Bedbound: &, Misterman : Two Plays

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N. Hern Books, 2001 - Drama - 55 pages

Two early plays from the acclaimed Irish writer Enda Walsh.

bedbound is a ferocious two-hander about a father-daughter relationship gone horribly and terrifyingly wrong.

bedbound was first performed at The New Theatre, Dublin, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival 2000. It received its UK premiere at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the 2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and was revived at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, in January 2002.

misterman is a strange and haunting monologue about a missionary who'll stop at nothing.

misterman was first performed by Enda Walsh in a Corcadorca Theatre Company production at the Granary Theatre in Cork in April 1999, directed by Pat Kiernan. A later version was produced by Landmark Productions and Galway Arts Festival, and performed at the Black Box Theatre, Galway, as part of the Galway Arts Festival, in July 2011.

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About the author (2001)

Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright, born in Dublin. A former recipient of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright and winner of numerous other awards (including four Edinburgh Fringe First awards), his works include Disco Pigs, Misterman, Chatroom and the book for Once: The Musical. He has also written for film, including the screenplay for the 2008 film Hunger, winner of the Camera d'Or at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

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