misterman (2001 edition)

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

Staging: Minimal set

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

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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