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    Neil LaBute: Plays 2: The Shape of Things; Fat Pig; In a Dark Dark House; In a Forest, Dark and Deep

    By Neil LaBute

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    'LaBute takes us to shadowy places we don't like to talk about, sometimes even to think about.' NewsdayObsession with surface and secrets runs through this second collection of Neil LaBute's work. The Shape of Things peels back the skin of modern-day relationships to ask how far someone might change themselves...

    Jitney

    By August Wilson

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    By two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning and Oscar-nominated writer of Fences, premiering on Broadway in 2017

    Hag-Seed

    By Margaret Atwood

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    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017Selected as a Book of the Year - Observer, Sunday Times, Times, Guardian, i magazine Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival.

    Mosquitoes

    By Lucy Kirkwood

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    Alice is a scientist. Jenny is her sister. She lives in Luton. She spends a lot of time Googling. When tragedy throws them together, the collision threatens everyone with chaos. A new play from the award-winning writer of Chimerica.

    Calderon: Jealousy the Greatest Monster

    By Pedro Calderón de la Barca

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    As the title indicates, Pedro Calderon de la Barca's Jealousy tragically dramatizes the same key themes and emotions that preoccupied Shakespeare in Othello. His portrayal of the mind and passion of King Herod, a ruler traditionally vilified in Catholic Spain during Calderon's age, reveals a compassionate understanding and lack of...

    Seneca: Thyestes: Edited with Introduction, Translation, and Commentary

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    Seneca's Thyestes is the only literary or dramatic account of the Greek myth of Thyestes and his brother Atreus to have survived since antiquity. This new edition comprises an extensive introduction, Latin text, English verse translation, and detailed commentary.

    Trick to Catch the Old One

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    First single edition of one of Thomas Middleton's most popular plays; for all students and academics of early modern drama and Renaissance literature -- .

    Family Circles: A Comedy

    By Alan Ayckbourn

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    "We all marry the wrong people" announces Edward Gray, looking at his three daughters and their unsuitable partners. But when his daughters change partners and then again - every combination is played out. The outcome being that none of them works any better than any of the others.

    Woyzeck

    By Georg Buchner

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    Jack Thorne's new version of Woyzeck premieres at the Old Vic Theatre, London, in May 2017, starring John Boyega The Force Awakens

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