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The Nest

A fable about the moral and environmental cost of our materialistic nesting instincts.

Night of the Assassins

Three siblings plot to kill their parents in this controversial masterpiece from a major Cuban poet and playwright.


By Sophocles Translated by Kenneth McLeish

Two plays, Oedipus Rex and Oedipus at Colonos, telling the story of the mythical Greek king of Thebes.

On Insomnia and Midnight

By Edgar Chías Translated by David Johnston

In a mountain hotel an ailing guest and nervous chambermaid strike up an uneasy friendship.

Published in volume Mexican Plays

    On the Evils of Tobacco

    A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Orchids in the Moonlight

      Set in Venice the day Orson Welles died, this extraordinary play by a leading Mexican writer stretches the imagination with artistic reveries and supernatural fantasies.

      The Oresteia

      Aeschylus' great trilogy of Greek tragedies: Agamemnon, Choephori (Libation-Bearers) and Eumenides (The Furies).

      Orestes: Blood and Light

      By Helen Edmundson Original author Euripides

      An explosive retelling of the most savage and powerful of ancient myths - the story of avenging siblings, Electra and Orestes.

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      Peer Gynt

      By turns comic, tragic, lyrical and fantastic, the play is an allegory for the eponymous character's search for complete fulfilment, from the fjords of Norway to the deserts of Africa and back.

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      Peer Gynt

      By Henrik Ibsen Translated by Kenneth McLeish

      Ibsen's mighty epic, by turns fantastic and tragic, based on the Norwegian fairy tale Per Gynt. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.


      A gripping drama of sex, power and passion from the Spanish Golden Age.


      By Jean Racine Translated by Julie Rose

      Racine's reworking of Euripides' Hippolytus, celebrated for its tragic construction and the richness of its language.