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  • Tiger Country (NHB Modern Plays)by Nina Raine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Nina Raine's Tiger Country is a hospital play that follows a tangle of doctors and nurses in a busy London hospital - from the award-winning author of Tribes . Professionalism and prejudice, turbulent staff romances, ambition and failure collide in this swirling, action-packed drama about an overburdened health service that we all depend on... more...

  • An Enemy of the Peopleby Henrik Ibsen; Stephen Mulrine

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    The NHB Drama Classics series presents the world's greatest plays in affordable, highly readable editions for students, actors and theatregoers. The hallmarks of the series are accessible introductions (focussing on the play's theatrical and historical background, together with an author biography, key dates and suggestions for further reading) and... more...

  • Elephants (NHB Modern Plays)by Rose Heiney

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    Rose Heiney’s debut play Elephants is a sharp black comedy with a tender heart that explores the paths we take in life and their repercussions on the people we love most. 5.53 p.m. Christmas Eve. Richard and Sally are waiting for their friends and family to join in the festivities – the tree is decorated, the wine is mulling, the presents... more...

  • Wit (NHB Modern Plays)by Margaret Edson

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A stunning first play about an academic attempting to come to terms with cancer. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Now an Emmy-award winning feature film starring Emma Thompson Vivian Bearing, Ph.D., a renowned specialist in the brilliantly difficult Holy Sonnets of John Donne, has been diagnosed with stage four metatastic ovarian... more...

  • Hope (NHB Modern Plays)by Jack Thorne

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    An urgent political play from the writer behind Let The Right One In and This is England ’86 . Hope is a funny and scathing fable attacking the squeeze on local government. How do you save twenty-two million pounds? Mark and Hilary, the leaders of the Council, are about to find out. Jack Thorne's Hope premiered at the Royal Court... more...

  • Faust: Parts I & II(NHB Classic Plays)by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Howard Brenton

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 23.32

    A two-part version of Goethe's great work, retaining the mighty scope, linguistic daring and philosophical intricacy of the original. God and Mephistopheles make a bet on who can win the soul of Dr Faust. The good doctor signs a contract that offers him boundless knowledge and sensual gratification – but on one condition... Faust: Parts... more...

  • Dramen der Moderneby Eckart Liebau; Jörg Zirfas

    transcript 2014; US$ 24.86

    Kontingenz und Tragik sind in der Moderne eng miteinander verbunden. Alles scheint möglich, doch immer weniger ist auch wahrscheinlich. Mit der Potentialisierung des Realen und der Unbestimmbarkeit des Ungewissen rücken Endlichkeit und Vergänglichkeit, Verlust und Gewalt, Freiheit und Simulation verstärkt in den Blick. Die Suche nach neuen Bearbeitungsmustern... more...

  • Lionboy (NHB Modern Plays)by Zizou Corder; Marcelo Dos Santos

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    Charlie Ashanti lives in a future where phones are powered by the sun, cars are banned and companies are more powerful than countries. Charlie is a perfectly normal boy, except for one thing: he can speak to cats. When his parents are kidnapped, he sets off on a rescue mission – with a little help from a floating circus and its pride of performing... more...

  • Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Elternby Lukas Bärfuss

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    »Mit »Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« stürmt Lukas Bärfuss die deutschen Bühnen«, schrieb »Die Welt«; und das Schweizer Radio feierte das Stück als »Sternstunde des Theaters«. In der Tat: Bis heute gibt es zehn Inszenierungen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie Übersetzungen in 12 europäische Sprachen für Bühnen von Island bis Griechenland.... more...

  • Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Elternby Lukas Bärfuss

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 4.76

    »Mit »Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern« stürmt Lukas Bärfuss die deutschen Bühnen«, schrieb »Die Welt«; und das Schweizer Radio feierte das Stück als »Sternstunde des Theaters«. In der Tat: Bis heute gibt es zehn Inszenierungen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich sowie Übersetzungen in 12 europäische Sprachen für Bühnen von Island bis Griechenland.... more...