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This Lime Tree Bower

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's This Lime Tree Bower is a play for three male performers, told in interlocking monologues. It was first performed as an Íomhá Ildánach/Fly by Night co-production at the Crypt Arts Centre, Dublin, on 26 September 1995....

The Good Thief

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

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...Conor McPherson's The Good Thief is a monologue play that recounts the misfortunes of an unnamed petty criminal whose conscience punishes him when he becomes involved in a bungled kidnap. The play was first performed...

St Nicholas

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's St Nicholas is a monologue play written while McPherson was attached to the Bush Theatre, London, under the Pearson Television Theatre Writers’ Scheme. It was first performed at the Bush Theatre on 19 February 1997....

Rum and Vodka

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 1, Scenes: 1

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...Conor McPherson's short monologue play Rum and Vodka was first performed at University College Dublin on 27 November1992. One of McPherson's earliest stage works, it was written and performed just after he formed Fly By Night Theatre...

The Dance of Death

From an original work by

August Strindberg

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson , August Strindberg ~playauthor~From an original work by~ August Strindberg

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's adaptation of August Strindberg’s 1900 play The Dance of Death, about a titanic battle of wills between a husband and wife, was first performed at the Trafalgar Studios, London, on 13 December 2012....

The Night Alive

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's The Night Alive is a play about the small lives of a group of down-and-outers in Dublin. It was first performed at the Donmar Warehouse, London, on 19 June 2013 (previews from 13 June). Tommy,...

The Weir

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2000

NHB Modern Plays

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

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...Conor McPherson's The Weir is a play set in rural Ireland, combining tales of the supernatural with closely observed dramatic naturalism. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs at the Ambassadors Theatre on West Street,...

The Birds

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2013

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 16, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Conor McPherson's The Birds is a loose adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1952 short story. It was first performed at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, on 29 September 2009. Mysterious flocks of birds have begun to attack at high...

Port Authority

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2005

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (3), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...Conor McPherson's Port Authority is a play about big dreams and lost opportunities, told through three interweaving monologues. It was first performed in a production by the Gate Theatre, Dublin, at the New Ambassadors Theatre, London,...

Come On Over

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2004

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's Come On Over is a short play for two characters that was first performed at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, on 27 September 2001. Matthew, a Jesuit priest sent to investigate a ‘miracle’ in his hometown,...