This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A sharp, fast-paced exploration of the possibilities of love, friendship and healing in the search for home. In the Multiplay Drama series.
Dürrenmatt's visionary revenge play, one of the great achievements of modern German-language theatre, transported to mid-twentieth-century America by the acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner.
£10.99£8.79By Kate Hennig
The second part of Kate Hennig's powerful Queenmaker Trilogy, retelling the stories of three Tudor queens of England, in contemporary settings.
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A moving portrait of the young Vincent van Gogh - a hit in the West End and on Broadway.
A short play about faith, families, and fitting in.
By Josh Azouz
An epic romcom telling the story of an unlikely romance between the Queen of England and a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Premiered by the National Youth Theatre.
Contemporary Asian American PlaysEdited by Chay Yew
A major anthology of contemporary Asian American drama, exploring the complexities of gender, sexuality, and family, and demonstrating the cultural and aesthetic diversity of the new generation of Asian American voices.
A darkly riotous, superbly fast-talking adventure, adapted from the Booker Prize-winning novel.
£10.99£8.79By Annie Baker
The debut collection of celebrated American playwright Annie Baker, including her Obie award-winning play Circle Mirror Transformation.
A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.
Set around a haunted house hemmed in by a restive, starving populace, The Veil weaves Ireland’s troubled colonial history into a transfixing story about the search for love, the transcendental and the circularity of time.
A new adaptation by Mike Bartlett of Maxim Gorky's savagely funny play, premiered at the Almeida Theatre, London.
A comedy of manners about the property market.
By Paul Murphy
Joint winner of the inaugural Theatre503 Playwriting Award, Valhalla depicts a world where the boundaries of scientific research and the endurance of human love are stretched to their limits.