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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

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...

This Lime Tree Bower

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

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...

Port Authority

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2005

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...

The Nest

From an original work by

Franz Xaver Kroetz

~playauthor~Written by~ Franz Xaver Kroetz , Conor McPherson ~playauthor~From an original work by~ Franz Xaver Kroetz

Nick Hern Books, 2016

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 18, Roles: Total (2), Female (1), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...The Nest is a translation by Conor McPherson of Franz Xaver Kroetz's 1975 play, Das Nest, about a young couple expecting a baby, and the moral and environmental cost of their materialistic nesting instincts. The Nest was first performed...

The Weir

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2000

Playtext

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 Night Alive

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2013

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 Birds

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2013

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...

Shining City

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2004

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's Shining City is a play about two men haunted in quite different ways. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 4 June 2004. Ian has left the priesthood and is starting a new career...

The Good Thief

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2011

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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 under...

Dublin Carol

Written by

Conor McPherson

~playauthor~Written by~ Conor McPherson

Nick Hern Books, 2000

Playtext

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

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...Conor McPherson's Dublin Carol is a play about an ageing alcoholic who is forced to confront the failures of his past. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, London, on 7 January 2000. It’s Christmas...