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The Hairy Ape
3.29
I know, I know, another play for my Representative Plays class, and not your typical O'Neill, but, gosh darn it! It's good. Especially for prisoners....more
Jul 2009
Aug 11, 2009
 
A History of Asian American Theatre
4.00
Well, in a continuation of my Marginalized Musical Theater Curriculum Unit, I finished reading this book today. I found this book to be much like Jorg...more
Feb 2014
Feb 01, 2014
 
Black Musical Theatre: From Coontown To Dreamgirls
5.00
I have started a curriculum unit with my musical theater classes at the Public Academy for the Performing Arts that is entitled "Marginalized Musical...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
3.90
My schedule has not permitted my reading schedule to move forward, so, somehow I need to read the rest of the 10 plays this weekend...we'll see if I s...more
Apr 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
 
Life is a Dream (Unabridged Start Publishing LLC)
3.98
I just re-read this play yesterday as an option for the SUNY Sullivan season of 14-15 or in years to come. I remember John Wilson in 1998 telling my c...more
Aug 31, 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
4000 Miles
3.79
I can't really put my finger on what I really thought of this play...I loved the characters and the antithesis of the leads. I'm also a sucker for old...more
Mar 20, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
Mister Roberts
4.10
Checked out a bunch of books in preparation for the show I’m in currently, and one of them is this book. I finished it late last night when I had inso...more
Feb 20, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
The Rope
4.00
A great one-act by Eugene O'Neill. It was written in his early career before his first Pulizter, and you can tell that he is still figuring out his vo...more
Mar 19, 2012
Apr 06, 2012
 
The Piano Lesson
3.75
Well, I find it extraordinarily odd that I don't have a review in my collection here, considering I taught this play for 3 years in my adjunct faculty...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
 
Radio Golf
3.69
Well, this is the last of the plays and the last one he wrote...a swan song could never have been more of a cautionary tale as this one...

I thought it...more
May 02, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Disney's Tarzan the musical
4.00
Well, this is the show I'm directing for PLAY Conservatory's Summer Stock 2014 Orphan Summer. I chose it, so, I guess I better like it. I do, it's sim...more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
 
Hands on a Hardbody
3.50
I just read this play yesterday after having heard the CD over the past few months. I thought it would be a good offering as a musical for SUNY Sulliv...more
Sep 13, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
 
King Hedley II
3.81
Well, I read this a long time ago in like a 7 hour version...or, at least, it felt that way. This version was much more manageable to read and it's re...more
May 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
3.78
I saw this play in 2003 with my Dramaturgy II class at Sarah Lawrence College. It was at the Classical Theatre of Harlem, where we saw another great p...more
Apr 19, 2014
Apr 19, 2014
 
Our Lady of 121st Street - Acting Edition
3.98
The SUNY Sullivan students and myself read this play aloud on Thursday night, as another possibility of a play that we might produce in our student-dr...more
Sep 11, 2014
Sep 14, 2014
 
America: Pathways to the Present - Modern American History 2005 (Hardcover) Teacher's Edition
3.75
Well, I just finished this today. I started in August, and I had decided to read everything...all of the tools, all of the multi-intelligence activiti...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
Seven Guitars
3.69
Well, this has been the most intense of the cycle, yet. I didn't see half of the plot twists coming, and I'm interested to know what happens in KING H...more
Apr 20, 2014
Apr 20, 2014
 
Jitney
3.94
Well...this is not the first time I have read this play, but I re-read it for the project I'm working on with my U.S. History class. I was an intern a...more
Apr 27, 2014
Apr 27, 2014
 
Jose, Can You See: Latinos On And Off Broadway
3.00
Well, I have finished another book for my marginalized musical theater curriculum unit. (For anyone interested look up my marginalized musical theater...more
Feb 08, 2014
Feb 08, 2014
 
The Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, and Musical Theater
4.33
Well, I technically haven't finished this book, but the Sir Francis Bacon quote at the top: "Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
 
Gem of the Ocean
3.94
From the Center Theatre Group's education files: "August Wilson's CENTURY CYCLE begins in 1904, where we meet Citizen Barlow, a bewildered newcomer to...more
Apr 07, 2014
Apr 07, 2014
 
Two Trains Running
3.95
From the Back Cover: "It is Pittsburgh, 1969, and the regulars of Memphis Lee's restaurant are struggling to cope with the turbulence of a world that...more
Apr 27, 2014
Apr 27, 2014
 
Native American Drama: A Critical Perspective
4.00
Well, I'm continuing on my path to create a lecture in my musical theater class for all marginalized groups in musical theater, and the past two weeks...more
Feb 22, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
3.99
I bought this book for my mother for Christmas this year and she promptly read it before she even went home to Idaho from New Mexico. She left it with...more
Jun 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
The Great White Hope
3.66
I have given myself the project of reading every African-American-themed play or playwright I can get my hands on because most of my current students...more
Sep 27, 2014
Oct 01, 2014
 
Women in American Musical Theatre: Essays on Composers, Lyricists, Librettists, Arrangers, Choreographers, Designers, Directors, Producers and Performance Artists
5.00
This book is awesome! It arrived on my doorstep Monday, and I devoured it. I felt like my journey as a female theater artist was depicted all over the...more
Mar 14, 2014
Mar 14, 2014
 
O'Neill: Son and Artist
4.11
Well, I've finally finished to two-tome biography of America's first tragedian. It was a complicated read. I was equally repulsed by the man and equal...more
Sep 07, 2011
Sep 07, 2011
 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
4.06
Well, I decided to get on the bandwagon of reading this trilogy, even though my friend Tlaloc told me to do it long before the movie came out. Anyway,...more
May 12, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
The Prince of Atlantis
3.33
I read this in the July/August edition of American Theatre. I was intrigued because the play notes at the top that it is a dialect play in Newton, MA,...more
Nov 26, 2012
Nov 26, 2012
 
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
4.28
I read this book for a project I had to do for my Santa Fe Community College class on Education Theories. I was supposed to research any theory of edu...more
Apr 26, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
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