This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.
A play set in a small restaurant in the Pittsburgh Hill District in 1969. Part of August Wilson's Century Cycle, his epic dramatisation of the African American experience in the twentieth century.
Nilo Cruz is the most produced Cuban-American playwright in the US and was the first dramatist of Hispanic descent to receive the Pulitzer Prize.
A bittersweet drama about life, love, loss, and sculpture.
A powerful drama about the first ladies of France and America, as their husbands clash over an international crisis.
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Kevin Elyot's evocative final play, a hilarious and heartbreaking tale of one family's hidden liaisons over half a century.
A chilling adaptation of Henry James's classic ghost story.
A chilling, queer play-noir set amongst the shadowy hills of Hampstead Heath.
A touching one-person play about a person's true identity, the first English-language adaptation of Emmanuel Darley's hit play, Le Mardi à Monoprix.
David Henry Hwang is known for exploring the complex relationships which bridge Eastern and Western culture in modern America. It is a subject that has long haunted American drama: how, in a land of immigrants, does one deal with one's heritage and construct a sense of identity.
By David Edgar
An autobiographical monologue, written to be performed by its author David Edgar, in which Edgar at seventy confronts the ideals of his twenty-something self.
A play about the aftermath of violence, in conflicts around the world from Rwanda to Northern Ireland, and from Zimbabwe to Bosnia.
A play about the bonds of trust in a tight-knit Loyalist community, and how easily they are shattered, from the multi-award winning writer of The Force of Change.
By Brad Fraser
From the Canadian author of Cold Meat Party and Love and Human Remains, in sharp, non-stop dialogue, True Love Lives tears open the nuclear family and finds the heart that is often lost and forgotten.
A play about the notorious World War One femme fatale known as Mata Hari.
By Nina Raine
A penetrating play about belonging, family and the limitations of communication.
A tender but truthful exploration of love and ageing, asking how we choose to live in the face of soaring life expectancies. Winner of the 2017 Papatango New Writing Prize.