Thought to have been first performed in 1606 as a response to the Gunpowder Plot against James I, and William Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, Macbeth is a story of power, ambition, witchcraft and murder.
Inspired by an actual espionage scandal, a French diplomat discovers the startling truth about his Chinese mistress.
Barbara is a major in the Salvation Army and the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, who's made millions selling weapons of war. Battle rages between devilish father and idealistic daughter as they ask the question: does salvation come through faith or finance?
From Michael Frayn, author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt.
The price of accidental fame is hashed out in this comedy about a famous bank robber and the clerk who foiled his biggest heist. Alan Ayckbourn's 1988 play anticipates the popularity—and absurdity—of reality TV.
Elizabeth I of England is threatened by the survival of her Catholic cousin, Mary Stuart. Wrestling with her own conscience, the Queen agonizes over Mary's fate, amidst fears for her own life.
The humourous and heartbreaking story of the friendship of Harold, a 17-year old white boy in 1950's South Africa, and the two middle aged black servants who raised him. This absorbing and affecting coming of age play was originally banned in South Africa.
Wendy Kesselman's drama in which Michael and Anna, best friends and next door neighbors during childhood, accidentally meet again as adults. In an all-white room, they reenact their childhood fears, fantasies and mutual love as a chilling secret is revealed.
One of America's great writers, Paddy Chayefsky creates this wistful play about an unlikely romance. An unforgettable story of true love about an older widower who falls in love with his young secretary.
Taking place on a single day in May 1909, a self-made millionaire and his family invite their future nobleman-in-law for a visit to their estate in Surrey, England. In this delightfully clever play, issues of gender, class, politics and family are all targets for Shaw’s keen wit.
Modern parallels abound in the plight of Cambridge-educated mathematics wiz Vivie Warren, who discovers that her comfortable upbringing was financed in unspeakable ways.