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NoPassport Press publishes challenging new plays, translations and criticism. Our print- on-demand books & downloads are available from, barnes and, Drama Book Shop in New York City and and and more. Series editors are Randy Gener, Jorge Huerta, Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Stephen Squibb and Caridad Svich.

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NoPassport is an unincorporated theatre alliance devoted to cross-cultural, Pan-American performance, theory, action, advocacy, and publication.

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Dreaming the Americas Series

ed. by Caridad Svich and Zac Kline
plays by Neil LaBute, Elaine Avila, Kyle Bostian, Neil Blackadder, Alex Broun, Gab Cody, Tameka Cage Conley, Cecilia Copeland, Yvette Heyliger, Amina Henry, Zac Kline, Jennifer Maisel, Lynn Manning, Oliver Mayer, Chiori Miyagawa, Matthew Paul Olmos, Ian Rowlands, Tammy Ryan, August Schulenburg, Saviana Stanescu, Caridad Svich, Chris Weikel, Winter Miller, Gary Winter, and Laura Zam. With an essay by Tammy Ryan and a reflection and interview by DW Gregory. ISBN: 978-1-300-76771-8


Antigone Project: A Play in Five Parts

by Tanya Barfield, Karen Hartman, Chiori Miyagawa, Lynn Nottage and Caridad Svich, with Preface by Lisa Schlesinger,

Introduction by Marianne McDonald. ISBN 978-0-578-03150-7


Elaine Avila: Jane Austen, Action Figure and other plays

Preface by Ted Gregory, afterword by Kathleen Weiss.

ISBN: 978-0-578-10420-1


Sabina Berman: Between Pancho Villa & a Naked Woman

In English translation by Shelley Tepperman

ISBN: 978-1-312-62614-0


Deborah Brevoort: The Women of Lockerbie & The Comfort Team

Introductions by Roberta Levitow and Chris Hanna.

ISBN: 978-1-312-07104-9


Esther K. Chae: So the Arrow Flies

Introduction by David Henry Hwang. ISBN: 978-312-27592-8


Lenora Champagne: New World Plays

(Coaticook, Isabella Dreams the New World and My Nebraska)

Preface by Julie Hebert, Introduction by Fiona Templeton, Interview with the author by Jim O’Quinn

ISBN: 978-1-329-07882-6

Susana Cook: The Homophobes

ISBN: 978-1-300-16210-0


Susana Cook: Queering the Classics

(Hamletango, Dykenstein, We are Caligula) ISBN: 978-1-130-466691-8

Kara Lee Corthron: Etched in Skin on a Sunlit Night

ISBN: 978-1-300-19029-5


*Kia Corthron: A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick and other Plays

(A Cool Dip…Light Raise the Roof, Tap the Leopard) Preface by Michael John Garces, Interview by Kara Lee Corthron. ISBN: 978-0-578-09749-7


Amparo Garcia-Crow: The South Texas Plays

(Cocks Have Claws and Wings to Fly, Under a Western Sky, The Faraway Nearby, Esmeralda Blue) with Preface by Octavio Solis.

ISBN: 978-0-578-01913-0


Migdalia Cruz: El Grito del Bronx & other plays

(Salt, Yellow Eyes, El Grito del Bronx, Da Bronx rocks: a song)

Introduction by Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez, afterword by Priscilla Page.

ISBN: 978-0-578-04992-2


Ed Cardona, Jr.: American Jornalero

ISBN: 978-0-578-0739-4


Rinde Eckert: Orpheus X and Other Plays

(Orpheus X, And God Created Great Whales and Horizon)

Preface by Jonathan Chambers. ISBN: 978-1-300-44158-8


Christine Evans: War Plays

(Trojan Barbie, Mothergun, Slow Falling Bird)

Introduction by Peter Davis

ISBN: 978-1-300-83167-9


Envisioning the Americas: Latina/o Theatre & Performance

A NoPassport Press Sampler with works by Migdalia Cruz, John Jesurun, Oliver Mayer, Alejandro Morales and Anne Garcia-Romero, Preface by Jose Rivera. Introduction by Caridad Svich, ISBN: 978-0-578-08274-5


Linda Faigao-Hall: The Female Heart and Other Plays

(The Female Heart, God Sex and Blue Water, State without Grace, Woman from the Other Side of the World) Edited by Randy Gener, Introduction by Luis H. Francia. Afterword by Ian Morgan. ISBN: 978-1-300-66055-2.


