Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Barbecue / Bootycandy: two plays

Two plays by a leading African-American playwright and director, Barbecue and Bootycandy.

The Kilroys List: Volume One

97 Monologues and Scenes by Female and Trans Playwrights

A collection of monologues and scenes from The Kilroys List, a vetted collection of plays written by female and trans writers, nominated by hundreds of professional artistic directors, literary managers, professors, producers, directors, and dramaturgs.

Maydays & Trying It On: two plays

Two plays by David Edgar, written thirty-five years apart, both exploring the theme of youth and revolution.

The Detroit Project

Three provocative dramas, Paradise Blue, Detroit ’67 and Skeleton Crew, making up a play cycle examining the sociopolitical history of Detroit.

Plays from VAULT 4

Seven new plays from VAULT Festival

An anthology of seven of the best plays from VAULT Festival 2019, London's biggest and most exciting arts festival.

The List

The riveting story of a woman haunted by internal regret when she fails to critically prioritise her world

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Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

The fifth volume of the collected plays of one of our finest playwrights.

Possible Worlds

Two lovers experience a baffling series of relationships together, each one just slightly and tantalizingly different.

Perfect Pie

A potent drama set over the course of a single afternoon. A reunion between two long-estranged women brings to light a buried memory and two teenagers' wild secret.

Habitat

Janet and her mother Margaret both live on Mapleview Lanes - the perfect neighbourhood with the perfect neighbours, until Lewis Chance buys a house on their street to open a group home for troubled adolescents.

I, Claudia

A touching and funny play about a girl on the cusp of adolescence.

Danny, King of the Basement

A heartwarming play about a boy who creates an imaginary world to deal with the instability and hardship of his daily life.

The Drawer Boy

A multi-award winning, bitter-sweet tale of the power of storytelling, friendship, and the very thin line between truth and fiction.

Into the Woods

A modern musical twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales.

A Dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural

The classic Yiddish tale by S. Ansky, adapted by Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, and Joachim Neugroschel.

Out From Under

Texts by women performance artists

A collection of provocative, ambitious texts by women performance artists.

The Essential Bogosian

A collection of work by Eric Bogosian, one of America's leading performers and most original playwrights.

Culture Clash: Life, Death and Revolutionary Comedy

Three plays from the award-winning Latino comedy trio.

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