NHB Classic Plays

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The Dance of Death

A visceral new version of Strindberg’s compelling, bitingly funny battle of wills.

Dances of Death

A gripping new version of Strindberg's masterly, darkly hilarious depiction of the struggles and strains of marriage.

Desire Under the Elms

A story of greed, yearning and murder with incest and infanticide, and edged with echoes of Ancient Greek tragedy within a New England farming family.

    A Doll's House

    By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Ibsen's revolutionary tale of a woman's awakening to her need for a life of her own.

    Don Carlos

    Schiller's great tragedy transformed by Mike Poulton into an intense and gripping historical thriller.

    A Dream Play

    Caryl Churchill's spare and resonant version of Strindberg's enigmatic masterpiece.

    Emperor and Galilean

    By Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Ben Power

    A thrilling version of Ibsen's epic play, charting the true odyssey of an astonishing man as he struggles to find spiritual fulfilment and political pre-eminence.

    The Emperor Jones

    An expressionistic chronicle of a black dictator's flight from his oppressed subjects.

      The Enchantment

      The extraordinary and mesmeric play by the Swedish author who was reputedly a model for Miss Julie and Hedda Gabler.

      An Enemy of the People

      Arthur Miller's version of Ibsen's most explosive play.

      Exiles

      James Joyce's only play, a startlingly modern portrait of a marriage.

      The Father

      Strindberg's gripping psychological drama about the battle of the sexes, in a version by Mike Poulton.

      Faust: Parts I & II

      A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original.

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      Flight

      A rich and poetic play set during the Russian Civil War, by the author of The Master and Margarita.

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      French Without Tears

      A masterpiece of light comedy from Terence Rattigan, about a group of bright young things attempting to learn French on the Riviera amid myriad distractions.

      French Without Tears (2015 edition)

      Terence Rattigan’s sparkling comedy about a group of bright young things attempting to learn French on the Riviera amid myriad distractions, French Without Tears ran for over a thousand performances in the 1930s and remains a delight today.

      Ghosts

      Richard Eyre's version of Ibsen's Ghosts is a fresh and vivid depiction of a woman who yearns for emotional and sexual freedom, but who is too timid to achieve it.

      Ghosts

      By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Stephen Mulrine

      An English version of Ibsen's great play, published in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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