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September 1, 2020

Read A Book Day: Our Staff’s Recommendations


This #ReadABookDay, why not read a new play?

Check out this list of plays our team members have been loving this summer.

Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau

“High school students navigating racial injustice and what it means to protest!”
— Sean, International Licensing


Bulrusher by Eisa Davis

“This Pulitzer finalist is a master class in language, both in her use of poetry and as a study in sociolinguistics.”
— Garrett, Acquisitions and Artistic Development


Dance Nation by Clare Barron

“This is to read with a buddy, as the shared moments of laughter and awkwardness will surely make you start remembering your own adolescence, and all the beauty and ferocity that went with it.”
— Courtney, Marketing


The Hatmaker’s Wife by Lauren Yee

”Have you ever used the phrase ‘If these walls could talk’? Well, in this magical play, THEY DO JUST THAT.”
— Tyler, Operations


Marian, or The True Tale of Robin Good by Adam Szymkowicz

“We are taken to Sherwood, where identity, gender and names shouldn’t be more important than kindness and empathy.”
— Rosemary, Amateur Licensing


She Talks to Beethoven by Adrienne Kennedy

“A short, layered and non-linear play that explores revolution, loss and the cathartic power of art.”
— Rachel, Acquisitions and Artistic Development


The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window by Lorraine Hansberry

“A thought-provoking exploration and indictment of White Liberals.”
— Fiona, Music & Publications


10 Out Of 12 by Anne Washburn

“Because you know it’s bad when you’re missing tech.”
— Theresa, Professional Licensing


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