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Texts

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19th Century Plays

Ancient Gods (Hin Astuatsner) by Levon Shant, translated by Anne T. Vardanian
Evil Spirit (Char Voki) by Aleksandr Shirvanzade, translated by Nishan Parlakian
For The Sake Of Honor (Patevi Hamar) by Aleksandr Shirvanzade, translated by Nishan Parlakian
Honorable Beggars (Medzabadiw Muratsganner) by Hagop Baronian, translated by Jack Antreassian
Nazar The Brave (Kaj Nazar) by Derenik Dermirchyan, translated by Aris G. Sevag
Pepo (Bebo) by Gabriel Sundukian, translated by Ervant Megerditchian
The Bride (Harsuh) by Zabel Asadour, translated by Nishan Parlakian (in full)
The Emperor (Kaysr) by Levon Shant (Prologue), translated by Anne T. Vardanian
The Princess Of The Fallen Castle (Inkats Berdi Ishkhanuhin) by Levon Shant, translated by Anne T. Vardanian
The Ruined Family by Gabriel Sundukian (in full)

 
Saroyan Plays

Across The Board On Tomorrow Morning by William Saroyan
A Decent Birth A Happy Funeral (1949) by William Saroyan
Armenians by William Saroyan
Coming Through The Rye by William Saroyan
Get Away Old Man by William Saroyan
Hello Out There by William Saroyan
Jim Dandy by William Saroyan
Love's Old Sweet Song by William Saroyan
My Heart's in The Highlands by William Saroyan
Subway Circus (1940) by William Saroyan
The Cave Dwellers (1958) by William Saroyan
The Hungerers (1939) by William Saroyan
The Time Of Your Life by William Saroyan

 
20th Century Plays

Abaga by Torange Yeghiazarian (in full)
Armenian Voices by Lisa Kirazian
A Girl's War by Joyce Van Dyke
Beast on The Moon by Richard Kalinoski
Be Nice, I'm Dead (Kna Meri, Ari Sirem) by Aramashot Babayan, translated by Nishan Parlakian
Born & Died (Tsnvel ev Mahatsel) by Perch Zeytuntsyan, translated by S. Peter Cowe
Dance Mama, Dance by Barbara Bejoian
Ellis Island 101 by Raffi Arzoomanian (in full)
Grandma, Pray For Me by Nishan Parlakian
Lady Esther by Raffi Arzoomanian
Madmen Of The World, Unite! by Anahit Aghasaryan, translated by Nishan Parlakian and S. Peter Cowe
Mirrors by Herand Markarian
Nine Armenians by Leslie Ayvazian
One Jerusalem Is Not Enough by Noble J. Nassar
Pink Elephant by Vahe Berberian (Act 2)
Plagiarized by Nishan Parlakian (in full)
Push by Kristen Lazarian
Remnants Of a Liquid World by Bianca Bagatourian
Soulfire by Lisa Kirazian
The Armenian Question by Bill Rolleri and Anna Antaramian
The Blackstone Sessions by Lisa Kirazian
The Coop by Raffi Arzoomanian
The First Genocide by H. H. Haig
The Moths by Raffi Arzoomanian
The Perils Of Politeness Live On by Bianca Bagatourian
The Picklock (Akravouk) by Arman Vartanyan, translated by Arpi Civan
The Saddest Of Sad Men (Amenatkhur Marde) by Perch Zeytuntsyan, translated by Daniel Weissbort
The Scent Of Jasmine by Bianca Bagatourian
Together We Weep by Charles Tekeyan
Unfinished Monologue (Anavart Menakho-styun) by Perch Zeytuntsyan, translated by S. Peter Cowe
 

Opera

Arsace ll (Libretto) by Tomasso Terzian, editing and English version by Gerald Papasian, opera by Dikran Tchouhadjian
Anoush (Libretto) English version by Gerald Papasian, opera by Armen Tigranian based on a poem by Hovhannes Toumanian

 

 


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