“Editor Barbara Parisi thankfully saved the best for last... The writing shows average human beings at their weakest points, leading to the horrible capabilities some people are pushed to in certain situations.”
Chicago Stage Style

The Best American Short Plays, 2009-2010

Edited by Barbara Parisi

Applause is proud to continue the series that for over 70 years has been the standard of excellence for one-act plays in America. This volume of the new millennium includes "Seven Card Draw," by Clay McLeod Chapman, John Guare, Neil LaBute, among others, tackling complex human issues through diverse theatrical styles and a wide range of character perspectives.

Features the short story "undertow" by Clay McLeod Chapman.