Back-in-print early work by the author of subUrbia and Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll.
"A born storyteller with perfect pitch." - New York TimesThis volume features two of Bogosian's more unsettling works. Notes from Underground charts, in diary form, the life of an urban recluse who wants desperately to be "normal" but ultimately sinks into an abyss of his own making. Scenes from the New World is a play composed of three one-acts, probing modern life on the eve of the millennium.One of America's premier performers and most innovative and provocative artists, Eric Bogosian's plays and solo work include suburbia (Lincoln Center Theater, 1994; adapted to film by director Richard Linklater, 1996); Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll, Pounding Nails in the Floor with My Forehead; Griller; Humpty Dumpty; 1+1; Skunkweed; Wake Up and Smell the Coffee; Drinking in America; Notes from Underground and Talk Radio (Pulitzer Prize finalist; New York Shakespeare Festival, 1987; Broadway, 2007; adapted to film by director Oliver Stone, 1988). He has starred in a wide variety of film, TV and stage roles. Most recently, he created the character of Captain Danny Ross on the long-running series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In 2014, TCG published 100 (monologues), a collection that commemorates thirty years of Bogosian's solo-performance career.