Selected Plays of Stan Lai

Volume 2: The Village and Other Plays
Volume 2
Stan Lai, edited by Lissa Tyler Renaud
Bringing the iconic plays of Stan Lai to an English-language readership


Stan Lai (Lai Shengchuan) is one of the most celebrated theatre practitioners working in the Chinese-speaking world. His work over three decades has pioneered the course of modern Chinese language theatre in Taiwan, China, and other Chinese speaking regions. "The preeminent Chinese playwright and stage director of this generation." (China Daily) "The best Chinese language playwright and director in the world." (BBC) Lai's works include masterpieces of the modern Chinese language theatre like Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land, The Village, and his epic 8 hour A Dream Like A Dream, all of which are in this collection.
These volumes feature works from across Lai’s career, providing an exceptional selection of a diverse range of performances.
Volume Two contains:
Millennium Teahouse
Sand on a Distant Star
Bardo Blues
The Village
Writing in Water
Lissa Tyler Renaud (M.A. Directing, Ph.D. Theatre History/Criticism, U.C. Berkeley, 1987) is known internationally as a master teacher, actor-scholar, invited speaker, writer, critic, and 2nd generation editor.

Product Details

  • 6 x 9.
  • 496pp.
  • 5 illustrations.
Available for sale worldwide

  • Hardcover
  • 2021
  • Forthcoming
  • 978-0-472-07508-9

  • $95.00 U.S.

  • Paper
  • 2021
  • Forthcoming
  • 978-0-472-05508-1

  • $49.95 U.S.

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