misterman (2001 edition)

Cast: 1m (plus 2f speaking on tape)

Staging: Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

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, available here, 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

Cast: 1m (plus 2f speaking on tape)

Staging:Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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