Aizzah Fatima: Dirty Paki Lingerie

Foreword by Erica Gould. Afterword by Cobina Gillitt

ISBN: 978-1-312-95918-7


Catherine Filloux: Dog and Wolf & Killing the Boss

Introduction by Cynthia E. Cohen. ISBN: 978-0-578-07898-4

Catherine Filloux: Luz

Introduction by Jose Zayas. ISBN: 978-1-312-20614-4


*David Greenspan: Four Plays and a Monologue

(Jack, 2 Samuel Etc, Old Comedy, Only Beauty, A Playwright’s Monologue)

Preface by Helen Shaw, Introduction by Taylor Mac, ISBN: 978-0-578-08448-0


Karen Hartman: Girl Under Grain

Introduction by Jean Randich. ISBN: 978-0-578-04981-6


Kara Hartzler: No Roosters in the Desert

Based on field work by Anna Ochoa O’Leary ISBN: 978-0-578-07047-6


Velina Hasu Houston: Green Tea Girl in Orange Pekoe Country

Eight Plays includes Tea, Kokoro, Calligraphy and more.

Introduction by Peggy Shannon.

ISBN: 978-1-312-51079-1


*John Jesurun: Deep Sleep, White Water, Black Maria – A Media Trilogy

Preface by Fiona Templeton. ISBN: 978-0-578-02602-2


Carson Kreitzer: SELF DEFENSE and other Plays

(Self Defense, The Love Song of J Robert Oppenheimer, 1:23, Slither)

Preface by Mark Wing-Davey, Introduction by Mead K. Hunter.

ISBN: 978-0-578-08058-1.


Motti Lerner: According to Chekhov

Thoughts on the Writing of Uncle Vanya

ISBN: 978-1-312-75667-0


Motti Lerner: The Playwright’s Purpose

Introduction by Gad Kaynar

ISBN: 978-1-329-03768-7



(A Pirate’s Lullaby, Secret Agents, Wider than the Sky)

Introduction by Richard LaGravenese.

ISBN: 978-1-312-50338-0


Todd London: The Importance of Staying Earnest:

Writings from Inside the American Theatre 1988-2013

ISBN: 978-1-300-65504-6


Lorca: Six Major Plays: (Blood Wedding, Dona Rosita, The House of Bernarda Alba, The Public, The Shoemaker’s Prodigious Wife, Yerma)

In new translations by Caridad Svich, Preface by James Leverett,

Introduction by Amy Rogoway. ISBN: 978-0-578-00221-7




Marco Antonio Rodriguez: Ashes of Light

ISBN: 978-1-300-51058-1

& La Luz de Un Cigarrillo (Spanish-language edition)

ISBN: 978-0-578-10496-6


Matthew Maguire: Three Plays: (The Tower, Luscious Music, The Desert) with Preface by Naomi Wallace. ISBN: 978-0-578-00856-1


Lynn Manning: Private Battle & Other Plays

(Private Battle, Up from the Downs, The Last Outpost)

Introduction by Robert Egan. ISBN: 978-1-312-25750-4


Nuestras Voces Latino Plays Volume One: Vieques by Jorge Gonzalez, Momma’s Boyz by Candido Tirado, Nowhere on the Border by Carlos Lacamara. ISBN: 978-1-300-24952-8.


Nuestras Voces Latino Plays Volume Two: Wild in Wichita by Lina Gallegos and Letters to My Mother by Marcelo Rodriguez. Preface by Robert Federico.

Introduction by James Crapotta. ISBN: 978-1-300-22299-6


Ruth Margraff: Red Frogs and Other Plays

(Red Frogs, The Elektra Fugues, Stadium Devildare)

Afterword by Randy Gener. ISBN: 978-1-300-32500-0


*Oliver Mayer: Collected Plays: (Conjunto, Joe Louis Blues, Ragged Time)

Preface by Luis Alfaro, Introduction by Jon D. Rossini

ISBN: 978-0-6151-8370-1


Oliver Mayer: Dark Matters & Other Plays: (Dark Matters, Laws of Sympathy, Wallowa). Preface by Velina Hasu Houston.

