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





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A Change of Air Mr. Brown and his daughter Nonnie travel to a boarding house by the sea in Great Britain. There, th... 1
A Christmas Story A young boy named Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas: a Red Ryder BB gun. However, h... 26
A Picasso A Picasso is based on Picasso’s years in Paris during World War 2. The story is a re-imagined mee... 1
Abe Lincoln in Illinois The story of the life of the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, before he actually becomes p... 1
Accent on Youth Successful playwright Stephen Gaye is stuck – he can’t seem to finish the play he is working on,... 0
The Acharnians The Acharnians is a hilarious satire and an indictment of unnecessary war. The play follows the atte... 0
Act Without Words I Becket’s short play is a mime that takes place in a desert illuminated by a "dazzling light". The ... 2
The Adding Machine This comic, expressionistic masterpiece follows the exploits of Mr. Zero, a hard-working, psuedo-Eve... 0
The Admirable Crichton When a British aristocrat (Lord Loam), his family, and the butler (Crichton) are stranded on a deser... 1
Afterplay Brian Friel’s one-act Afterplay takes two Chekov characters and has them meet up twenty years afte... 1
Agamemnon Set in Argos before the royal palace, Agamemnon concerns the return of Agamemnon, King of Arg... 2
Alcestis Alcestis presents the story of the wife of Admetus, who according to Greek mythology sacrific... 1
The Alchemist

The Alchemist concerns a wily servant, Face, who developes a scheme to make money while ...

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All My Sons All My Sons, Arthur Miller's first commercial success, tells the story of an American family caught ... 49
All's Well That Ends Well Set in contemporary France, the plot concerns Helena. the daughter of recently deceased court physic... 3
Amadeus The play explores the rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri, the court compose... 33
Amen Sister The ladies of the Executive Board of the Shiloe Baptist Church meet on a Saturday afternoon at Siste... 1
American Buffalo Donny, the owner of a small-time pawnshop, and Bobby, his drug-addicted sidekick and gofer, are plan... 3
Anastasia The play Anastasia is set in Berlin in 1926. In this mystery, a young suicidal woman is taken by a g... 15
Androcles and the Lion Androcles is a slave who is abused by his master, Pantalone. Androcles is trying to help two young ... 1