Past Productions

True Belivers by Joe ‘O Connor

True Belivers by Joe ‘O Connor

True Belivers ‘Georgie Best! Superstar! Walks like a woman And he wears a bra!’ In True Believers, Joseph O’Connor takes us back – in his own wickedly comic way – to Ireland in the 1970?s. To a decade of Cluedo, spacehoppers and, of course, Starsky and Hutch! Through a series of interconnecting monologues, a mother and son remember the break-up of a marriage and share their haunting memories of its effect on the people involved. Loosely based on the short story collection of the same name, True Believers is a very funny, painfully honest and ultimately poignant exploration of loss […]

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The Nun’s Wood by Pat Kinevane

The Nun’s Wood by Pat Kinevane

The Nun’s Wood The Nun’s Wood is a haunting story of dangerous beauty, savage lovers and ancient sacrifice. It is a viciously funny account of life on the remote island of Tinaglasha. In the hot summer of 1974 the lives of four young people are changed forever by a deadly secret which has been kept hidden in the nun’s wood. The play is set in Cork and the original cast featured Fiona Condon, Caroline Gray, Máire Hastings, Myles Horgan, Chris Kelly and Emily Nagle. Pat Kinevane already well known to audiences nationwide as an actor for his many appearances including […]

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From Both Hips by Mark ‘O Rowe

From Both Hips by Mark ‘O Rowe

From Both Hips From Both Hips is a dark and dangerous comedy set in Dublin’s suburbs. Through a series of often hilarious scenes, the events unfold to reveal a sinister search for justice and revenge by Paul, who has been accidentally shot by a member of the Gardaí. This search takes the characters through a series of misunderstandings, adulterous affairs and violent encounters. Mark O’Rowe was one of the winners of the Stage It!/Young Playwrights programme in 1995. He was commissioned by Dublin Youth Theatre and his play Sulk was presented by Tallaght Youth Theatre in Andrew’s Lane Studio in […]

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Pigsback Productions 1990 – 1996

Pigsback Productions 1990 – 1996

Pigsback Productions 1990 – 1996 Title: The Flesh Addict (1996) Writer Gavin Kostick Title: Sardines (1995) Writer Michael West Title: Red Roses and Petrol (1995) Writer Joe O’Connor Awards In Dublin Awards for Best Play, Best Director (Jim Culleton) and Best Actress (Anne Kent) Comment Transfer to Tricycle (London) Title: Jack Ketch’s Gallows Jig Writer Gavin Kostick Title: Buffalo Bill Has Gone To Alaska (1993) Writer Colin Teevan Title: The Ash Fire by Gavin Kostick (1992/1993) Writer Gavin Kostick Awards BBC/Stewart Parker Trust award winner, EMA Best Production nomination Comment Transfer to Traverse (Edinburgh), Mayfest (Glasgow) and Tricycle (London) Title: […]

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Fishamble: The New Play Company is supported by The Arts Council and Dublin City Council. Its international touring is supported by Culture Ireland.

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