On Stage Now
The following titles published by Nick Hern Books are on stage in the UK or Ireland this month.
Showing 1-12 of 34 items.

2:22 – A Ghost Story

A spine-chilling, funny and scary play from the award-winning writer and broadcaster behind the hit BBC podcast The Battersea Poltergeist.

The Book of Grace

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

The Bounds

A darkly comedic tale of national divides, folk horror and the end of the world as we know it. Premiered at Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne, and the Royal Court Theatre, London.

Circle Mirror Transformation

A quiet masterpiece tracing the lives of five strangers who come together in a community centre in Vermont, New England, for a series of creative drama classes for adults.

Published in volume The Vermont Plays

    The Comeuppance

    A bitingly comic, strikingly timely satire for the stage, which asks if we can ever break free from the people we used to be.

    Coram Boy (stage version)

    A heartbreaking tale of orphans, angels, murder and music - dramatised from the Whitbread award-winning novel set in 18th-century England.

    The Cord

    An honest and moving play about the challenging truths of family dynamics, focussing on a couple in the weeks after the birth of their child. Premiered at the Bush Theatre, London.

    The Deep Blue Sea

    Written in the early fifties when Rattigan was at the height of his powers, The Deep Blue Sea is a powerful account of lives blighted by love - or the lack of it.


    A joyful and irreverent comedy about Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny, celebrating music, family and – at last – the work of a composer overlooked because of her sex.

    • Paperback£11.99 £9.59
    • Ebook£11.99 £9.59
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    The Hills of California

    The Webb Sisters are returning to their mother's run-down guest house in Blackpool, in a play by the author of Jerusalem and The Ferryman, premiered in the West End in 2024.

    The House Party

    By Laura Lomas Original author August Strindberg

    A new spin on August Strindberg's classic play Miss Julie, premiered at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, in 2024 in a co-production between Chichester Festival Theatre, Headlong and Frantic Assembly.

    James V: Katherine

    A thrilling play about a turbulent time in Scotland's history, continuing Rona Munro's series of history plays set during the reigns of Scotland's generations of Stewart kings.