As of January 2015, genuine electronic book versions of August Wilson's "Fences" are not available. The only published versions of the play are in hardcover and paperback print formats.Know More
Though an electronic version of "Fences" is not available as of 2015, those interested in reading the play have a number of options including buying a new print copy. Online bookstores also offer used book listings from third-party sellers in a marketplace, offering readers the chance to purchase the play at a significantly discounted price. Select online resources that discuss the play are available, including critical analysis and plot summaries from sources such as SparkNotes.
"Fences" is an award-winning play that touches on numerous themes relevant to African-American life from 1957 to 1965. Focusing on the protagonist Troy Maxson, the play encourages its audience to think about complex issues such as pride, discrimination and passion. In the play, Troy once aspired to play baseball in the Major Leagues but was unable to fulfill his dream due to segregation, forcing him to make alternative choices in an attempt to make the most out of life.
In New York, Broadway performances of the play have taken place on multiple occasions, with the original production in the 1980s earning several prestigious awards including the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Productions have also taken place elsewhere, including a particularly well received London production held in 2013.Learn more about Plays
Juliet's "What's in a name?" and Romeo's "What light through yonder window breaks?" are two examples of soliloquies in "Romeo and Juliet." A soliloquy is defined as a speech in which a character in a play expresses his or her thoughts directly to the audience.Full Answer >
As of January 2013, 12 actors have played the lead role in "The Phantom of the Opera" on Broadway: Steve Barton, Michael Crawford, John Cudia, Davis Gaines, Kevin Gray, Chris Groenendaal, Mark Jacoby, Ted Keegan, Jeff Keller, Brad Little, Marcus Lovett, Gary Mauer, Howard McGillin, Timothy Nolen, Thomas James O'Leary and Hugh Panaro. The most commonly known version of "The Phantom of the Opera" opened on Broadway on January 9, 1988.Full Answer >
The script for "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller can purchased online from sites such as Amazon. The play consists of four acts and 16 scenes in total. The principal characters are Abigail Williams, John Proctor and Reverend Hale.Full Answer >
As of 2014, there are no sources online to read the full text of "Death of a Salesman." The play does not go into the public domain until 2044, and it has not been published online by the copyright holder.Full Answer >