Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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Blood Wedding

García Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

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Blood Wedding & Yerma

García Lorca's two most famous plays translated by two of America's most gifted poets.

The Bungler

Translated by Richard Wilbur

An English verse translation of Molière's first great play.

Cardenio

Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined

Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit.

Celestina

A pivotal work of European culture, with a character that has inspired artists from Goya to Picasso.

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The Changeling

Middleton and Rowley's masterpiece, a tale of murder, lust, seduction and blackmail in the seventeenth century.

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside

A delightfully lewd city comedy by the co-author of The Changeling.

Chekhov: Four Plays

Anton Chekhov's four greatest plays in one volume - in sensitive, accurate and much-performed translations. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classic Collections series.

Chekhov: Shorts

A collection of five of Anton Chekhov’s best-known short plays, in brand new English translations.

The Cherry Orchard

Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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The Cherry Orchard

A unique edition of Chekhov's masterpiece in a brilliant translation by a world-renowned team of translators.

The Cherry Orchard

A fresh take on Chekhov's classic play, by the Tony Award-winning playwright of The Humans.

Children of the Sun

By Maxim Gorky Translated by Stephen Mulrine

A Chekhovian family drama, first staged in Russia in 1905.

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The City Madam (RSC edition)

A waspish city comedy attacking the vices of hypocrisy, greed, self-indulgence and social pretension.

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The Country Wife

A classically bawdy Restoration Comedy, widely regarded as one of the filthiest and funniest plays ever written.

Creditors

Passionate, dangerously funny, and enduringly perceptive, a wickedly enjoyable black comedy that Strindberg considered his masterpiece.

Cuckold Ubu

A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

Published in volume Ubu

    The Custom of the Country

    A 17th-century play tracing the fortunes of two brothers shipwrecked in a foreign land.

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