Enda Walsh: Plays Two by Enda WalshEnda Walsh: Plays Two by Enda Walsh

Enda Walsh: Plays Two

byEnda Walsh

Paperback | September 11, 2014

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This volume of remarkable plays charts the development of one of the most strikingly original playwrights in contemporary theatre. It collects together four full-length plays – three of which were produced by Galway’s Druid Theatre Company, three of which were performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, and two of which transferred to London’s National Theatre – along with two fascinating short plays and a Foreword by the author.The Walworth Farce (2006) is a madcap yet tender play about what can happen when we become stuck in the stories we tell about our lives.The New Electric Ballroom (2008) is a dark, glitter-dusted fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life.In a savage and riveting take on the classic Greek myth of Odysseus’s wife, Penelope (2010) sees four ridiculous men facing their inevitable deaths, and playing for an unwinnable love.Ballyturk (2014) saw Walsh reuniting with actor Cillian Murphy after Disco Pigs and Misterman for a jaw-droppingly physical play in which the lives of two men unravel over the course of ninety minutes.Also included in this volume are two short plays, My Friend Duplicity (2010), which went on to inspire Ballyturk, and Room 303 (2011).
Enda Walsh was born in Dublin in 1967, and counts among Ireland's most successful and most widely performed contemporary playwrights. His plays have contributed considerably to the ongoing interest in new Irish theatrical writing around the world. Walsh shot to fame as a playwright when he won both the George Devine Award and the Stewa...
Title:Enda Walsh: Plays TwoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.8 × 5.15 × 0.9 inPublished:September 11, 2014Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848424221

ISBN - 13:9781848424227

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