Modern Drama

This section contains plays written or premiered after 1945.

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Cougar

A startling play about what – and who – we consume.

The Country House

A witty and compelling play that takes a piercing look at a family of performers coming to terms with the roles they play in each other’s lives.

The Crack in the Emerald

New Irish Plays

Edited by David Grant

Four Irish plays from the late 1980s, selected and introduced by David Grant of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

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Cressida

A comedy drama set in the seedily glamorous world of 17th-century London theatre.

Crestfall

A play about love in a dog-eat-dog world, told in Mark O’Rowe’s unique rhythmic style.

Crime and Punishment (stage version)

An exciting, fresh and accessible adaptation of Dostoyevsky's masterful novel.

CripTales: Six Monologues

Curated by Mat Fraser

Six fictional monologues portraying some very real experiences of disabled people in Britain, commissioned to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

The Crocodile

By Tom Basden Original author Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A ferociously funny, eye-poppingly theatrical play about art, animals and what happens when you try to take on the system from within... a crocodile.

Crocodiles

Lee Mattinson's extraordinary play, bringing to life a dystopian, modern-fairytale town where fact and fiction weave as tightly and snag as easily as granny's knitting.

Crossings

A play with live music, waltzing and unexpected connections, exploring how we return, resettle and adapt.

Cruising

A hilarious, real-life comedy about pensioners going in search of love - from the sublime to the downright saucy.

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

An arresting, thought-provoking play about racial and social issues of the late 1950s, by the first woman to win two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.

Crumbs from the Table of Joy and other plays

A collection of work from leading American playwright Lynn Nottage.

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Crush: The Musical

An outrageously fun musical set in an all-girls school in the 60s, from the team behind Bad Girls: The Musical.

Crushed Shells and Mud

A play about conflicted desire and dangerous loyalties in a world trembling in the grip of a devastating epidemic.

Cuba

A play written for young people to perform, about two schoolgirls and their daring response to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Culture Clash in Americca

A second collection of work by the award-winning Latino comedy trio.

Culture Clash: Life, Death and Revolutionary Comedy

Three plays from the award-winning Latino comedy trio.

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