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





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Romeo and Juliet

The Montagues and Capulets are two feuding families, whose children, Romeo an...

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A Midsummer Night's Dream A Mid Summer Night's Dream tells the story of four lovers who each want someone who they can't have.... 275
Hamlet

Prince Hamlet of Denmark laments both his father's death and his mother&r...

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The Crucible The Crucible is set in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, amid the chaos of the infamous witch trials. Af... 174
Macbeth “Macbeth” is a story of temptation, ambition and seduction. At the start of the play, Macbeth i... 147
Raisin in the Sun A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of an African-American family, the Youngers, living and struggli... 134
Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing is set primarily at the home and grounds of Leo...

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Death of a Salesman In Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, we follow Willy Loman as he reviews a life of desperate purs... 133
Noises Off The play takes a fond look at the follies of theatre folk, whose susceptibility to out-of-control eg... 128
Our Town Set at the turn of the 20th century, the play reveals the ordinary lives of the people in the small ... 127
A Streetcar Named Desire Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following World War Two A Streetc... 98
A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is the classic tail about the old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge pays his clerk ... 94
Twelfth Night In Twelfth Night, a young woman, Viola, is separated at sea from her beloved twin brother and tossed... 93
Rumors Four couples arrive at the townhouse of a deputy New York City mayor and his wife to attend a party ... 86
The Taming of the Shrew

Gentlemen all over Padua are heads over heels for Bianca, the beautiful and s...

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Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield lives in poverty in a shabby St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughte... 72
Proof Proof focuses on Catherine, a young woman who has spent years caring for her unstable father, Robert... 70
Steel Magnolias The quintessential story of friendship and trust, Steel Magnolias serves up a southern slice of life... 67
Othello ... 66
The Diary of Anne Frank The story concerns the lives of a Jewish family hiding from the German occupying forces in war-torn ... 63