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Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children: Adapted for the Theatre by Salman Rushdie, Simon Reade and Tim Supple

by Salman Rushdie

The original stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children, winner of the 1993 Booker of Bookers, the best book to win the Booker Prize in its first twenty-five years.

In the moments of upheaval...


My Children! My Africa! (TCG Edition)

by Athol Fugard

The search for a means to an end to apartheid erupts into conflict between a black township youth and his "old-fashioned" black teacher.


Justine

by Frank J. Morlock & The Marquis de Sade

Based on the Marquis de Sade's infamous novel of the same name, this new dramatic version of JUSTINE closely follows the original story, both in spirit and in action. De Sade, with his relentless logic, attempts...


The Death of Caesar

by Voltaire & Frank J. Morlock

Voltaire's The Death of Caesar (Mort de César, 1735) is often erroneously described as a reworking of the first three acts of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Instead, Voltaire rewrote the text in its entirety,...


Antigone: In a New Translation by Nicholas Rudall

by Sophocles

One of the greatest, most moving of all tragedies, Antigone continues to have meaning for us because of its depiction of the struggle between individual conscience and state policy, and its delicate probing...


Ivanov

by Anton Chekhov & Tom Stoppard

Anton Chekhov was a master whose daring work revolutionized theater, and this was as true of Ivanov, his first full-length play, as of The Cherry Orchard, his last. Building on the success of his acclaimed adaptation...


King Lear

by William Shakespeare

King Lear is considered one of Shakespeare's greatest plays. King Lear decides to step down and divide his kingdom between his three daughters. When his youngest and favorite daughter refuses to compete and...


Hippolytus & The Bacchae

by Euripides & Gilbert Murray

The Ancient Greek Euripides wrote the play Hippolytus, a tragedy based on the myth of the son of Theseus, Hippolytus. The gods play a central part in Hippolytus, and Aphrodite and Artemis appear at the start...


Julius Caesar

by William Shakespeare

Although Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar is named after the legendary Roman political leader, the central character is thought by many to be Marcus Brutus, Caesar's friend turned foe who struggles throughout...


Heartbreak House: A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes

by George Bernard Shaw

Written in 1919, George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House is equal parts tragedy and comedy. Centering on a dinner party, held as Europe teeters on the brink of the First World War; Shaw's play is as much about...


The Seagull

by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The Seagull is the first of Anton Checkov's four full-length plays. It explores the romantic and artistic tension in the relationships between a young woman, a fading older lady, her playwright son and a popular...


The Tempest

by William Shakespeare

The Tempest is thought by many to be Shakespeare's greatest and most perfect play. When the magician Prospero deliberately summons a storm to overcome his enemy King Alonso of Naples ship the passengers are...


Hedda Gabler: A Play in Four Acts

by Henrik Ibsen, Edmund Gosse & William Archer

Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play Hedda Gabler was first published in 1890. Despite premiering the next year to negative reviews, the play since been hailed as a classic work of realism, with the character...


Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will

by William Shakespeare

Another case of mistaken identity from the king of the plot twist, Twelfth Night tells the tale of the beautiful young Viola who is separated from her twin brother, Sebastian, when their ship is lost at sea....


The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

by Aeschylus

The Agamemnon of Aeschylus is the first play in The Trilogy of the Oresteia, which deals with the eternal problem of the evil act causing vengeance which wreaks more evil which must be avenged. Aeschylus declares...


The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

by Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest is the last play Oscar Wilde ever wrote, and remains his most enduringly popular. It makes fun of social graces in the late Victorian era. Two seemingly unrelated parties are...


Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen

This dark psychological drama depicts the evil machinations of a ruthless, nihilistic heroine. Readers will discover an exploration of the nature of evil and the tragedy that lies in human frailty.


The Imaginary Invalid: Le Malade Imaginaire

by Moliere & Charles Heron Wall

The Imaginary Invalid is a three-part comedy about a miser who imagines illnesses for himself, and whose doctor milks his hypochondria for everything he can get. Their mutual greed and dishonesty lead to their...


King Richard II

by William Shakespeare

Greed and Anger-- King Richard is called upon to settle a dispute over money between Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. The situation escalates and Mowbray challenges Bolingbroke to a duel. A tournament is...


Candida

by George Bernard Shaw

Delve into a hilarious examination of Victorian love, manners, morals, and marriage written by the author of Pygmalion. In Candida, George Bernard Shaw gives us the story of the misbegotten love triangle that...