NHB Classic Plays

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Uncle Vanya

Conor McPherson's stunning adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece, a portrayal of life at the turn of the twentieth century, full of tumultuous frustration, dark humour and hidden passions.

The Dance of Death

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

Miss Julie

A brilliant adaptation of Strindberg's groundbreaking masterpiece.

The Mandate

A chillingly grotesque farce set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution.

A Dream Play

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

An Enemy of the People

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

Anna Christie

Eugene O’Neill’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning play about love and forgiveness.

Cardenio

Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined

Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit.

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.

Life is a Dream (Donmar Warehouse version)

A classic from the Spanish Golden Age, Calderón's richly poetic, epic masterpiece explores illusion, reality, fate and destiny against the backdrop of a mythical Polish kingdom.

Machinal

A powerful expressionist drama from the 1920s about the dependent status of women in an increasingly mechanised society, based on the true story of Ruth Snyder.