NHB Classic Plays

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Creditors

Passionate, dangerously funny, and enduringly perceptive, a wickedly enjoyable black comedy that Strindberg considered his masterpiece.

Three Sisters (Almeida Theatre version)

Cordelia Lynn's version of Chekhov's play, about three sisters trapped in a provincial town, waiting for their lives to begin.

The Lady from the Sea

Ibsen's moving play about duty and self-determination, relocated to the Caribbean in the 1950s.

Miss Julie

A brilliant adaptation of Strindberg's groundbreaking masterpiece.

Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, brought to life in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh.

The York Mystery Plays

Adapted by Mike Poulton

The greatest story ever told, in a new version by Mike Poulton, premiered at York Minster in May 2016.

Little Eyolf

Ibsen's forensic examination of a marriage as it falls apart, in a version by Richard Eyre.

The Winter's Tale

A jealous king, an abandoned daughter, a prince hopelessly in love. This official tie-in edition features the version of Shakespeare’s text performed in the production, plus exclusive additional content.

Hedda Gabler (Abbey Theatre version)

A fluid yet faithful adaptation of Ibsen's masterpiece.

The White Devil (RSC version)

A violent tragedy, regarded as one of the great works of Jacobean theatre. Features the text edited for the RSC production, and introductions by key members of its creative team. Part of the RSC's Roaring Girls season.

Richard III (West End edition)

Jamie Lloyd's version of Shakespeare's Richard III, edited for his Trafalgar Transformed production of the play in 2014, with additional bonus material.

The Dance of Death

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