This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A contemporary classic set during the Glasgow Rent Strike of 1915, with one of the best women's roles ever to emerge from Scottish theatre, an unforgettable tragicomic heroine with an extraordinary power to repel and attract.
Texts by women performance artists
A collection of provocative, ambitious texts by women performance artists.
A play written in response to the Romanian revolution of 1989, exploring the reactions of ordinary people to events.
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A collection of dramatic material - plays, extracts from plays and dramatic adaptations - concerning the AIDS epidemic.
By David Edgar
An urgent political play about the collapse of an Eastern Bloc government at the end of 1989. Part of David Edgar's post-Cold War trilogy of plays.
This selection of texts makes original and inimitable works of music-theatre accessible to a wide audience for the first time.
Exploring the opening up of Japan to American influence and using motifs from Japanese theatre and music, this is one of Sondheim's most adventurous musicals.
Three interrelated plays tracing the tangled path of a family's life in a North Carolina town across 37 years, from before the Second World War to the war in Vietnam.
A dazzlingly entertaining dramatisation of three stories by the celebrated black iconoclast, Zora Heale Hurston: a rich folk tapestry of rural and urban black America in the 20th century.
Three plays from the renowned Quebecois writer.
A simultaneous portrait of a woman at five different ages. Five actresses portray Albertine at different times of her life whilst conversing freely with each other and with their sister Madeleine.
Germaine Lauzon has won a million Green Shield stamps. She invites her female friends and relations to a party to paste the stamps into the books. The temptation to pilfer the stamps is irresistible and an enormous fight breaks out.By Jo Carson
Fifty-four monologues and dialogues drawn from ‘found’ stories told by everyday people living everyday lives in East Tennessee and the Appalachia region of the USA.