Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Ayub Khan Din Plays: One

A collection of plays written and introduced by actor-turned-writer Ayub Khan Din, including his first play, East is East, which became a smash-hit film.

Ding Dong the Wicked

A short play by one of the UK's leading dramatists.

A child is shut in her room, a dog is dead in the road, someone is kissing her brother in law. A family locked in hatred is sending a son to war.

Dinner With Friends

A rueful comedy of love, friendship and haute cuisine.

dirty butterfly

A mesmerising and startling play about voyeurism, power and guilt.

Dirty Story and other plays

Three plays from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Doubt.

Disco Pigs

Enda Walsh's breakthrough play, a fast and formally inventive portrait of two teenage Irish misfits

Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

    Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

    The award-winning play about two warped teenagers that confirmed Enda Walsh's place in the forefront of young Irish dramatists - plus his short play, Sucking Dublin.

    Disconnect

    An urgent exposé of the realities behind the international call centre.

    The Distance

    A painfully funny play about motherhood (and fatherhood), about keeping control, and about letting go.

    Distant Early Warning

    A short play set in 2053 in what was once Greenland.

    Published in volume A Hundred Words for Snow

      Distracted

      A darkly surreal and richly comic short play about a deeply unusual mother and son relationship.

      Do Not Disturb

      Two ex-lovers meet up after an 11-year gap for a nerve-jangling reunion.

      Published in volume Loving Longing Leaving

        Doctor Scroggy's War

        An epic, hilarious and moving play that takes a sideways look at the First World War.

        Dogeaters

        A hard-hitting play about the Philippines in the Marcos era, adapted by Jessica Hagedorn from her own novel of the same name.

        The Doll Tower

        A challenging and thought-provoking play about T.E. Lawrence and his life after Arabia.

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        A Doll's House, Part 2 (US edition)

        A funny, probing, and bold play that picks up where Ibsen's A Doll's House left off, and offers a sharp contemporary take on the struggles inherent in all human relationships across time.

        A Doll's House, Part 2

        A funny, probing, and bold play that picks up where Ibsen's A Doll's House left off, and offers a sharp contemporary take on the struggles inherent in all human relationships across time.

        The Domino Effect

        The Domino Effect is an ensemble play for teenage performers created by award-winning playwright Fin Kennedy.