Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Flyin' West and Other Plays

In America, Flyin' West is one of the most often staged African-American plays of the nineties. Cleage is one of the few black woman to achieve national recognition as a playwright in America, and her body of work for the stage provides a remarkable and penetrating look at the African-American experience over the last 100 years.

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Cootie Shots

A unique assortment of plays, songs and poems for primary school children to read and perform - an ideal resource for teachers and schools looking for creative ways to explore contemporary moral and ethical issues in a fun and stimulating way.

In The Heart of America and other plays

A five-play collection of work by an American playwright whose work has mainly premiered in Britain.

The New American Musical

Edited by Wiley Hausam

Four groundbreaking musicals from the end of the 20th century

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The Fire This Time

African-American Plays for the 21st Century

A collection of African-American plays for the 21st century.

The Clean House and other plays

A collection of plays by the award-winning American playwright Sarah Ruhl, a dramatist with 'a unique comic voice, perspective and sense of theatre' Variety.

Plays from the Arab World

Edited by Elyse Dodgson

A collection of five extraordinary plays exploring and reflecting contemporary life across the Near East and North Africa.

Enda Walsh Plays: One

The first eight astonishing plays by 'one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre'.

Jez Butterworth Plays: One

Four full-length plays and two previously unpublished shorts from the multi-award-winning author of Jerusalem.

The Vermont Plays

The debut collection of celebrated American playwright Annie Baker, including her Obie award-winning play Circle Mirror Transformation.

Enda Walsh Plays: Two

The second collection of plays from the multi-award-winning Irish playwright, including The Walworth Farce, The New Electric Ballroom, Penelope, Ballyturk and two short plays, with a Foreword by the author.

The Apple Family

Scenes from Life in the Country

A critically acclaimed play cycle about loss, memory and remembrance in America's recent past.

Alexi Kaye Campbell Plays: One

A collection of five plays by Alexi Kaye Campbell: The Pride, Apologia, The Faith Machine, Bracken Moor and Sunset at the Villa Thalia.

Ella Hickson Plays: One

A first collection of plays by Ella Hickson.

Stephen Jeffreys: Plays

A selection of the best work of Stephen Jeffreys, including his acclaimed plays The Libertine and The Clink.

Huff & Stitch: two plays

Two gritty, powerful solo shows from award-winning Indigenous Canadian playwright Cliff Cardinal, exploring the lives of marginalized characters.

debbie tucker green plays: one

A collection of six plays by one of the most distinctive playwrights working today.

Hedda Gabler & Sirens: Elektra in Bosnia

Two Plays

Two plays from the leading Canadian playwright.

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