Showing 13-24 of 150 items.

Love in a Glass Jar

A short play from an acclaimed Irish playwright, about a sterile liasion in a hotel room that threatens to spill over into real life.

Published in volume Irish Shorts

    Meeting Miss Ireland

    A short play commissioned and performed as part of The Fairer Sex, a series of play readings at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in June 2009.

    Published in volume Irish Shorts

      Salad Day

      A short play about an elderly couple who, trapped in a nursing home, plot a daring escape into the sunshine.

      Published in volume Irish Shorts

        Nineteen Ninety-Two

        A short play about two brothers biding their time to savour revenge - but how can they be sure they've got the right girl?

        Published in volume Irish Shorts

          Investment Potential

          A short play about a youthful couple who can't seem to pull themselves up the rungs of the property ladder.

          Published in volume Irish Shorts

            Ribbons

            A short play about a parent and child who have been concealing their true identities.

            Published in volume Irish Shorts

              Time Spent on Trains

              A 15-minute play about childhood, disability and spending time on trains.

              Published in volume Fishskin Trousers

                A Tragic Figure

                A comic duologue about a civil servant sweltering in Moscow coping with the incessant demands of his family from their summer dacha.

                Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                  Swansong

                  A comic duologue about a melancholy old actor perked up by memories of past glories.

                  Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

                    Abortive

                    A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

                    Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

                      My Friend Duplicity

                      A one-act duologue by Enda Walsh which went on to inspire his play Ballyturk.

                      Published in volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two

                        Amongst the Reeds

                        Two friends scratch out a living on the margins of society in a play commissioned by acclaimed theatre company Clean Break.