A new play Water by the Spoonful, which addresses the trauma and challenges faced by a young veteran returning from the Iraq War, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize.
An extended study of the design process for Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice, exploring sound and video design as well as scene, costume, and lighting design.
• Over fifty new color photos representing many exciting, recent plays, productions, and approaches to theatre including Elliot, A Soldier's Tale, The Glass Menagerie, Golden Boy, The Island, Mies Julie, Once, War Horse, The Wild Bride, and the York Mystery Cycle.
An emphasis on the diversity of American and world theatre, with a focus on theatre and social change including new material on the theatre of South Africa.
Structured assignments that focus on critical thinking, writing, and creative approaches including chapter exercises, a hands-on project chapter, and an appendix of in-depth writing assignments.