Enda Walsh Plays: Two
Paperback, 288 pages ISBN: 9781848424227Publication Date:
11 Sep 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)
EPUB, 288 pages ISBN: 9781780016368Publication Date:
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Enda Walsh Plays: Two

By Enda Walsh

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The second collection of plays from the multi-award-winning Irish playwright, Enda Walsh.

This volume of remarkable plays charts the development of one of the most strikingly original playwrights in contemporary theatre. It collects together four full-length plays – three of which were produced by Galway’s Druid Theatre Company, three of which were performed at the Edinburgh Fringe, and two of which transferred to London’s National Theatre – along with two fascinating short plays and a Foreword by the author.

  • The Walworth Farce (2006) is a madcap yet tender play about what can happen when we become stuck in the stories we tell about our lives.
  • The New Electric Ballroom (2008) is a dark, glitter-dusted fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life.
  • In a savage and riveting take on the classic Greek myth of Odysseus’s wife, Penelope (2010) sees four ridiculous men facing their inevitable deaths, and playing for an unwinnable love.
  • Ballyturk (2014) saw Walsh reuniting with actor Cillian Murphy after Disco Pigs and Misterman for a jaw-droppingly physical play in which the lives of two men unravel over the course of ninety minutes.

Also included in this volume are two short plays, My Friend Duplicity (2010), which went on to inspire Ballyturk, and Room 303 (2011).

‘One of the most fiercely individual voices in the theatre today’ New York Times

‘Enda Walsh makes his own distinctive stage music in the fury of his writing talent and the irresistible surge of his blatant theatricality’ Independent

Blog entry: Enda Walsh on the inspiration for the plays in this volume... 'I had that image of farce seeping out of the West End and tunnelling under the Thames and finding its way to a tower block – and into the unfortunate lives of these Irishmen who really should be building Britain.' Read more >>

Paperback, 288 pages ISBN: 9781848424227Publication Date:
11 Sep 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)
EPUB, 288 pages ISBN: 9781780016368Publication Date:
23 Jun 2015
£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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