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Mojo

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 4, Roles: Total (6), Female (0), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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... was premiered on the Royal Court's main stage – though in fact Butterworth had co-written several earlier plays and a short film, The Night of the Golden Brain (Carlton, 1994). The play is set in Ezra's Atlantic Club...

The Night Heron

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2002

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 5, Roles: Total (9), Female (1), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...A darkly comic play about a group of outcasts gathered in the Cambridgeshire fens, The Night Heron was Jez Butterworth's first play to be staged after his debut, Mojo (Royal Court, 1995). Premiered at the Royal Court on 11 April 2002,...

The Naked Eye

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 1, Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...A short monologue that was first performed as part of the 10 x 25 season at Atlantic Stage 2, the Atlantic Theater, New York, on 1 June 2011. A family gears up to catch Halley’s Comet as it passes through the night sky...

Leavings

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 1, Roles: Total (1), Female (0), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...A short monologue first performed as part of the Ten by Twenty season at Atlantic Stage 2, the Atlantic Theater, New York, on 14 June 2006. Ken’s dog Dolly has gone missing. Without her, all he’s left with are his fading...

Jerusalem

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (14), Female (5), Male (9), Unassigned (0)

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...Jerusalem, a bold comic vision of life in contemporary rural England, was first performed at the Royal Court, London, on 10 July 2009. Following ecstatic critical reception, it transferred to the Apollo Theatre in the West End on 28 January...

The River

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2012

NHB Modern Plays

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Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...The River was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 18 October 2012. An intensely allusive, non-linear psychodrama, it was Jez Butterworth's first major play to be performed since Jerusalem (2009), which had also premiered...

The Ferryman

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2017

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 1, Roles: Total (21), Female (7), Male (14), Unassigned (0)

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...Jez Butterworth's play The Ferryman is about a family whose life on a farm in rural Northern Ireland is disrupted when the past comes back to haunt them. It was first performed at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court Theatre,...

Parlour Song

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2009

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 1, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A play about deceit, paranoia and murderous desire in leafy suburbia, Parlour Song was first performed at the Atlantic Theater, New York, on 15 Febraury 2008, before receiving its European premiere at the Almeida Theatre, London, on 19...

The Winterling

Written by

Jez Butterworth

~playauthor~Written by~ Jez Butterworth

Nick Hern Books, 2006

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...The Winterling was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 2 March 2006. Written with Jez Butterworth's characteristic flair, it is full of black humour, menace and mind-games. In a dilapidated farmhouse...