Plays

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The Playboy of the Western World

J.M. Synge's extraordinary play about a young man on the run, and his unexpected elevation to folk hero. In the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

Bartholomew Fair

Ben Jonson's bawdy Jacobean comedy, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series.

The Mammary Plays

How I Learned to Drive & The Mineola Twins

Two plays by a leading American dramatist, which together provide mirror-image investigations of coming of age in the sixties.

The Mineola Twins

An outrageously satirical play examining women's experience and the women's movement over more than three decades in post-World War II America.

Published in volume The Mammary Plays

    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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    Naked

    Pirandello's ingenious detective story about a young woman who is hounded by the press after the death of a child in her care..

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    Flight

    A rich and poetic play set during the Russian Civil War, by the author of The Master and Margarita.

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    Tearing the Loom & In a Little World of Our Own

    Two plays from playwright Gary Mitchell, known for his powerful explorations of the conflicts troubling Northern Ireland.

    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.

      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.

        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.

        Passing Places

        A road movie for the stage, following two young Scottish lads on their trip from dislocation to location.

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        The Resistance Trilogy

        Three powerful political plays in one volume - with a substantial introduction by the author.

        Bad Weather

        A play about freedom, guilt and the possibility of redemption, premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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        Mizlansky/Zilinsky

        A play about the desperate cases lurking unsuccessfully on the fringes of the movie world.

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        The Honest Whore

        A passionate tale of paternal disapproval and sexual deceit, following the lives of a princess and a whore.

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        Quiet in the Land

        Set in and around an Amish Community in the Autumn of 1917.

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        A Dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural

        The classic Yiddish tale by S. Ansky, adapted by Tony Kushner, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angels in America, and Joachim Neugroschel.