ISBN: 978-1-300-15055-8


The midnight sky & the silent stars: Five New Plays By Women

By J. Nicole Brooks, Jennifer Fawcett, EM Lewis, Coya Paz and Caridad Svich. ISBN: 978-1-300-15473-0


Chiori Miyagawa: America Dreaming and other Plays

Preface by Emily Morse, Afterward by Martin Harries

ISBN: 978-0-578-10189-7


Chiori Miyagawa: Woman Killer

introduction by Sharon Friedman, afterword by Martin Harries

ISBN: 978-0-578-05008-9


Alejandro Morales: Collected Plays: (expat/inferno, marea, Sebastian)

ISBN: 978-0-6151-8621-4


*Popular Forms for a Radical Theatre

Edited by Caridad Svich and Sarah Ruhl

ISBN: 978-0-578-09809-8


Christopher Oscar peña: a cautionary tail and other plays

Foreword by Naomi Iizuka.

ISBN: 978-1-30463736-9.


Lisa Ramirez: EXIT CUCKOO (Nanny in motherland)

ISBN: 975-0-578-07520-4.


Anne Garcia-Romero: Collected Plays:

(Earthquake Chica, Santa Concepcion, Mary Peabody in Cuba)

Preface by Juliette Carrillo. ISBN: 978-0-6151-8888-1


Ian Rowlands: Historia

Troyanne, Biography of a Thing, Troy Story

Introductions by John Clinton Eisner, Jerry Hunter and Caridad Svich

ISBN: 978-1-312-71497-7


Stephen Sewell: Kandahar Gate

Introduction by Jeff Janisheski. ISBN: 978-1-312-17363-7


Octavio Solis: The River Plays (El Otro, Dreamlandia, Bethlehem)

Introduction by Douglas Langworthy. ISBN: 978-0-578-04881-9


Saviana Stanescu: The New York Plays

(Waxing West, Lenin’s Shoe, Aliens with Extraordinary Skills)

Introduction by John Clinton Eisner. ISBN: 978-0-578-04942-7


Juan Francisco Villa: Empanada for a Dream

Introduction by Alex B. Levy. ISBN: 978-1-312-26192-1


Caridad Svich (ed): The Breath of Theatre

Conversations and Reflections on theatre 2003-2013.

ISBN: 978-1-300-88963-2


Caridad Svich: 12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)

ISBN: 978-0-6152-4918-6 (theatre & performance text series single edition)


Caridad Svich: The Tropic of X

Introduction by Marvin Carlson, Afterword by Tamara Underiner

ISBN: 978-0-578-03871-1

*2013 Revised edition with director’s statement by Nathan A. Cooper and cover art by Kaven Haerian: ISBN 978-1-300-70262-7


Rock Wilk: Broke Wide Open

ISBN: 978-1-312-63019-2*


From SANTA CATALINA EDITIONS, a NoPassport imprint:

Caridad Svich: The Archaeology of Dreams and other plays

(The Archaeology of Dreams, The Spell of Eden, Relish my Tears, Calculating Genesis) ISBN: 978-1-329-04483-8


Caridad Svich: Art and Decadence Plays

(Magnificent Waste, Lulu Ascending, Tilt Heaven) ISBN: 978-1-300-34935-8


Caridad Svich: Plays of Intimacy and Grace

(Instructions for Breathing, In Your Arms, Grace (in the upper room)

Introduction by R. Alex Davis. ISBN: 978-1-304-61386-8


Caridad Svich: Fire Plays

(A Good Kick, Missing, Remains, Away Down Dreaming, Genuine Bonafide Article) ISBN: 978-1-312-75734-7


Caridad Svich: The Land and Country Plays

(Fugitive Pieces, Thrush, Rift) ISBN: 978-1-105-96609-5


Caridad Svich: Plays of Love & Enchantment

(Astral Yearning, Bliss, Elysium at 3 AM, Slow Fast Walking on the Red Eye, Transmission 0500/To the Blue Peninsula, Turn the Dark Up, Bow Down, This is a Hymn) ISBN: 978-1-300-42880-0


Caridad Svich: The Outlaw Plays

(Pensacola and Kill to Eat (a patriot song)

ISBN: 978-1-304-13118-8


Caridad Svich: Prodigal Kiss & Perdita Gracia

ISBN: 978-0-578-03671-7 (Lizard Run editions)


Caridad Svich: The Spanish Golden Age Plays

(A Little Betrayal Among Friends, The Labyrinth of Desire, The Monster in the Garden) ISBN: 978-1-300-17672-5




NoPassport Press "Dreaming the Americas" print-on-demand series

Series Editors: Jorge Huerta, Mead K. Hunter, Randy Gener, Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Stephen Squibb, Caridad Svich