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Best Broadway Plays of the 2000s

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Best straight plays of the last decade...

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August: Osage County Report Abuse
This Tracey Letts 2008 Pulitzer and Tony Winner was the biggest, loudest, and greatest American Play of the last twenty-five years.
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what is this about
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Proof Report Abuse
David Auburn won the Tony and Pulitzer for this play about family, illness, and math.
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The Cost of Utopia Report Abuse
Tom Stoppard's epic trilogy (around 9 hours) documents Russian philosophical debate before the revolution.
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God of Carnage Report Abuse
This Tony-Awarding winning play had a rich run with an all-star cast including Jeff Daniels, James Gandolfini, Marcia Gay Harden, and Hope Davis.
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The Pillowman Report Abuse
Martin Mcdonagh's most gripping and touching work.
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Frost / Nixon Report Abuse
A thrilling account of Nixon's revealing interview with David Frost.
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Rabbit Hole Report Abuse
Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2006.
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I Am My Own Wife Report Abuse
One man plays forty roles in this exceptional piece of theatre.
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Topdog / Underdog Report Abuse
Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2002.
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Amazing play.
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The History Boys Report Abuse
Tony Award for Best Play, 2006.
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The 39 Steps Report Abuse
A hilarious broadway hit.
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King Hedley II Report Abuse
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Copenhagen Report Abuse
This meeting between the physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg swept Broadway in 2000.
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Doubt Report Abuse
John Patrick Shanley won the Tony and Pulitzer for this depiction of a Catholic school faculty investigation.
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Radio Golf Report Abuse
August Wilson's final play in the last installment of the ten-part The Pittsburgh Cycle.
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The Seafarer Report Abuse
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Anna in the Tropics Report Abuse
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Take Me Out Report Abuse
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Dividing the Estate Report Abuse
Horton Foote's final, masterful work.
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The Goat: or, Who is Sylvia? Report Abuse
Edward Albee's triumphant return to broadway won the Tony for Best Play in 2002.
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