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Published to tie in with the world premiere at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin In Chekhov's tragi-comedy - perhaps his most popular play - the Gayev family is torn by powerful forces, forces rooted deep in history and in the society around them. Their estate is…
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This collection brings together three of Tom Murphy's finest plays, Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming . Together, they tell the story of Irish emigration - of those who went and those who were left behind. Crossing oceans and…
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"The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel Modelled on Oliver Goldsmith's classic novel The Vicar of Wakefield, Murphy builds a comedy peopled with thieves, pimps, bawds, lechers and…

The Wake

by TOM MURPHY

|September 15, 1998

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"The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel The Wake recounts the story of a woman, returning from the USA to her home town in Ireland. As her family learn of her years as a prostitute,…

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A Whistle In The Dark

by TOM MURPHY

|September 24, 2009

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Tom Murphy's early masterpiece, A Whistle in the Dark depicts the reunion of an Irish family in Coventy: a picture of Irishmen 'over here' asserting themselves in one of England's post-war dream cities. Michael Carney has left Mayo for Coventry, hoping to…

The Gigli Concert

by TOM MURPHY

|September 16, 1991

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"One of the greatest Irish plays of the century" (Irish Times) "The language of the play is on a sort of inspired bender. It surfeits on its own potency. Tom Murphy's gift - here and in his other plays - is at once to stimulate and destabilise. It's a thrilling…

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Murphy Plays: 6 brings together four plays by the author inspired by other great works of literature: The Cherry Orchard : In Chekhov's tragi-comedy - perhaps his most popular play - the Gayev family is torn by powerful forces, forces rooted deep in history and…
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Brigit I'd like it to be perfect . . . Beautiful . . . The statue . . . Unbeatable? . . . I'd like it to be what I feel . . . And I don't know what that is. Set in the 1950s, Brigit , a prequel to Murphy's critically-acclaimed Bailegangaire (1985), tells the…
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Claire—the sister of the “boy who one day woke up with a bunny on his head”—discovers that she too has a strange new condition: When she looks in the mirror, there is a gator in her hair! What is she to do? Panic? Run to Mother? Or, like her…

The Sanctuary Lamp

by TOM MURPHY

|August 15, 2001

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The Sanctuary Lamp is set in a church. "Murphy, in the best traditions of Bunuel, takes a hallowed institution and populates it with social misfits who desecrate every convention in both thought and action?Murphy's savage indignation is unbearably true?" (Irish…

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The second collection of plays by "The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel In Conversations on a Homecoming, Michael returns from America to Ireland for a long-awaited reunion with…