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The Wedding

A one-act play by Chekhov in a translation by Chekhov expert Stephen Mulrine.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    Swansong

    A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

    Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

      Fabulation

      In Fabulation, playwright Lynn Nottage reimagines Esther (the character from her companion play, Intimate Apparel) as Undine, the public relations diva of today, who spirals downward from her swanky Manhattan office to her roots back in Brooklyn.

        The Shipment

        The Shipment is a provocative look at African-American identity in today's not-quite post-racial society.

          Lear

          Young Jean Lee's Lear is an alternative re-working of Shakespeare's celebrated tragedy, focusing on the king's three daughters.

            The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

            Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

            Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

              The Middlemarch Trilogy: The Doctor's Story

              Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

              Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                The Middlemarch Trilogy: Fred and Mary's Story

                Part of The Middlemarch Trilogy, adapted from George Eliot's novel by Geoffrey Beevers. Three interconnected plays, telling the story of Middlemarch from the perspective of a different set of characters: from county, town and countryside.

                Published in volume The Middlemarch Trilogy

                  James I: The Key Will Keep the Lock

                  The first part of The James Plays trilogy, exploring the complex character of the colourful Stewart King James I – poet, lover and law-maker.

                  Published in volume The James Plays

                    James II: Day of the Innocents

                    The second part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James II: Day of the Innocents depicts a violent royal playground from the perspective of the child King and his contemporaries, in a terrifying arena of sharp teeth and long knives.

                    Published in volume The James Plays

                      James III: The True Mirror

                      The third part of Rona Munro's The James Plays trilogy, James III: The True Mirror, like the King himself, is colourful and unpredictable, turning its attention to the women at the heart of the royal court.

                      Published in volume The James Plays

                        My Friend Duplicity

                        A one-act duologue by Enda Walsh which went on to inspire his play Ballyturk.

                        Published in volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two