The Nest
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848426061Publication Date:
29 Sep 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780018256Publication Date:
29 Sep 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Lyric Theatre, Belfast, 2016

The Nest

By Franz Xaver Kroetz Translated by Conor McPherson

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Parents-to-be Kurt and Martha just want the best for their baby. They're not afraid of hard work – the latest buggy doesn't come cheap. But when Kurt's boss offers him a chance to make some easy money with a mysterious side job, his rashness catches up with him.

A fable about the moral and environmental cost of our materialistic nesting instincts, Conor McPherson's powerful new version of Franz Xaver Kroetz's Das Nest premiered at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in 2016 and the Young Vic, London, directed by Ian Rickson.

Press Quotes

'Under the ferocity of Conor McPherson's translation, Franz Xaver Kroetz's hard-hitting domestic drama feels very much like a play for today... a political diatribe for our times'

The Stage

'Quietly devastating… turn[s] a slow, deliberate gaze on what desperation looks like'


'A deceptively gentle descent into claustrophobia and worse… McPherson's wry tone is enjoyable, and the bleaker sections whump you in the guts'

Time Out
Paperback,64 pages ISBN: 9781848426061Publication Date:
29 Sep 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook,64 pages ISBN: 9781780018256Publication Date:
29 Sep 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Franz Xaver Kroetz:

Through the Leaves and other plays

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Also by Conor McPherson:

Conor McPherson Plays: One
The Weir
Shining City
The Dance of Death
Come On Over
Conor McPherson Plays: Two
Cold War
The Good Thief
Conor McPherson Plays: Three
The Night Alive
The Veil
Uncle Vanya
Girl from the North Country
St Nicholas
Dublin Carol
The Seafarer
The Birds
Rum and Vodka
Port Authority
This Lime Tree Bower

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