facet American drama -- 21st century, Young adult drama, Young adult drama, American, Youth -- Drama
table_of_contents As bees in honey drown /, Aven'u boys /, Be aggressive /, Cowtown /, Fishing /, Harriet Tubman visits a therapist /, Icarus's mother /, Misadventure (from Back Story) /, Night out (from Snapshot) /, None of the above /, On the edge /, Photographs from S-21 /, Refuge /, Shari says /, Small world /, Sweet hunk o'trash /, The loop /, This is our youth /, Time flies /, War at home /
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