This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A one-act musical about a sickly woman's love for a handsome young army captain.
Scorching social commentary aimed at the contemporary urban and suburban scene, from one of America's greatest standups.
A valuable mural is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. Part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe.
Two plays, from the award-winning author Rona Munro.
A wild and fantastical tale about a group of women struggling to get by in the harsh world of north-east Scotland in the early nineteenth century.
Four plays from one of America's finest playwrights, endowed with compassion, keen insight and an unfailing comic sensibility.
A compulsive, gripping and intense play from the author of Death and the Maiden.
An utterly sophisticated and charming musical boasting such numbers as 'Send in the Clowns' and 'A Weekend in the Country'.
By Tony Kushner
A collection of essays, poems, a prayer and a play from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America.
An enchanting collection of witty music and skits about the Bard, devised for and first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
By Nicky Silver
The story of two siblings reunited at their mother's funeral.
A modern musical twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
A raw and honest verbatim-theatre play about post-reunification Germany, commissioned in 1994 by Der Spiegel to test the mood of the new Germany.
By Pam Gems
A brilliant and painfully truthful portrait of Stanley Spencer, the wayward genius of modern British painting.
An intricate, tender play about the obligations we have to one another, and those we would rather not.