Eduardo Machado

Eduardo Machado was born in Cuba and came to the United States when he was nine, growing up in Los Angeles. He is the author of more than forty plays, and has two volumes of his works published by TCG; The Floating Island Plays and Havana Is Waiting.

The Floating Island Plays
Havana is Waiting and other plays

Freddie Machin

Freddie Machin is a playwright, screenwriter, actor and teacher. His plays include: Party Pooper (Drama Studio London); The Real Estate (Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, 2017); Nailhouse (Old Red Lion); Winston on the Run (Edinburgh Fringe & UK Tour); The Revenge of Martha G. (Chichester Festival Theatre); Don't Waste Your Bullets on the Dead (Vault Festival) and Chicken (Southwark Playhouse).

He wrote the feature film Chicken (2016), based on his play of the same title.

He has taught both acting and playwriting for Shakespeare's Globe, the Almeida Theatre, the Royal Opera House, and Central School of Speech and Drama amongst others.

Freddie Machin
The Real Estate (Multiplay Drama)

Daniel MacIvor

Daniel MacIvor is one of Canada's most accomplished playwrights and performers. Winner of the prestigious Elinore and Lou Siminovitch Prize, the GLAAD Award, the Governor General's Literary Award, and many others, his plays have been met with acclaim throughout North America.

Daniel MacIvor
Never Swim Alone & This Is A Play

Compton Mackenzie

Compton Mackenzie (1883–1972) was a writer, cultural commentator, raconteur and lifelong Scottish nationalist. He was one of the co-founders in 1928 of the Scottish National Party. He was knighted in 1952.

Compton Mackenzie
Whisky Galore (stage version)

Sabrina Mahfouz

Sabrina Mahfouz is a writer and performer. Her most recent theatre show was A History of Water in the Middle East (Royal Court, 2019), which her forthcoming debut non-fiction book is inspired by, These Bodies of Water (Tinder Press, 2022).

Her most recent publications as editor include Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making it Happen (Saqi, 2019) and Poems From a Green and Blue Planet (Hachette, 2019). She is a resident writer at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and at the TV and film company, House Productions.

Noughts & Crosses (Sabrina Mahfouz/Pilot Theatre version)

Martyna Majok

Martyna Majok is an American playwright whose plays include the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living (Williamstown Theatre Festival, 2016; Manhattan Theatre Club, 2017).

Other plays include Sanctuary City (New York Theatre Workshop), Queens (LCT3/Lincoln Center, La Jolla Playhouse), and Ironbound (Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Round House, WP Theatre/Rattlestick, Geffen Playhouse, and other theatres in America and abroad).

Cost of Living


MALAPROP Theatre is a Dublin-based collective of theatremakers. They aim to challenge, delight, and speak to the world we live in (even when imagining different ones). Works include LOVE+, BlackCatfishMusketeer by Dylan Coburn Gray, JERICHO, and Everything Not Saved.

Plays from VAULT 4