String Fever

In this comedy, which starred Cynthia Nixon and Evan Handler Off-Broadway, Lily juggles the big issues: turning forty, artificial insemination and the elusive scientific Theory of Everything.

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Secret Order

William Shumway, a young, idealistic cellular biologist with a brilliant new idea for curing cancer, is recruited from a relative obscurity to Hill-Matheson, a major cancer research institute, by its charismatic director, Bob Brock, with[…]

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Boy

Inspired by a true story, Anna Ziegler’s Boy explores the tricky terrain of finding lover amidst the confusion of sexual identity, and the inextricable bond between a doctor and patient.

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Woyzeck

Loosely based on the real figure of Johann Christian Woyzeck, Georg Buchner’s –Woyzeck -is a naturalist indictment of the dehumanizing effects of the military and science on unsuspecting victims.

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Wit

At the start of Wit, Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned professor of English who has spent years studying and teaching brilliantly difficult Holy Sonnets of the metaphysical poet John Donne, has been diagnosed with terminal[…]

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Men in White

This celebrated play deals with the medical profession, with the doctors and nurses who consecrate themselves to the Hippocratian ideal, and with a young doctor’s initiation into the rigorous realities without which the profession of[…]

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Molly Sweeney

Brian Friel’s play tells the story of Molly, a woman who has been blind since infancy, who undergoes an operation to attempt to restore her sight.

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The Doctor’s Dilemma

The Doctor’s Dilemma is a problem play about the moral dilemmas created by limited medical resources, and the conflicts between the demands of private medicine as a business and a vocation.

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Faust

Goethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world.

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Doctor Faustus

This edition of Doctor Faustus features annotated versions, with modernized spelling and punctuation, of the 1604 “A-text” and the 1592 text of Marlowe’s source, the English Faust Book—a translation of the best-selling Historia von Johann[…]

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