Cast: 3f 3m

Staging: simple staging

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Ebook, 52 pages ISBN: 9781780012728Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2006


By Enda Walsh

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A chilling, blackly comic tale of manipulation, cyberbullying and adolescent insecurity.

In a quiet corner of the internet, a group of bored, restless teenagers spends its time deconstructing children's literature and the messages in modern pop music. But when a new member joins to share his depression and thoughts of suicide, the conversation takes a darker turn.

A powerful depiction of modern-day isolation and the dangerous power of technology, Enda Walsh's play Chatroom formed part of the National Theatre's 2005 Connections season, an annual festival of new plays for youth theatres and schools. It received its first professional production in the Cottesloe auditorium of the National Theatre, London, in March 2006.

The play is available in the volume Enda Walsh Plays: One, or individually as an ebook.

Press Quotes

'A vivid picture of teenage angst and insecurity'


'Powerful and disturbing'

The Stage

'Keenly believable... enthralling'

Financial Times

'Witty and funny... [creates] astonishing tension'

The Times

Cast: 3f 3m

Staging:simple staging

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Ebook,52 pages ISBN: 9781780012728Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

The Same
Roald Dahl's The Twits
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
The New Electric Ballroom
misterman (2001 edition)
Medicine & The Same: two plays
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
Lynndie's Gotta Gun
Sucking Dublin
A Girl's Bedroom
Disco Pigs
The Small Things
Room 303
How These Desperate Men Talk
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
The Walworth Farce
Enda Walsh Plays: One
Once: The Musical
The Ginger Ale Boy
bedbound & misterman: two plays
My Friend Duplicity

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