Books Like A Life in the Theatre by David Mamet | Suggesting Reading

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Oleanna, a play by Mamet first performed in 1992, focuses on a topsy-turvy mentoring relationship between a female student and her professor.

Six Characters in Search of an Author, a play by Luigi Pirandello, written in 1921, is the story of a group of actors rehearsing a play, which is interrupted by six created characters.

Waiting for Lefty is a play by Clifford Odets, written in 1935. Like A Life in the Theatre, the play is constructed of short scenes that contain realistic action.

Harlequinade is a play by Terence Rattigan, published in 1948. The play focuses on a regional acting troupe.

It's Only a Play is a comedic play by Terrence McNally, written in 1985. The plot focuses on people who have worked on a theatrical production, as well as critics and other hangers-on, as they await public reaction to their work.

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