Classic Drama (pre-1945)

See also: Ancient Classic Drama; Drama Classics series.

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The Cherry Orchard

Chekhov's classic tragicomedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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The School for Scandal

A classic comedy of manners, ridiculing affectation and pretentiousness. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

A Mad World, My Masters

A masterly satire of London society at the turn of the 17th century, abounding with Middleton's craft and wit.

Life is a Dream

A masterpiece of the Spanish Golden Age, in an English version by John Clifford.

The Honest Whore

A passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit, following the lives of a princess and a whore.

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Naked

Pirandello's ingenious detective story about a young woman who is hounded by the press after the death of a child in her care..

Flight

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

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Bartholomew Fair

Ben Jonson's bawdy Jacobean comedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Playboy of the Western World

J.M. Synge's extraordinary play about a young man on the run, and his unexpected elevation to folk hero. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

King Ubu

Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

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    Cuckold Ubu

    A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

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      Slave Ubu

      The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

      Published in volume Ubu

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