NHB Classic Plays

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Woyzeck

One of the most performed and influential plays in German theatre, a modern classic that remains frighteningly relevant today. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Seagull

Chekhov's early tragedy, translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

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.

Published in volume Ubu

    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.

    Published in volume Ubu

      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

        Flight

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

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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..

        Bacchae

        The story of revenge by the half-man, half-god Dionysos on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

        The Cherry Orchard

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

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        Uncle Vanya

        Chekhov's great play about an elderly professor whose plans to sell off his rural estate threaten the livelihoods of those who have worked tirelessly to keep the estate going.

        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.

        The Rover

        A classic Restoration comedy by one of the earliest and most celebrated female playwrights. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

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