Category: No Category | Series: Modern Plays
Blasted is Sarah Kane's first full-length play which opened in 1995 and was the sensation of that year's theatre season, making front-page headlines and outraging some critics who thought her premise that there was a connection between a rape in a Leeds hotel room and the hellish devastation of civil wa ...Show more
A landmark play about sexual politics in colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, in which all our assumptions about sex and gender are stunningly exploded. Set in both colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, Cloud Nine is about relationships - between women and men, men and men, women and women. It is ...Show more
Best known for the novels Little Womenand Little Men,Louisa May Alcott brought the story of her feisty protagonist Jo and the adventures and misadventures of the March family to an entertaining, surprising, and bittersweet conclusion in Jo's Boys. Beginning ten years after Little Men,Jo's Boysrevisits P ...Show more
Part of the "Methuen Modern Plays" series aimed at the burgeoning readership of young theatregoers, this title and five others are reissued, representing the range and vitality of the list of 170 titles in print .
Category: No Category | Series: Oberon Modern Plays Ser.
Nicole Kidman made her much-anticipated return to the London stage in the fall 2015 West End production of this new play by Anna Ziegler, about the woman who discovered DNA. Does Rosalind Franklin know how precious her photograph is? In the race to unlock the secret of life, it could hold the key.
The extraordinary story of the women's orchestra in Auschwitz, originally filmed for television with Vanessa Redgrave, and adapted for the stage by Miller himself. Fania Fénelon, a Parisian singer, is arrested by the Nazis and sent to Auschwitz. There, she finds herself swept into the orchestra, compose ...Show more
The city burns in the heat of civil war and a servant girl sacrifices everything to protect an abandoned child. But when peace is finally restored, the boy's mother comes to claim him. Calling upon the ancient tradition of the Chalk Circle, a comical judge sets about resolving the dispute. But in a cult ...Show more
My name is Christopher John Francis Boone. I know all the countries of the world and the capital cities. And every prime number up to 7507. Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears's dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight, and Christopher is ...Show more
An industrial port of a war-torn city. Women survivors wait to be shipped abroad. Officials come and go. A grandmother, once Queen, watches as her remaining family members are taken from her one by one. The city burns around them. Euripides' great anti-war tragedy is published in Don Taylor's translatio ...Show more
Would you mind if I asked you a troubling question? Jay is the Oscar-winning actor taking the lead in a new play that connects with his Irish roots. Leigh is the ambitious director who will do anything to get noticed. Ruth is the Northern Irish playwright whose voice must be heard. The stage is set fo ...Show more