MONSTAS SHORTLIST: Best New Play of the year: 2018

It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2018? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2018.

  • Read on for nominees for the monsta for Best New Play of the year. 2017 winner: The Ferryman (Royal Court, then Gielgud Theatre)

  1. The B*easts at the Bush Theatre Review

2. The Inheritance at Young Vic (then Noel Coward Theatre) Review Tickets

3. Misty at the Bush Theatre (then Trafalgar Studios) Review 

4. Nine Night at National Theatre (then Trafalgar Studios) Review Tickets

5. The Phlebotomist at Hampstead Theatre (Downstairs) 

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The Phlebotomist debuts on Hampstead Theatre’s Main Stage in March 2019. Tickets

  • Who should win? Tell us in the comments below or email us at Want to know why we like this shortlist? Click on the tags to read our reviews. Winner revealed 29/12/18.
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