Misterman

Cast: 1m (plus 5f 5m speaking on tape)

Staging: Single Built Set (can be simply staged)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 56 pages ISBN: 9781848422636Publication Date:
19 Apr 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 56 pages ISBN: 9781780011790Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Galway Arts Festival, 2011, then National Theatre, London 2012

Misterman

By Enda Walsh

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A virtuosic study of one man's descent into religious mania in small-town Ireland.

Inishfree might seem like a quaint Irish town, but fierce evangelist Thomas Magill knows better. He knows that jovial Dwain Flynn is a miserable drunk, that Timmy O'Leary enslaves his lovely mother, and that sweet Mrs Cleary is a blasphemous flirt.

It is down to Thomas, with God on his shoulder, to save this sinful place. But the townsfolk are not listening, an angel is misbehaving and a barking dog will not be silenced. Just how far will Thomas go in his quest for salvation?

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 revised 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.

This edition of the revised play was published alongside the production at the National Theatre, London, in 2012, directed by the playwright, starring Cillian Murphy.

Misterman is also available in the volume Enda Walsh Plays: One.

Press Quotes

'A fantastic, whirring monologue of small town life and flickering faith... a ninety-minute rollercoaster, kaleidoscopic in mood and construction, a perfectly realised stage poem'

Whatsonstage.com

'A terrific study of religious mania, loneliness and longing. It really rocks'

Arts Desk

Cast: 1m (plus 5f 5m speaking on tape)

Staging:Single Built Set (can be simply staged)

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 56 pages ISBN: 9781848422636Publication Date:
19 Apr 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 56 pages ISBN: 9781780011790Publication Date:
12 Jun 2014
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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