The Actor's Book Of Gay And Lesbian Plays by Eric LaneThe Actor's Book Of Gay And Lesbian Plays by Eric Lane

The Actor's Book Of Gay And Lesbian Plays

byEric Lane, Nina Shengold

Paperback | November 1, 1995

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Seventeen one act and full length works by a new generation of gay and lesbian American playwrights that reflect the diversity of voices emerging in today's theater. Contributors include:

• Victor Bumbalo
• Claire Chafee
• Constance Congdon
• Keith Curran
• Steven Dietz
• Linda Eisenstein
• The Five Lesbian Brothers
• Eric Lane
• Craig Lucas
• Susan Miller
• Cherríe Moraga
• Ron Nyswaner
• Joe Pintauro
• Edwin Sánchez
• Will Scheffer
• Paula Vogel
• Shay Youngblood
Eric Lane has edited 12 contemporary play anthologies for Viking Penguin and Vintage Books with his longtime collaborator, Nina Shengold, earning them a Lambda Literary Award nomination. Eric's plays have been performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, and China, and include Ride, Floating, Heart of the City, Times of War,...
Title:The Actor's Book Of Gay And Lesbian PlaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 7.69 × 5.13 × 1.29 inPublished:November 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140245529

ISBN - 13:9780140245523

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Table of Contents

Gay and Lesbian PlaysEditors' Preface

Victor Bumbalo—What Are Tuesdays Like?
Claire Chaffee—Why We Have A Body
Constance Congdon—Dog Opera
Keith Curran—The Stand-In
Steven Dietz—Lonely Planet
Linda Eisenstein—At The Root
The Five Lesbian Brothers—Brave Smiles . . . Another Lesbian Tragedy
Eric Lane—Cater-Waiter
Craig Lucas—Bad Dream
Susan Miller—It's Our Town, Too
Cherrie Moraga—Giving Up The Ghost
Ron Nyswaner—Reservoir
Joe Pintauro—Rosen's Son
Edwin Sánchez—Trafficking In Broken Hearts
Will Scheffer—Falling Man
Paula Vogel—The Baltimore Waltz
Shay Youngblood—There Are Many Houses In My Tribe


From Our Editors

This exciting collection of contemporary plays explores a wide range of concerns facing gay men and lesbians. Presenting 17 one-act and full-length works by a new generation of American playwrights, this groundbreaking book reflects the diversity of voices emerging in today's theater