Deirdre Kinahan

Deirdre Kinahan is a Dublin-based playwright and theatre producer who founded and runs the production company Tall Tales. Her plays include: Rathmines Road (Fishamble and Abbey Theatre, Ireland, 2018); Crossings (Pentabus Theatre, 2018); The Unmanageable Sisters, an adaptation of Michel Tremblay's Les Belles Soeurs (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2018); Spinning (Fishamble, 2014); Halcyon Days (Solstice Arts Centre, Co. Meath, and Dublin Theatre Festival, 2012); and Moment (Solstice Arts Centre, Co. Meath, 2009; Bush Theatre, London, 2011).

She has served as board member for the Abbey Theatre and Theatre Forum Ireland and is an adviser to the Stewart Parker Trust.

An explosive drama about how one terrible moment can change lives irrevocably.
An uplifting, bittersweet drama set in a nursing home, celebrating friendship and the human spirit.
A short play about an elderly couple who, trapped in a nursing home, plot a daring escape into the sunshine.
A contemporary tragedy set in small-town Ireland, by one of Ireland's most exciting playwrights.
A funny and furious new version of Michel Tremblay’s fêted Québécoise comedy, Les Belles-Soeurs.
A play with live music, waltzing and unexpected connections, exploring how we return, resettle and adapt.
Fraught, funny, and ferocious, a play that challenges the cultural response to accusations of sexual assault.