I Am My Own Wife

9 best books like I Am My Own Wife (Doug Wright): M. Butterfly, The Laramie Project, Next to Normal, The Flick, Ruined, Other Desert Cities, Stop Kiss, Water by the Spoonful, Indecent

M. Butterfly
AuthorDavid Henry Hwang
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and soon to be back on Broadway in a revival directed by the Lion King's Julie Taymor, starring Clive Owen

"A brilliant play of ideas... a visionary work that bridges the history and culture of two worlds."--Frank...
The Laramie Project
AuthorMoisés Kaufman
For a year and a half following the murder of Matthew Shepard, Moisés Kaufman and his Tectonic Theater Project–whose previous play, Gross Indecency, was hailed as a work of unsurpassed originality–conducted hundreds of interviews with the citizens of Laramie, Wyoming, to create this portrait...
Next to Normal
AuthorBrian Yorkey
Prepare for a long review, folks.

This play is utterly...staggering. Mind-boggling. AMAZING. It's honestly quite hard for me to put into words, but I'll try. The characters in this are so complex it's hard to articulate. We'll start with the main character: Diana Goodman.

The Flick
AuthorAnnie Baker
In a rundown movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees sweep up popcorn in the empty aisles and tend to one of the last thirty-five-millimeter projectors in the state. With keen insight and a ceaseless attention to detail, The Flick pays tribute to the power of movies and paints...
AuthorLynn Nottage
Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

“A powerhouse drama. . . . Lynn Nottage’s beautiful, hideous and unpretentiously important play [is] a shattering, intimate journey into faraway news reports.”—Linda Winer, Newsday

“An intense and gripping new drama . . ....
AuthorJon Robin Baitz
In OTHER DESERT CITIES, Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs to visit her parents after a six-year absence. A once-promising novelist, she announces to her family the imminent publication of a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history - a wound that her parents don't...
AuthorDiana Son
Ben Brantley of the New York Times summed up the critical reaction to Diana Son's play Stop Kiss when he stated that it "generated the warmest advance word of mouth of any downtown production this season" and heralded it as a Barefoot in the Park for a new generation. Son's story is deceptively simple:...
Water by the Spoonful
AuthorQuiara Alegría Hudes
The 2012 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world. Somewhere in a chat room, recovering addicts forge an unbreakable bond of support and love. The boundaries of family and community...
AuthorPaula Vogel
“Indecent reminds us of the power of art to tell us truths long before we are able to recognize them as such.” — Los Angeles Times

“Indecent sheds an eye-opening light on a little-known time when theatrical history, Jewish culture, and the frank depiction of homosexuality intersected,...
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