"The scope of this book extends far beyond New York, recognizing as it does the vitality and the innovative contributions of resident theaters throughout the country. The invaluable survey of the season around the United States includes the American Theatre Critics Association's Steinberg New Play Award and Citations, plus a directory of more than 300 new play productions and readings at resident theaters everywhere." "As always this compendious book is illustrated with scores of photographs of productions in New York and around the United States."--BOOK JACKET.
"Essays and reference on the year in theater"--Cover.
"Founded by Burns Mantle"--Cover.
"The chronicle of United States theater since 1920"--Cover.
Volume includes essays on the selected plays, but not the text of the play.
Broadway and off Broadway / Jeffrey Eric Jenkins
The best plays of 2003-2004 : essays
Anna in the tropics by Nilo Cruz / Christine Dolen
Caroline, or change by Tony Kushner & Jeanine Tesori / John Istel
Frozen by Bryony Lavery / Anne Marie Welsh
Intimate apparel by Lynn Nottage / Lenora Inez Brown
Living out by Lisa Loomer / Charles Wright
The long Christmas ride home by Paula Vogel / Tish Dace
Omnium Gatherum by Theresa Rebeck & Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros / Chris Jones
Small tragedy by Craig Lucas / Charles Isherwood
The violet hour by Richard Greenberg / Michael Feingold
Well by Lisa Kron / Michael Sommers
Plays produced in New York
Plays produced on Broadway
Plays produced off Broadway
Cast replacements and touring companies
The season off off Broadway / Mel Gussow
Plays produced off off Broadway
The season around the United States
American Theatre Critics/Steinberg New Play Award and Citations
Gem of the ocean by August Wilson / Christopher Rawson
The love song of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Carson Kreitzer / Rick Pender
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