NHB Modern Plays

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Widows

A smouldering political allegory about a political protest in a country ruled by a military junta. From the author of Death and the Maiden, written in collaboration with Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America.

East is East

A wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford.

Nuremberg

A gripping verbatim drama using only the actual words spoken in court during the 1946 Nuremberg War Crimes Trial.

Hotel

An innovative theatre piece combining music, voices and dance, with a text by Caryl Churchill and music by Orlando Gough.

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A Mouthful of Birds

A collaborative piece written with David Lan, combining words and dance. Inspired by Euripides' Bacchae, the play explores modern experiences of 'possession, violence and other states where people feel beside themselves'.

Published in volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Three

    Anna Weiss

    An explosive, gripping and disturbing play about the phenomenon of False Memory Syndrome.

    Disco Pigs

    Enda Walsh's breakthrough play, a fast and formally inventive portrait of two teenage Irish misfits

    Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

      Sucking Dublin

      A fierce and uncompromising short play about a group of five individuals tormented by a rape in a claustrophobic, drug-infested Dublin.

      Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

        The Day I Stood Still

        A poignantly funny drama from the author of My Night With Reg, about the heartbreak of unrequited love and the power of memories.

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        In a Little World of Our Own

        A powerful drama about how the conflict in Northern Ireland affects whole families, and of how the violence of the streets is brought into the heart of the home.

          Tearing the Loom

          A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

            Jane Eyre (Shared Experience stage version)

            A bold and theatrically inventive adaptation of the literary classic that puts the interior life of the novel on stage.

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            Jules Verne, adapted by Laura Eason