Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060935498
Release Date: 2001-08-07
Genre: Drama

0riginating at the National Theatre of Great Britain, Amadeus was the recipient of both the Evening Standard Drama Award and the Theatre Critics Award. In the United States, the play won the coveted Tony Award and went on to become a critically acclaimed major motion picture winning eight Oscars, including Best Picture. Now, this extraordinary work about the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is available with a new preface by Peter Shaffer and a new introduction by the director of the 1998 Broadway revival, Sir Peter Hall. Amadeus is a must-have for classical music buffs, theatre lovers, and aficionados of historical fiction.


Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573605726
Release Date: 1981-01-01
Genre: Motion picture plays

Explores the relationship between Austrian court composer, Antonio Salieri, and the divinely gifted young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. 2 acts, 31 scenes, 9 men, 1 women, extras, 1 setting.

Peter Shaffer s Amadeus

Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: New Amer Library
ISBN: 0451158946
Release Date: 1989-01-01
Genre: Drama

Captures the world of eighteenth-century Vienna, where court musician Salieri reconstructs his efforts to destroy his archrival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, efforts that build to a chilling conclusion

Five Finger Exercise

Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573619298
Release Date: 1958
Genre: Drama

The first stage success from the author of Equus and Amadeus, this taut family drama centers on a young German student who, coming to England to tutor the daughter of well-to-do family is drawn into the various individual dramas of these fractured, isolated people.

Contemporary British Drama 1970 90

Author: Hersh Zeifman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781349108190
Release Date: 1993-04-27
Genre: Literary Criticism

This book focuses exclusively on the exciting and provocative plays produced in England in the last two decades. The primary aim of the collection is to celebrate the truly remarkable range of British drama since 1970, by examining the work of fourteen important and representative playwrights. This emphasis on range applies not only to the dramatists chosen for inclusion but to the critics as well - specifically to the diversity of critical methodology demonstrated in their essays.

Black Comedy

Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Samuel French
ISBN: 0573023034
Release Date: 1967
Genre: English drama

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Alexander H. Cohen presents Geraldine Page, Michael Crawford, Lynn Redgrave, Donald Madden in Peter Shaffer's "Black Comedy," preceded by a companion piece, "White Lies," with Peter Bull, Camila Ashland, Pierre Epstein, scenery and costumes by Alan Tagg, lighting by Jules Fisher, directed by John Dexter


Author: Anthony Shaffer
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573640297
Release Date: 1970
Genre: English drama

"The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by celebrated mystery writer, Andrew Wyke. Invited guest Milo Tindle, a young rival who shares not only Wyke's love of the game but also his wife, has come to lay claim. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit."--Publisher's description.

The Royal Hunt of the Sun

Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Longman Group
ISBN: 0582060141
Release Date: 1991
Genre: English drama

This volume is part of a series of novels, plays and stories at GCSE/Key Stage 4 level, designed to meet the needs of the National Curriculum syllabus. Each text includes an introduction, pre-reading activities, notes and coursework activities. Also provided is a section on the process of writing, often compiled by the author.


Author: Peter Shaffer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451639570
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Drama

An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm, Equus is Peter Shaffer's exploration of the way modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion. Alan Strang is a disturbed youth whose dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit an unspeakable act of violence. As psychiatrist Martin Dysart struggles to understand the motivation for Alan's brutality, he is increasingly drawn into Alan's web and eventually forced to question his own sanity. Equus is a timeless classic and a cornerstone of contemporary drama that delves into the darkest recesses of human existence.

The Clean House and Other Plays

Author: Sarah Ruhl
ISBN: 9781458781253
Release Date: 2010-07-09
Genre: American drama

This volume is the first publication of Sarah Ruhl, ''a playwright with a unique comic voice, perspective and sense of theater,'' (Variety) who is fast leaving her mark on the American stage. In the award-winning Clean House-a play of uncommon romance and uncommon comedy-a maid who hates cleaning dreams about creating the perfect joke, while a doctor who treats cancer leaves his heart inside one of his patients. This volume also includes Eurydice, Ruhl's reinvention of the tragic Greek tale of love and loss; Late, a cowboy song and Melancholy Play