NHB Classic Plays

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Nathan the Wise

Lessing's 18th-century masterpiece, a passionate plea for religious tolerance.

Peribanez

A gripping drama of sex, power and passion from the Spanish Golden Age.

The House of Bernarda Alba

García Lorca's drama about the shattering effects of emotional repression on a family of cloistered daughters, in a version by playwright Rona Munro for the critically acclaimed Shared Experience Theatre Company.

Three Sisters (Chekhov/Wright)

Nicholas Wright's version of Chekhov's masterpiece, in which four young people are left stranded in a provincial backwater following the death of their father.

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A Dream Play

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

Blood Wedding

García Lorca's blood-soaked story of doomed love, in a version by playwright Tanya Ronder.

Dances of Death

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

Exiles

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

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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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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.

Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre version)

Richard Eyre's high-profile adaptation of Ibsen's famous 'problem play' about a headstrong woman's determination to control those around her.

Judgement Day

An adaptation of Ibsen's extraordinary last play, When We Dead Awaken, one of his most deeply personal works.

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