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Out Plays: Landmark Gay and Lesbian Plays of the Twentieth Century

Out Plays: Landmark Gay and Lesbian Plays of the Twentieth Century
Your Price: $21.95 CDN
Edited by: Ben Hodges
Foreword by: Harvey Fierstein
Publisher: Alyson Books
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 578
Pub. Date: 2008
ISBN-10: 1593500440
ISBN-13: 9781593500443

About the Plays:

Twentieth century theatre is seen as a powerful force in bringing gay and lesbian characters and themes out of the closet and into the spotlight. These dramatic selections in Out Plays share themes of oppression countered by love, fear, anger, and humour – not only gay or lesbian, but universally human.

With a foreword by Harvey Fierstein and a new introduction to The Boys in the Band by Mart Crowley, included are:
Torch Song Trilogy, by Harvey Fierstein;
The Ritz, by Terrence McNally, a playwright who has received four Tony Awards;
The Baltimore Waltz, by Paula Vogel;
• and many more.

About the Editor:

Ben Hodges is an actor, director, theatre and independent film producer, and was executive director of Fat Chance Productions and the Ground Floor Theatre. He is editor of Forbidden Acts: Pioneering Gay and Lesbian Plays from the Twentieth Century, and co-editor of The Commercial Theater Institute Guide to Producing Plays.