Plays

Showing 55-72 of 1,999 items.

"Daddy": A Melodrama

A blistering melodrama from Jeremy O. Harris, whose play Slave Play received a record twelve nominations at the 74th Tony Awards.

Habibti Driver

A heartwarming and hilarious play exploring the clashes, compromises and comedy that come with living in a mixed-culture family in today's Britain.

Prima Facie

A brilliant, award-winning play for a solo actor, about a young, successful barrister forced to confront the patriarchal power of the law.

Scandaltown

A comedy for the new Restoration of the theatres, set in contemporary, post-pandemic London, full of illicit sex, political hypocrisy and the machinations of a fame-hungry elite.

The Maladies

A powerful, provocative play exploring psychogenic illness amongst groups of women throughout history, premiered by the Almeida Young Company.

The Taxidermist's Daughter (stage version)

A thrilling Gothic story of violence, retribution and justice, adapted for the stage by Kate Mosse from her own internationally best-selling novel.

Jane Eyre (stage version)

A witty and fleet-footed adaptation that lays bare the beating heart of Charlotte Brontë's classic novel, whilst staying true to its revolutionary spirit.

Lava (2022 edition)

A timely play about grief and the power of expression, rocking with raw emotion and sharp humour.

The Meaning of Zong

Giles Terera's powerful debut play about Olaudah Equiano and the historical movement to abolish slavery – a timely response to the social upheaval the world has witnessed in recent years.

Tapped

A witty and sensitive portrayal of managing mental health within a family, highlighting the barriers we put up in order to put on a brave face.

The 47th

A viciously funny play offering a dazzling glimpse into the underbelly of the greatest political show on earth: the US presidential race.

Red Ellen

A play that tells the remarkable true story of an inspiring and brilliant woman: Ellen Wilkinson, who was a campaigning Labour MP in the 1930s and 40s.

The Fever Syndrome

A vivid and thrilling play about a pioneeringa and successful IVF innovator and his brilliantly dysfunctional family.

Raging: Three Plays/Seven Years of Warfare in Ireland

Wild Sky, Embargo & Outrage

A trilogy of landmark plays - Wild Sky, Embargo and Outrage - commemorating seven years of warfare in Ireland, from the 1916 Easter Rising to the Civil War which began in 1922.

Raging: Outrage

The Civil War

A play exploring women's roles in the Irish revolutionary wars, part of Deirdre Kinahan's trilogy of landmark plays commemorating seven years of warfare in Ireland.

Raging: Wild Sky

The Rising

A play exploring the extraordinary energy and complexity of events in Ireland in the lead up to the Easter Rising of 1916.

Raging: Embargo

The War of Independence

A poetic, bloody and heroic tale of industrial action and civic resistance, part of Deirdre Kinahan's trilogy of landmark plays commemorating seven years of warfare in Ireland.

Mike Bartlett Plays: Two

Five ambitious and exciting plays by the multi-award-winning playwright, introduced by the author.