misterman (2001 edition)
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
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 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:

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

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