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Blinded by the Light

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 9, Roles: Total (13), Female (2), Male (11), Unassigned (0)

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...Blinded by the Light is a manic black comedy, a madcap farce of drinking, smoking, Mormons, Catholics, transvestites and a saint all crammed into the tiny bedsit of the hapless Mick. Mick’s priorities in life are finding...

In High Germany

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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

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...On a railway platform in Hamburg, Irish emigrant Eoin tells the story of his life, his country, and football. Bolger’s monologue is comic, thoughtful and poignant by turns, as he shows Eoin struggling to find an Ireland in which he can feel...

The Lament for Arthur Cleary

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

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

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...A play about one world giving way painfully to another, The Lament for Arthur Cleary is enacted on the borders of life and death. In a series of smooth fragments, two acts tell the story of Arthur Cleary’s return to Dublin, and his...

The Holy Ground

Written by

Dermot Bolger

~playauthor~Written by~ Dermot Bolger

Methuen Drama, 2000

Contemporary Dramatists

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

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...A widow packs her deceased husband’s papers into plastic bags and talks about her empty, silent life in Bolger’s sad and powerful monologue. Monica married a young man called Swifty Hurley, who was shy and sweet, and loved soccer more than...