Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

Showing 253-270 of 1,573 items.

Strawberries in January

A biting, heart-warming comedy of love and fate in contemporary Montréal, in a version by Rona Munro.

strangers, babies

The chilling story of one woman's desperate attempts at a future that's worth living.

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Strangers in Between

Tommy Murphy's unflinching and constantly surprising drama about how we make sense of who we are through our often fraught relations with others.

The Strange Death of John Doe

A powerful and poignant drama about the search for the identity of a young man whose body is found face down in a suburban street.

Straight White Men/Untitled Feminist Show: Two Plays

Two plays by the award-winning dramatist, the first Asian-American female playwright to be produced on Broadway.

Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet

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.

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Stories from the Rains of Love and Death: Four Plays from Iran

Four plays from leading Iranian dramatists, translated into English for the first time: Aurash, The Death of the King, Stories from the Rains of Love and Death and Interrogation.

Stories

A funny and touching new play about the fertilisation of an idea.

Storefront Church

A compassionate morality tale about a elected official in the Bronx forced into a confrontation by the mortgage crisis, Storefront Church is the concluding part of John Patrick Shanley's 'Church and State' trilogy of plays.

Stop/Over

A night of debauchery and delicate connection in a play set in the city that never sleeps.

Stoopud Fucken Animals

A pitch-black comedy complete with wickedly entertaining songs, from the Edinburgh Fringe First-winning writer of Food.

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stoning mary

Mysterious yet compelling, bewildering yet intoxicating, a play that mixes poetic rhythms with vernacular phrases, rap-song repetitions with complex psychology.

Stones in His Pockets & A Night in November: Two Plays

Two plays by award-winning playwright Marie Jones: the smash hit Stones in His Pockets, and an earlier monologue A Night in November.

Stones in His Pockets

Hollywood comes to rural Ireland in this hilarious multi-award winner which ran for four years in London's West End.

    Stolen Secrets

    From the heart of London's East End, Stolen Secrets are urban fairytales, bold, lyrical and gruesome, that can be performed individually or together for maximum shock value.

    Steel

    A play exploring the last three decades of women in politics, asking what's changed and what still must.

    The Steamie

    A celebration of women's work in a Glasgow wash-house set on Hogmanay.

    Published in volume Scot-Free

      Staying Alive

      A darkly funny and achingly tender play about the death of a child.