The Grouchy Historian: An Old-time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-wing Hypocrites And Nutjobs

In “an unabashedly biased, deeply researched book” (SF Gate), Ed Asner—the actor who starred as Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show—reclaims the...

The Key/Tone Clusters

Two one-act plays by Joyce Carol Oates.The Key: a hilarious perverse encounter between a vacationing suburban housewife, recently separated from her husband, and a prosperous...

Once in a Lifetime

It’s 1929 as The Jazz Singer hits the silver screen and the talkies promise to change movies forever. Enter three down-and-out vaudevillians who hatch a hare-brained scheme to...

A Pilgrimage to Beethoven

Adapted from the diaries of Richard Wagner, Beethoven’s music soars in the background as a poor young composer named Richard Wagner struggles toward Vienna to meet the composer...

The Idiot

Dostoyevsky’s monumental novel The Idiot, adapted into a spellbinding full-cast drama by playwright David Fishelson.In The Idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as...

The Southpaw

Coming of age in America by way of the baseball diamond, left-hander Henry Wiggen grows to manhood in a right-handed world. From his small-town beginnings, to the top of the game,...

The Waldorf Conference

On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by...

Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting

On a spring day in 1947, Mr. Rickey, the powerful General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, summons heavyweight champion Joe Louis, tap star Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson and actor...

The Joyce Carol Oates Collection

Eight highly diverse works from one of America’s most prolific and versatile authors, this collection includes an exclusive dramatization of Oates’ bestselling novel American...

Spread Eagle

Commerce and heroism clash when a titan of American businessmen orchestrates a U.S. invasion of Mexico. This long-lost 1927 Broadway melodrama combines the crackling dialogue and...

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