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Max, a retired butcher; his brother Sam, a chauffeur; Teddy, a philosophy professor; Lenny, a pimp; and Joey, a boxer in training. There is one woman, Ruth, who is Teddy's wifeHarold Pinter
Charles Condomine invites the medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance to gather material for a book. It backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his first wifeNoel Coward
Upon Mr Whitefield's death daughter Ann is left in care of Ramsden & Tanner/she chooses Tanner (anarchist) & gets him to marry her/she turns down Robinson/Don Juan in Hell (Act 3)George Bernard Shaw
Walter Younger barely makes a living as a limousine driver/plans to invest in a liquor store with Willy/after Willy takes their money the family struggles in a white communityLorraine Hansberry
Six characters interrupt a play rehearsal searching for a titular person. Two of the six die at the endLuigi Pirandello
A Salvation Army officer becomes disillusioned when it accepts donations from her father, an arms manufacturer/she decides reach out to those who have plenty instead of the poorGeorge Bernard Shaw
German-born engineer Kurt Muller returns to Germany to help his arrested friend Max Freidech because Max once rescued him from Gestapo. Kurt disappears.Lillian Hellman
Eddie Carbone houses 2 Italian immigrants, Marcus & Rodolpho/Rodolpho dates Catherine, Eddie's orphaned niece/Eddie turns them into immigration service & is stabbed for itArthur Miller
Finnish scientist joins medical corps to prevent Russian invasion of Finland/title taken from Revelation 22:5Robert Sherwood
Based on the legend of Alcestis/Edward and Lavinia Chamberlayne are brought back from seperation by an unidentified psychologist that they meet at the titular eventT.S. Eliot
Louis Ironson, a gay Jew/closeted homosexual Mormon and Republican Joe Pitt/Prior Walter has aids and is visited by an Angel who tells him he is a prophetTony Kushner
Hamm, Clov, Nagg, and Nell are trapped in Hamm's home avoiding an apocolyptic disasterSamuel Beckett
Author's first play/The Smiths have dinner with the Martins, the fire-chief, and a maid/Non-sequitur scenes/Ends the way it began with reversed rolesEugene Ionesco
Play about Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More and his refusal to endorse Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon so he could marry Anne BoleynRobert Bolt
1935 play of related vignettes relating to the meeting of taxi cab drivers who are planning a labor strike/Fatt is union boss/title character is chairman/shot dead at endClifford Odets
Val gets a job at small-town dry goods store/has affair with owner Lady whose husband is dying/is a rewriting of Battle of AngelsTennessee Williams
Musical based upon John Gay's The Beggar's Opera/Mack the Knife marries Polly Peachum/songs The Ballad of Mack the Knife and Pirate JennyBertolt Brecht
Boyle family lives in Dublin tenements during Irish Civil War/Capt Jack (father) won't work/son is target of IRA/spend $ expecting inheritance but doesn't get itSean O'Casey

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