NHB Classic Plays

Showing 73-84 of 112 items.

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 Roaring Girl

A hilarious city comedy by the authors of A Mad World, My Masters and The Shoemaker's Holiday. 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.

Rosmersholm

A portrait of idealism and democracy floundering in a society of conservatism and opportunism, considered by many to be Ibsen's dramatic masterpiece.

  • Paperback£9.99 £7.99
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.
  • EPUB£9.99 £7.99

The Rover

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

Salome

The savage power of ancient myth collides with twentieth-century decadence in Oscar Wilde's astonishing tragedy.

Seagull

A striking version of Chekhov's classic play, restoring the cuts demanded by the Russian censor in 1896.

The Seagull

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

Sejanus: His Fall

A gripping historical tragedy, set in the time of the Roman Emperor Tiberius, about a man ruthlessly working his way to the top, destroying everyone in his path.

  • Paperback£8.99 £7.19
    There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

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

    Spring Awakening

    Frank Wedekind's famously banned German play about adolescent sexuality.

    Strange Interlude

    A controversial work of extraordinary power, remarkable length (9 acts), and use of asides to express the characters' unspoken thoughts. An outstanding, somewhat Freudian play from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers.

    Swansong

    A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Amateur Productions
      On Now & Coming Soon

      Advertise Your Show