The Laramie Project

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ISBN : 9780822224501
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: On November 6, 1998, gay University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard left the Fireside Bar with Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The following day he was discovered on a prairie at the edge of town, tied to a fence, brutally beaten, and close to death. Six days later Matthew Shepard died at Poudre Valley Hospital in Ft. Collins, Colorado. On November 14th, 1998, ten members of Tectonic Theatre Project traveled to Laramie, Wyoming and conducted interviews with the people of the town. Over the next year, the company returned to Laramie six times and conducted over 200 interviews. These texts became the basis for the play The Laramie Project. Ten years later on September 12th, 2008, five members of Tectonic returned to Laramie to try to understand the long-term effect of the murder. They found a town wrestling with its legacy and its place in history. In addition to revisiting the folks whose words riveted us in the original play, this time around, the company also spoke with the two murderers, McKinney and Henderson, as well as Matthew's mother, Judy Shepard. THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER is a bold new work, which asks the question, "How does society write its own history?"
Category: Drama

The Laramie Project And The Laramie Project Ten Years Later

Author : Moises Kaufman
ISBN : 9780804170406
Genre : Drama
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The Laramie Project, one of the most-performed theater pieces in America, has become a modern classic. In this expanded edition, it is joined by an essential and moving sequel to the original play. On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence outside Laramie, Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation. Matthew Shepard’s death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of the town, the event was deeply personal. In the aftermath, Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project went to Laramie and conducted more than 200 interviews with its citizens. From the transcripts, the playwrights constructed an extraordinary chronicle of life in the town after the murder. In The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, the troupe revisits the town a decade after the tragedy, finding a community grappling with its legacy and its place in history. The two plays together comprise an epic and deeply moving theatrical cycle that explores the life of an American town over the course a decade.
Category: Drama

Theory Theatre

Author : Mark Fortier
ISBN : 9781317450405
Genre : Drama
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Theory/Theatre is a unique and highly engaging introduction to literary theory as it relates to theatre and performance. It is a brilliantly clear and readable examination of current theoretical approaches, from semiotics and poststructuralism, through cultural materialism, postcolonial studies and feminist theory. In this, the third and fully revised edition of this now classic text, Mark Fortier particularly expands and updates the sections on: queer theory postmarxist theory technology and virtuality post-colonialism and race Also including completely new writing on cognitive science, fast becoming a cornerstone of theatre and performance theory, this revised edition is an indispensable addition to every theatre student’s collection.
Category: Drama

Mcreele

Author : Stephen Belber
ISBN : 0822220814
Genre : Performing Arts
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A wrenching look back at twenty-four years of post World War II America...extremely well-written, serious slice-of-life drama. --CurtainUp. The resonance for White's audiences has bee
Category: Performing Arts

Meine Geliebte Welt

Author : Sonia Sotomayor
ISBN : 9783406659485
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Aufgewachsen in der Bronx, Puertoricanerin, die Kindheit prekär, der Vater Alkoholiker, die Mutter überfordert – Sonia Sotomayor war es nicht gerade in die Wiege gelegt, eines Tages Richterin am höchsten Gericht der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika zu werden. Mit einem großen Herzen und viel Humor erzählt diese Ausnahmefrau von ihrem Weg, aber nicht um sich dabei auf die Schulter zu klopfen, sondern um anderen Menschen mit ihrer eigenen Geschichte Mut zu machen. Ein hinreißendes, ansteckendes Buch über das Trotzdem und über die – wirklich wichtigen – Dinge des Lebens. „’Nach der Lektüre werden mich die Leser nach menschlichen Kriterien beurteilen’, schreibt Sonia Sotomayor. Wir, die wir in diesem Fall die Jury sind, finden sie einfach unwiderstehlich.“ Washingtonian „Überwältigende und stark geschriebene Memoiren zum Thema Identität und Persönlichkeitsfindung ... Offenherzig, scharf beobachtet und vor allem tief empfunden.“ The New York Times „Eine Frau, die weiß, wo sie herkommt und die die Kraft hat, uns dorthin mitzunehmen.“ The New York Times Book Review
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Ein Guter Jahrgang

Author : Peter Mayle
ISBN : 9783641165697
Genre : Fiction
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Max Skinner ist froh, den Intrigen der Londoner Finanzwelt entronnen zu sein. Wie viel schöner ist doch das Leben in der Provence, wo er ein altes Landhaus geerbt hat. Hier spielen die Männer Boule, die Frauen flirten unbeschwert und das Leben ist einfach wunderbar. Doch schon bald schwant Max, dass auch unter provenzalischer Sonne saure Trauben den Wein verderben können ...
Category: Fiction

Nixpassiert

Author : Antonio Skármeta
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173026555297
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Carol Mulroney

Author : Stephen Belber
ISBN : 9780822221388
Genre : Drama
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This delightful comic revue...is fresh, breezy and very funny indeed, a perfect summer entertainment. --NY Times. GONE MISSING is not merely a witty, quick-footed and entertaining evening of theater; it is also a finely tuned inquiry into the nature of me
Category: Drama

Don T Go Gentle

Author : Stephen Belber
ISBN : 9780822228455
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: By all accounts, Judge Lawrence Driver was a powerhouse on the bench but a failure at home. Now retired and widowed, Lawrence volunteers to help Tanya, a young African American single mother caught up in legal red tape--and the kind of woman he
Category: Drama

Stories From Jonestown

Author : Leigh Fondakowski
ISBN : 0816678081
Genre : History
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Collects survivor's accounts of the infamous mass murder-suicide at Jonestown in the Guyanese jungle.
Category: History