The Weir

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1998 - Drama - 57 pages
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THE STORY: In a bar in rural Ireland, the local men swap spooky stories in an attempt to impress a young woman from Dublin who recently moved into a nearby haunted house. However, the tables are soon turned when she spins a yarn of her own.

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User Review  - kidzdoc - LibraryThing

(Seen 22 March 2014 at Wyndham's Theatre, London) This play is set in a bar in a rural village in present day Ireland, an area that is shielded from big city Dublin to the southeast but is a popular ... Read full review

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User Review  - Teemu - Goodreads

A masterpiece, I've heard. Well, I think it's not. Reminds me a bit of O'Neill's Iceman Cometh in a sense that there's not much happening in the play, just people talking and talking. While the ... Read full review

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Conor McPherson, Irish playwright and screenwriter, has several plays to his credit including the critically acclaimed St. Nicholas. Another of his works, "The Weir," brought him London's Evening Standard Drama Award for Most Promising Playwright. His work on the film "I Went Down" represents his first experience as a screenwriter.

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