The Methuen Drama Book of Trans Plays

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by Lindsey Mantoan, Angela Farr Schiller and Leanna Keyes

Finalist in the 2022 Lambda Literary Awards for the LGBTQ Anthology category

The Methuen Drama Book of Trans Plays for the Stage
 is the first play anthology to offer eight new plays by trans playwrights featuring trans characters.

This edited collection establishes a canon of contemporary American trans theatre which represents a variety of performance modes and genres. From groundbreaking new work from across America's stages to unpublished work by new voices, these plays address themes such as gender identity and expression to racial and religious attitudes toward love and sex.

Edited by Lindsey Mantoan, Angela Farr Schiller and Leanna Keyes, the plays selected explicitly call for trans characters as central protagonists in order to promote opportunities for trans performers, making this an original and necessary publication for both practical use and academic study.

Sagittarius Ponderosa by MJ Kaufman

The Betterment Society by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen

how to clean your room by j. chavez

She He Me by Raphaël Amahl Khouri

The Devils Between Us by Sharifa Yasmin

Doctor Voynich and Her Children by Leanna Keyes

Firebird Tattoo by Ty Defoe

Crooked Parts by Azure Osborne-Lee

Paperback, 456 pages

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