NHB Modern Plays

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Nora : A Doll's House

By Stef Smith Original author Henrik Ibsen

A bold new version of Ibsen's brutal portrayal of womanhood.

Faustus: That Damned Woman

A radical reimagining of the classic cautionary tale, transforming the iconic character of Faustus into a woman who makes the ultimate sacrifice and sells her soul to wrestle control of her own destiny.

I Think We Are Alone

A delicate and uplifting play about fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.

Zoo and Twelve Comic Monologues for Women

A wildly inventive comedy drama about courage, female friendship and flamingos. This volume also includes twelve comic monologues for female performers.

What I (Don't) Know About Autism

A sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreaking journey into the world of autism, mixing narrative, song, dance and direct address to explore this contentious and often misunderstood subject matter.

Caresses

By Sergi Belbel Translated by John London

An acclaimed Catalan drama that presesnt a disturbing picture of contemporary Western society set against a background of urban alienation and violence.

The Scorched Garden

By Juan Mayorga Translated by Nick Darke

A play about a group of inmates who have been locked up in a mental hospital since the Spanish Civil War.

Bazaar

By David Planell Translated by John Clifford

A play by young Spanish dramatist David Planell, about the hilarious attempt to get an accident video shown on TV, releasing undercurrents of racism in society.

Bleeding Heart

A short dark comedy from Spain, in which a naive middle-aged transvestite encounters a petty thief nicknamed 'sour face'.

Roundabout

A play about obsession and delusion, by a major Spanish dramatist.

Wolf Kisses

A luminous tale from Spain, about a young woman who returns to her rural village home to await her Parisian lover.

The Haystack

An explosive espionage thriller that challenges the idea that 'if you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear', exploring how we can live freely when advances in technology outpace the law.