Communicating Doors – Alan Ayckbourn

If summer is a time for light amusement (and that seems to be the theory under which Hollywood studios and book review sections of newspapers operate), then by all means have a couple of Margueritas and go enjoy Communicating Doors.  ...

Harlem Song – George C. Wolfe

The Apollo Theatre on West 125th Street, in the center of Harlem's major business district, has always represented something much more than a venue for popular entertainment. As with the Palace in the heyday of vaudeville, if you played  ...

The Chastitute – John B. Keane

John Bosco (Mick Lally) is a fifty three year old bachelor living in rural Kerry. He has been consigned to a life of celibacy by a combination of religiously inspired sexual guilt, social ineptitude and plain bad luck. His  ...

Da – Hugh Leonard

Themes of exile and homecoming are explored in Hugh Leonard’s Da. The story revolves around the living memories of Charlie (Se´┐Żn Campion), a grown man who returns home to Ireland after the death of his father (Stephen Brennan) only  ...

All Over – Edward Albee

"There are no second acts in American lives," wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald, which is often true but also often not. Two of America's premiere post World War II playwrights, Arthur Miller and Edward Albee, despite periods of audience neglect  ...

Endpapers – Thomas McCormack

"Write about what you know": We may safely assume that Thomas McCormack offered this familiar bit of sage advice to many a novice author during his more than a quarter-century career as working editor/CEO at St. Martin's Press. For  ...