Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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The Book of Grace

Suzan-Lori Parks' fierce and intimate three-person drama, a companion piece to her Pulitzer Prize-winning play Topdog/Underdog.

Sotto Voce

An imaginative exploration of the power of memory, love and human connection.

The Liquid Plain

A sweeping historical saga told with lyricism and power, The Liquid Plain brings to life a group of people whose stories have been erased from history.

Mary Page Marlowe

An intimate and moving play about an accountant from Ohio, and her apparently humdrum life.

Night is a Room

A searing exploration of love’s power to both ruin and remake our lives.

Ripcord

A gloriously biting comedy set in a rest home, from the author of Good People and Rabbit Hole.

Alexi Kaye Campbell Plays: One

A collection of five plays by Alexi Kaye Campbell: The Pride, Apologia, The Faith Machine, Bracken Moor and Sunset at the Villa Thalia.

Ella Hickson Plays: One

A first collection of plays by Ella Hickson.

Daphne's Dive

A play about what it means to be an outsider while searching for empathy and connection.

Stephen Jeffreys: Plays

A selection of the best work of Stephen Jeffreys, including his acclaimed plays The Libertine and The Clink.

Huff & Stitch: two plays

Two gritty, powerful solo shows from award-winning Indigenous Canadian playwright Cliff Cardinal, exploring the lives of marginalized characters.

100 Plays for the First Hundred Days

A unique and personal response to the extraordinary events of the first hundred days of the presidency of Donald J. Trump - a play diary for each day of the presidency, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.

The Band's Visit

The Tony Award-winning musical about an Egyptian band that gets stranded in a small Israeli desert town.

For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday

An elderly woman and her siblings become J.M. Barrie's classic characters in Sarah Ruhl's play about a family grieving over the death of their patriarch.

Let Me Down Easy

A solo show exploring experiences of death and dying through verbatim testimony.

debbie tucker green plays: one

A collection of six plays by one of the most distinctive playwrights working today.

Mary Jane

A moving play about the stalwart endurance of a devoted mother, winner of the 2018 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.

Miss You Like Hell

A musical about the barriers and the bonds of family, and the complexities of immigration in today's America.