The Seafarer

Cast: 5m

Staging: Single interior set

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

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854599490Publication Date:
12 Oct 2006
Size: 200mm x 130mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780012810Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, Cottesloe, 2006

The Seafarer

By Conor McPherson

Paperback £8.99£7.19

EPUB £8.99£7.19

A breathtaking supernatural play from the author of The Weir.

It's Christmas Eve and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, ageing brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. In fact, Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

Conor McPherson's play The Seafarer was first performed at the National Theatre, London, in the Cottesloe auditorium, in September 2006.

The Seafarer is also available in the collection Conor McPherson Plays: Three.

Press Quotes

'A blistering emotional punch... The Seafarer first ambushes you and then haunts you for days afterwards'

Time Out

'Sparkling and suspenseful... McPherson is a born yarn-spinner'

Guardian

'McPherson's new play is one of his most succinct and startling, and the funniest to date... what he creates is apparently simple, but daring and memorable. He sends his characters off on benders, and they bump into the infinite'

Observer

'A realistic fantasy, a wide-awake nightmare. The writing is poetic, brutal, athletic, hilarious'

Sunday Times

Cast: 5m

Staging:Single interior set

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

Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854599490Publication Date:
12 Oct 2006
Size: 200mm x 130mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780012810Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

Girl from the North Country
The Dance of Death
Shining City
Dublin Carol
The Nest
This Lime Tree Bower
The Weir
Rum and Vodka
Port Authority
Conor McPherson Plays: Three
Conor McPherson Plays: One
The Veil
The Night Alive
St Nicholas
Come On Over
Conor McPherson Plays: Two
The Birds (stage version)
The Good Thief

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