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Broadway Plays: Learn About the Stories & Characters from Important Plays





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Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence & Robert Edwin Lee Inherit the Wind is a fictional version of the 1925 Scopes Tr... 12
SMASH SMASH is based on the novel, An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw. It is about a millionaire... 12
The Man Who Came to Dinner The Man Who Came to Dinner is set in Ohio in the 1930’s. The play takes place during Christmas. A ... 11
Clean House A dark comedy about loss, love, change and redemption. A serious career-oriented doctor, Lane, has ... 10
The Elephant Man The play chronicles the true story of John Merrick, treated first as a fairground freak because of h... 10
The Vagina Monologues ... 9
Medea ... 9
The Zoo Story ... 9
God of Carnage Winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play, God of Carnage relates an evening in the lives of two c... 9
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde This play is a retelling of the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story, taking place in Victorian London. The... 9
The Sunshine Boys The story follows the attempt by a young theatrical agent to re-unite his elderly uncle, a former va... 8
Biloxi Blues The play centers on the experiences of a young army recruit during World War II, Eugene Morris Jerom... 8
Enchanted April Set in the 1920's, this play centers around four English women who rent a castle on a remote Italian... 8
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Der kaukasische Kreidekreis) In the play-within-a-play story, The Singer relates a parable about a country where the members of t... 8
Private Lives In Private Lives, passion, laughter, romance, anger and love set the stage for a classic battle of t... 8
Oleanna Oleanna is David Mamet’s study of power and gender in academia. Carol, a student who is strugglin... 8
On Golden Pond The play is a classic American comedy/drama that's every bit as touching, warm, and witty today as w... 8
How I Learned to Drive ... 8
Driving Miss Daisy Set in mid-century Atlanta, Driving Miss daisy tells the story of an elderly Jewish matron, Daisy We... 8
Greater Tuna Greater Tuna is a comedy about a small town in Texas named Tuna. This is described as Texas’ “t... 8