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misterman (2001 edition)
First Staged:
Cork, 1999

misterman (2001 edition)

By Enda Walsh

A strange and haunting monologue from the acclaimed Irish playwright.

Welcome to the mind of Thomas Magill, an unstable man in his mid thirties, whose confused mission is to bring God to his fellow townsfolk of Inishfree.

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, available here, 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.

Press Quotes

'A comic and chilling character... This is a man whom everyone dismisses as harmless but who stock-piles his resentment like hand grenades... Beautifully realised'

Guardian

'A work that enjoys delving into the nastier zones of human behaviour with a wild and mischievous exuberance'

Irish Theatre Magazine

Also by Enda Walsh:

A Girl's Bedroom
Kitchen
Misterman
The Walworth Farce
Lynndie's Gotta Gun
Delirium
The Ginger Ale Boy
Room 303
Disco Pigs
bedbound
How These Desperate Men Talk
The Small Things
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
bedbound & misterman: two plays
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
Enda Walsh Plays: One
Once: The Musical
Arlington
Roald Dahl's The Twits
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
The New Electric Ballroom
Ballyturk
Penelope
My Friend Duplicity
Sucking Dublin
Chatroom

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