The selections encompass plays (and one musical) that opened on or Off- Broadway during the 2005-2006 season; they were made by editor Jeffrey Eric Jenkins in consultation with the yearbook's editorial board, including Robert Brustein, Tish Dace, Christine Dolen, Robert Hurwitt, John Istel, Chris Jones, Julius Novick, Michael Phillips, Christopher Rawson, Alisa Solomon, Jeffrey Sweet, Linda Winer, and TheaterMania contributor Charles Wright.
Following is a complete list of the chosen plays and essayists:
Grey Gardens, by Doug Wright, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie; essay by Michael Feingold
The History Boys, by Alan Bennett; essay by Charles McNulty
In the Continuum, by Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter; essay by Anne Marie Welsh
The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow, by Rolin Jones; essay by Charles Wright
The Lieutenant of Inishmore, by Martin McDonagh; essay by John Istel
Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire; essay by Michael Sommers
Red Light Winter, by Adam Rapp; essay by Chris Jones
Shining City, by Conor McPherson; essay by David Cote
Stuff Happens, by David Hare; essay by Misha Berson
Third, by Wendy Wasserstein; essay by Anne Cattaneo
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