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Abie's Irish Rose

Abie's Irish Rose (1922)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Abie Levy has married his ‘Irish rose’, Rose Mary Murphy. Since she is Catholic, he keeps this a secret from

Abigail's Party

Abigail's Party (1977)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Laurence is an estate agent, driven to work hard to fulfil the social aspirations of his airheaded wife Beverly. She

Absurd Person Singular

Absurd Person Singular (1972)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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House-proud Jane Hopcroft is cleaning her neat modern kitchen in preparation for a Christmas party, to which she and her

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Accidental Death of an Anarchist (1970)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Inspector Bertozzo of the Milan police is interviewing the Maniac (or Fool), arrested for fraudulently claiming to be a psychiatrist.

Acharnians

Acharnians (425 bc)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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The Peloponnesian War has lasted for nearly six years. The Athenian Dicaeopolis is weary of having his farm ruined each

Adding Machine, The

Adding Machine, The (1923)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Mr Zero lives a boringly suburban conventional life with his wife. At work, Zero fantasizes about his fellow clerk Daisy

Admirable Crichton, The

Admirable Crichton, The (1902)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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In order to appear progressive, the Earl of Loam each month invites his family and staff to a tea hour

After Haggerty

After Haggerty (1970)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Bernard Link, an overweight theatre critic of 45 with two failed marriages behind him, has leased a London flat belonging

After the Fall

After the Fall (1964)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)

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Quentin, a lawyer in his forties, steps forward to begin a confessional to the audience, acting out scenes from his

Ai Qing

Ai Qing (1910–96)   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Chinese Literature

One of the most influential modern Chinese poets. In 1929, Ai Qing went to Paris to study Western painting,

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