The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2018

Lawrence Harbison(Smith & Kraus)

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In this volume, you will find fifty terrific new ten-minute plays from the 2017-2018 theatrical season.

They are written in a variety of styles, some are realistic plays; some are not.

Some are comic, some dramatic.

The ten-minute play form lends itself well to experimentation in style.

A playwright can have fun with a device which couldn t be sustained was well in a longer play.

Several of these plays employ such a device.

2 Actors After You (Blessing), The Chip (Higgins), Comfort Zone (Rigney), Co-Workers (Ehrlich), The 5564 to Toronto (Howes), Ful Nabit (Cunningham), Gorilla Gorilla (Harris), Holy Toledo!

(Jackson), I Got You Babe (Mariani), The Incompleteness Theorem (Hutton), Italian Now (Donaghy), The Jane Austen Expressway (Hanson), Just One of Those Things (Brody), Labrats (Lopez), A Limbo Large and Broad (Galvan), Melto Man and Lady Mantis (Pfeffinger), Memory Card (Schindewolf), Point of Intersection (Hindman), Rusalka (Nigro), Spark (Ehrlich), Time and Tony Oliva (Haworth), Tim Kaine Sits in Front of a Mirror and Studies his Face (Barsky), The Trapped Language of Love (Colfer), Tweak Me Now or Never (Hanson), Virtuous Reality (Gerardo), 3 Actors or More Art Strike (Bolcik), Breakout (Moran), Cubs Win!

(Smith), English Only (Stubbles), Ethnically Ambiguous (Latham), Fightbook (McLindon), Flower Child in Blue (Vetere), For Mr. Cuddles (Moughon), Gold Standard (Bruna), Home Invasion (Knight), Just Desserts (MacGregor), Lorax (Perrone), Men on the Moon (Folwell), New York City Girls Will Kill You (Techler), No Time for Baby (Haar), One Another (Turner/Tuttle), Protocol (Foley), Silo #3 (McCamy), Some People Say (Saunders), That Night Butcher Pete Wilcox Go Knocked Out by Jesse The Cannon Tesori (Cook, The Night of All Nights (Heilveil), This Quintessence of Dust (Hinkle), Three Anne Franks (Macdonald), A Visit to the Rust Belt (Bader), Zombies R Us (MacCallum)

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