Four groundbreaking musicals from the end of the 20th century
Three interrelated plays tracing the tangled path of a family's life in a North Carolina town across 37 years, from before the Second World War to the war in Vietnam.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning musical set in a crisis-stricken suburban household, exploring how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family's world intact.
A searing exploration of love’s power to both ruin and remake our lives.
From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'night, Mother comes an unforgettable collection of plays.
Notes from Underground charts, in diary form, the life of an urban recluse who desperately wants to belong to society but instead inhabits a hell of his own creation.
A sensitive drama about the interplay between illness, addiction and love, from the acclaimed American playwright Craig Lucas.
In this trio of plays, Culture Clash rewrites California’s past in the performance troupe’s own irreverent comic style, interweaving pop culture with their home state’s local history. Includes plays: Chavez Ravine, Water & Power and Zorro in Hell.
Contemporary Hispanic-American plays
A collection of six plays by outstanding authors who write in English but draw from their various Hispanic backgrounds.
Two early plays by the cult US playwright, Wallace Shawn.
Texts by women performance artists
A collection of provocative, ambitious texts by women performance artists.
Contemporary Latina/Latino Theatre & Performance
An anthology featuring ten of the most influential and prolific Latino theatre artists of recent years.
A tale of romance between two neighbours in rural Ireland, by turns poetic, uplifting, dark and funny as hell. From the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning author of Doubt.
Exploring the opening up of Japan to American influence and using motifs from Japanese theatre and music, this is one of Sondheim's most adventurous musicals.
A musical based on a 19th-century Italian novel, Passion tells of the consequences of a sickly woman's love for a handsome young army captain.
By turns comic, tragic, lyrical and fantastic, the play is an allegory for the eponymous character's search for complete fulfilment, from the fjords of Norway to the deserts of Africa and back.
A magical scrapbook of words, pictures and memories, capturing the life of a middle-class black girl growing up in the Midwest in the 1930s and 40s, aspiring to be a writer.
A powerful expltoration of the legacy of slavery in America as a brother and sister in 1930s Pittsburgh argue over whether to sell the family piano, an instrument tainted by the wages of slavery.