By Amnon Kabatchnik

ISBN-10: 0810883546

ISBN-13: 9780810883543

In Blood at the degree, 1975-2000: Milestone performs of Crime, secret, and Detection: An Annotated Repertoire, Amnon Kabatchnik presents an outline of an important and noteworthy theatrical works of crime and detection of this era. carrying on with the paintings of his earlier volumes (1900-1925, 1925-1950, and 1950-1975), Kabatchnik describes greater than eighty full-length performs produced within the final region of the twentieth century, with an emphasis on manhattan and London performances.

Arranged in chronological order, the productions are all works of tolerating value, pioneering contributions, singular techniques, or impressive luck. a number of the so much extraordinary playwrights of the period are represented, together with Ariel Dorfman, Larry Gelbart, Ira Levin, David Mamet, Terence Rattigan, Reginald Rose, Sam Shepard, Stephen Sondheim, Aaron Sorkin, and Tom Stoppard. The tales contain homicide, robbery, chicanery, kidnapping, political intrigue, or espionage, with every one access together with a plot synopsis, construction information, and the critiques of famous and revered critics and scholars.

The performs during this period surround suspenseful melodramas, mental thrillers, baffling whodunits, or even musicals, together with such memorable works as Assassins, City of Angels, Deathtrap, Death and the Maiden, A Few reliable Men, The secret of Edwin Drood, Sweeney Todd, and The Phantom of the Opera.

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