The Best New Ten-Minute Plays, 2021 presents thirty new ten-minute plays, selected by renowned editor Lawrence Harbison. This volume is ideal for theatre enthusiasts looking for new and compelling short pieces from some of the finest playwrights of our time.
The Architecture of Desire by Brian Leahy Doyle
Count Dracula's Café by Scot Walker
Extended Play by B.V. Marshall
Go to the Light by Laurie Allen
Greater than Nina by Bruce Bonafede
The Home for Retired Canadian Girlfriends by John Bavoso
Judas Iscariot's Day Off by David Macgregor
Last Dance with MJ by Lindsay Partain
The Lobster Quadrille by Don Nigro
Meanwhile at the Pentagon by Jenny Lyn Bader
Most Wonderful by Jennifer O'grady
Reconcile, Bitch by Desi Moreno-Penson
Trumpettes Anonymous by Rex Mcgregor
You Are Here by Nandita Shenoy
Lawrence Harbison was in charge of new play acquisitions for Samuel French, Inc., for over thirty years. He edits annual anthologies of best plays by new playwrights and women playwrights, best ten-minute plays, and monologues for men and for women. His column, "On the Aisle with Larry," is a regular feature at www.applausebooks.com. Harbison was a member of the Drama Desk Nominating Committee for the 2010–2011 and 2011–2012 seasons. He works with individual playwrights to help them develop their plays (see his website: www.playfixer.com). Harbison is the editor of Best Contemporary Monologues for Women, Best Contemporary Monologues for Men, and Best Contemporary Monologues for Kids, also from Applause, who published his book How I Did It: Establishing a Playwriting Career in 2015.