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The Chairs
3.87
I loved reading The Chairs. The plot in itself and the concept of trying to find the meaning of life, when the endeavour in itself seems almost pointl ...more
Jan 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Antigone in New York
3.41
Antigone in New York was an interesting twist on a classic story that addresses the issue of homelessness and the feeling of being "othered". It wasn' ...more
Oct 25, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
 
Travesties
4.01
I really love Stoppard's writing style. I particularly liked the fact that this play is written as if being remembered, so there are moments where the ...more
May 16, 2012
May 08, 2012
 
Artist Descending a Staircase
3.91
Really enjoyed this one. I know it's supposed to be a radio play, but if it weren't something I could look at (like on stage or in a book) I would hav ...more
May 17, 2012
May 16, 2012
 
Plays 4: Hotel / This is a Chair / Blue Heart / Far Away / A Number / A Dream Play / Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?
3.90
Churchill is just a wonderful playwright. She knows how to capture a feeling through dialogue that doesn't necessarily come right out and state the po ...more
May 26, 2012
May 23, 2012
 
Next to Normal
4.41
This will always be my favourite play/musical of all time. The characters are wonderful, the plot is moving, I could immerse myself in the Goodman's w ...more
Jun 30, 2012
Jun 29, 2012
 
Cloud 9
3.67
One of my favourite plays of all time. The first time I read it, I was confused as all heck. But the second time, my professor explained it a lot bett ...more
Feb 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Plays 1: Shopping and Fucking / Faust is Dead / Handbag / Some Explicit Polaroids
3.87
Really enjoyed these plays. I think of the four, Shopping and Fucking was my favourite.
May 07, 2012
May 06, 2012
 
Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches
4.27
Angels in America is my absolute favourite play of all time. Really, really well put together. The dialogue literally makes me swoon at its wittiness. ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Twelve Angry Men
4.04
My friend lent me this book and I wasn't sure what to expect. Once I started reading the play, I couldn't put it down. I loved the idea of different p ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Hamlet
3.99
Favourite Shakespeare piece of all time, in my opinion. Amazing writing and extremely complex characters is what kept me reading, but what I love most ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Modernism in European Drama: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett: Essays from Modern Drama
3.00
Really enjoyed the variety of essays in this book and how they related to one another. But really, reading anything about Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandell ...more
Apr 29, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
A Streetcar Named Desire
3.96
One of the best American plays of all time. The trinity of Blanche, Stanley and Stella is one that could be translated in so many different ways, it w ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
A Dream Play
3.69
I highly enjoyed the dialogue in this play, especially the dialogue between the deans of theology, medicine, philosophy and law. Really interesting.
Apr 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
3.94
This was the first comedic Shakespeare play I'd read in a long time, so it was a nice shift from the tragedies. It was also the first Shakespeare piec ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
4.16
I love Wilde's writing style and I love his characterization, but mostly I love how all of the humour is hidden beneath the dialogue. You really need ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Mourning Becomes Electra
3.97
We read this book in school alongside Oedipus Rex, and I loved the juxtaposition. I also found this play a lot more complex than Oedipus, which actual ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Oedipus Rex
3.64
Simply classic. If anyone is going to read one play in their lifetime, it should be Oedipus. The story is so well-known, the real reason to read it is ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Death of a Salesman
3.46
Reading this play made me wish I could see it performed. I found myself falling in love with the characters and really understanding them on a persona ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Lysistrata
3.82
This was the first real "comedic" play that I read, and I was highly entertained. I would have loved to see this performed live simply for the hilarit ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Macbeth
3.86
One of my favourite Shakespeare plays. Love the character development more than the plot, though I did like the supernatural aspect of it all.
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Pygmalion & My Fair Lady
4.22
I found the juxtaposition of the musical and its original play to be quite jarring. There were things that I liked more about one work over the other, ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Party Time and The New World Order
3.92
I only read New World Order, and that play was extremely short. In the few pages that the play took place, there seemed to be very little plot, and a ...more
Sep 2012
Oct 16, 2012
 
King Lear
3.88
Loved! Amazing play. I loved the characters and plot, as I do with most Shakespeare plays, but I think King Lear had the most intriguing writing.
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Six Characters in Search of an Author
3.81
One of my favourite plays I had to read for school. Six Characters in Search of an Author got deeply philosophical really quickly. I try to explain wh ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Mother Courage and Her Children
3.65
As much as I can appreciate Brecht and his wonderful alienation affect in theatre, and how he utilized those ideas in Mother Courage, I can honestly s ...more
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Shopping and Fucking
3.50
This is one of my favourite plays. I love the comparison between consuming via shopping and consuming sex via shopping. Or simply consuming sex as som ...more
Jan 16, 2013
Jan 16, 2013
 
Waiting for Godot
3.80
A wonderfully strange piece of drama. Beckett is one of my favourite playwrights, specifically for plays such as this.
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Mar 31, 2012
 
The Merchant of Venice
3.76
My first encounter with Shakespeare, and it was definitely memorable. Absolutely lovely.
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Mar 31, 2012
 
Far Away
3.81
This short play was such a gem about telling stories to protect people - is it right to lie and to help someone, or will that only further hide the da ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 25, 2012
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