NHB Modern Plays

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The Last of the Pelican Daughters

A comedy about four sisters trying to come to terms with their mother's death.

Heavy Weather

A powerful, timely play featuring songs, about one girl taking control of her destiny in a world teetering on the brink. Part of Platform, an initiative aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.

Bright. Young. Things.

A funny, fast-paced play about identity, truth and the challenge of finding out who you really are. Part of Platform, an initiative from Tonic Theatre in partnership with Nick Hern Books, aimed at achieving greater gender equality in theatre.

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Maggie May

An extraordinary drama about an ordinary family who must balance the challenges of daily life whilst living with dementia.

Daughter

A darkly satirical monologue about fatherhood, love and toxic masculinity.

Run Sister Run

A witty and heartfelt play about two sisters, exploring family, class and dependence.

seeds

A play about two mothers united in sorrow, sharing the hardship of protecting their sons – one in life, and one in death.

Meat

A play about class, consent and transgressions buried in the past, set over the course of one winesoaked evening in a Dublin restaurant.

The Visit, or The Old Lady Comes to Call

Dürrenmatt's visionary revenge play, one of the great achievements of modern German-language theatre, transported to mid-twentieth-century America by the acclaimed playwright Tony Kushner.

Something Awful

A thrilling play inspired by the true-crime story of the Slenderman.

Second Home

A play exploring the experiences of growing up mixed-race in twenty-first century Ireland.

Madame Ovary

The heartbreaking and hilarious true story of the author's own experience of ovarian cancer.

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Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason

Created by Mark Gatiss