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Blood Wedding  

Translated by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Federico Garcia Lorca , Marina Carr ~playauthor~Translated by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2019

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (11), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
... What is done cannot be undone. Marina Carr's version of Federico García Lorca's Blood Wedding premiered at the Young Vic, London, in September 2019....

On Raftery's Hill

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (7), Female (4), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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...In Marina Carr's epic tragedy of rural life, three generations of the Rafterys live together in the midlands of Ireland. It's a closely knit farming community where hatred and rumours of incest, stillborn children, and abused families seem...

Sixteen Possible Glimpses  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (17), Female (4), Male (13), Unassigned (0)

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...Sixteen Possible Glimpses imagines sixteen fleeting moments in Anton Chekhov’s short life and work. The play was first performed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in September 2011...

Marble

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 14, Roles: Total (4), Female (2), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...A premonition of impending disaster precedes a collision between the conscious and subconscious lives of two married couples. Hidden fantasies and passions conflict with the calls of friendship and fidelity. The characters' everyday...

Phaedra Backwards  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 11, Roles: Total (14), Female (8), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...Phaedra Backwards retells the Phaedra myth to discover what shaped her. The play was first performed at the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts, Princeton, in October 2011...

The Map of Argentina  

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (12), Female (5), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...The Map of Argentina offers a meditation on love and what happens when it is denied, or pursued and hunted down...

Hecuba

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (12), Female (4), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Hecuba was written in reaction to the bad press this Trojan queen receives, and reimagines how she may have suffered and reacted. The play was premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Swan Theatre...

The Cordelia Dream

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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... to flourish she, his protégée, must be silent. Five years later, she returns for a final and devastating encounter. Marina Carr's The Cordelia Dream premiered in December 2008 at Wilton's Music Hall, London, in a production by the Royal Shakespeare Company....

Woman and Scarecrow

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2009

Faber Drama

Playtext

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

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...A woman – gaunt and ill, haggard after giving birth eight times – faces death. What was life? What was love? What else could have been? Full of mordant, bitter humour, this is a passionate threnody from one of Ireland's leading playwrights....

By the Bog of Cats

Written by

Marina Carr

~playauthor~Written by~ Marina Carr

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 6, Roles: Total (14), Female (7), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...Set in the mysterious landscape of the bogs of rural Ireland, Carr's lyrical and timeless play tells the story of Hester Swane, an Irish traveller with a deep and unearthly connection to her land. Tormented by the memory of a mother who...