Plays

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The Spanish Tragedy

A ghoulish and bloody 16th-century tragedy. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Testimonies: Four Plays

Four significant plays from a writer whose choice of 'uncomfortable' but well-documented subjects has gained her a reputation for controversy.

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Sleep Deprivation Chamber

A gripping examination of the conflicting realities of the black experience of twentieth-century America.

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A Fair Country

A play in the tradition of Arthur Miller: an impassioned exploration of the impact of politics on an American family.

Getting Away With Murder

A compellingly original comedy thriller, and Sondheim's first ever non-musical play.

Caryl Churchill Plays: Three

Spanning almost ten years and embracing a remarkable range of style and subject matter, this is the third volume of Churchill's Collected Plays,

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

    Ubu

    The Ubu Plays: King Ubu, Cuckold Ubu & Slave Ubu

    By Alfred Jarry Translated by Kenneth McLeish

    Alfred Jarry's trilogy of plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu, satirising power, greed, and bourgeois pretension.

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    Anna Weiss

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

    Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

    The award-winning play about two warped teenagers that confirmed Enda Walsh's place in the forefront of young Irish dramatists - plus his short play, 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

      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

        King Ubu

        Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension, the first of his three plays about the comically grotesque character of Pa Ubu.

        Published in volume Ubu

          Cuckold Ubu

          A sequel to King Ubu, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Cuckold Ubu continues the adventures of Pa Ubu.

          Published in volume Ubu

            Slave Ubu

            The third and final part of The Ubu Plays, Alfred Jarry's surreal and hilarious satire of power, greed, and bourgeois pretension. Slave Ubu concludes the adventures of Pa Ubu.

            Published in volume Ubu

              Venus

              A bold exploration of colonisation and objectification, based on the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus'.

              Marisol and other plays

              A collection of plays by the influential Puerto Rican playwright, bearing his hallmark traits of magic realism and expressionism.

              Possible Worlds

              Two lovers experience a baffling series of relationships together, each one just slightly and tantalizingly different.

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