Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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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.

Robert Holman Plays: One

Five plays from Robert Holman's first decade of playwriting.

The Gabriels

Election Year in the Life of One Family

A trilogy of plays following an American family through the momentous and divisive 2016 presidential election year.

Jez Butterworth Plays: Two

Three extraordinary plays by one of the most audacious and talented playwrights of our times: Jerusalem, The River and The Ferryman. Plus his short film The Clear Road Ahead, and a conversation with playwright Simon Stephens.

Ensemble Works: an anthology

Edited by Ferdinand Lewis

A collection of ensemble-created plays by major American theatre companies - the first of its kind.

Never Swim Alone & This Is A Play

Two plays

Two plays from the Toronto-based writer-director-performer.

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Quiet in the Land

Set in and around an Amish Community in the Autumn of 1917.

Cold Meat Party

A play about a group of former friends reuniting in a B&B for a funeral.

Einstein's Gift

A Canadian play based on the life and work of Nobel Laureate Dr Fritz. Haber, who risked everything for a country that never accepted him, but used his work to murder millions.

Marsha Norman: Four Plays

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'night, Mother comes an unforgettable collection of plays.

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Tales of the Lost Formicans and other plays

Four plays from one of America's finest playwrights, endowed with compassion, keen insight and an unfailing comic sensibility.

Etiquette and Vitriol: The Food Chain and other plays

A collection of plays from one of the leading comic voices of his generation, full of his characteristic razor-sharp wit and black humour.

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