NHB Modern Plays

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Decade

Two towers. Ten years. Twenty plays.

Ten years after 9/11, twenty international writers respond to the defining event of our times.

The Middlemarch Trilogy

Three plays based on George Eliot's classic novel, which can be performed as a trilogy or as standalone pieces.

The James Plays

Rona Munro’s vividly imagined trilogy brings to life three generations of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland in the tumultuous fifteenth century.

World Factory: The Game

A participative theatre experience about global consumer capitalism, offering readers the opportunity to play – as individuals or in teams – the managers of a clothing factory in China.

The Contingency Plan (2009 edition)

Two plays

A double bill of plays from the frontline of climate change - an epic portrait of an England of the near future, in the grip of unprecedented and catastrophic floods.

Sunday in the Park with George

The Pulitzer-winning musical inspired by Georges Seurat's pointillist masterpiece, celebrating the art of creation and the creation of art.

Sweeney Todd

The gruesomely fascinating musical about the 'Demon Barber of Fleet Street', one of Sondheim's greatest hits.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

A bawdy, fast-paced, raunchy comedy musical from one of the world's most influential and innovative creators of musical theatre.

The Shakespeare Revue

An enchanting collection of witty music and skits about the Bard, devised for and first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Albert Speer

A panoramic historical drama about the man whose devotion to Hitler blinded him to the worst crime of the twentieth century, drawing closely on Gita Sereny's definitive and magisterial biography of Albert Speer.

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War and Peace (stage version)

A magnificent two-play epic, adapted from Tolstoy's novel and first staged by Shared Experience.

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Our New Girl

A startling psychological drama about the darker side of modern parenthood.

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Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason