NHB Modern Plays

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The Skriker

An extraordinary collision of ancient fairytale and fractured urban England.

Angels in America Part Two: Perestroika

The second part of Tony Kushner's acclaimed epic drama set during the Reagan years in America.

Dora: A Case of Hysteria

A satirical feminist play debunking Sigmund Freud's theories about hysteria.

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The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

A re-invention of George Eliot's classic story of loss, tragedy and the relentless nature of fate.

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The Clearing

A powerful play about the effects of Oliver Cromwell's military campaign in Ireland.

The Lament for Arthur Cleary

Bestselling novelist Dermot Bolger transposes an old story of love and death to modern-day Dublin.

Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald

    Low in the Dark

    A witty and absurdist play that dismantles the myths of motherhood and exposes the sexism of language and religious imagery.

    Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald

      Misogynist

      A powerful anatomy of misogyny, by 'one of the most significant new Irish writers of his generation' (Sunday Times).

      Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald

        The Hamster Wheel

        When one partner in a marriage becomes unable to look after themselves and is completely dependent on the other, what happens to the relationship between them?

        Published in volume The Crack in the Emerald

          Pentecost

          A valuable mural is discovered in a church in war-torn Eastern Europe. Part of David Edgar's trilogy of plays about post-Communist Eastern Europe.

          Your Turn to Clean the Stair

          A comically sinister study of the tensions in an Edinburgh tenement.

            The Maiden Stone

            A wild and fantastical tale about a group of women struggling to get by in the harsh world of north-east Scotland in the early nineteenth century.

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