Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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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.

Contemporary Plays by Black British Writers

An anthology of six brilliant plays, celebrating a multiplicity of stories authored by Black playwrights in the UK over the last decade. Selected and introduced by leading theatre director Natalie Ibu.

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.

Quiet in the Land

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

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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.

Michael Weller: Five Plays

A collection of plays from the American writer whose screenplays include Hair and Ragtime.

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What I Meant Was

A major collection from one of the most popular gay playwrights in America.

The Red Letter Plays (US edition)

Two haunting riffs on Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter, by a leading American playwright.

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References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot and other plays

Three surreal plays by the influential Puerto Rican playwright, author of Marisol.

Crumbs from the Table of Joy and other plays

A collection of work from leading American playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Bad Boy Nietzsche! and other plays

This new anthology collects plays written and performed over six years, including Now That Communism Is Dead My Life Feels Empty!, Maria del Bosco, Panic! (How to Be Happy!), Bad Boy Nietzsche!, Bad Behavior and King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe!