The Good Thief
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 60 pages ISBN: 9781780014388Publication Date:
13 May 2015
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First Staged:
City Arts Centre, Dublin, 1994

The Good Thief

By Conor McPherson

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  • Winner of the Stewart Parker Award

A petty criminal is punished by his conscience when he becomes involved in a bungled kidnap.

Conor McPherson's monologue play The Good Thief was first performed under the title The Light of Jesus by Fly By Night Theatre Company at the City Arts Centre, Dublin, on 18 April 1994. It was directed by Conor McPherson and performed by Kevin Hely.

It was subsequently performed as a Loopline production, as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival on 4 October 1994. It was performed by Garrett Keogh and directed by Conor McPherson.

The play was awarded the Stewart Parker Award, an annual award for the best Irish debut play.

The Good Thief is also available in the collection Conor McPherson Plays: One.

'I have people with skills who can do stuff. It's a small quibble but I refuse to constrain my personality.'

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'The writing is terse, lucid and admirably dispassionate'

Irish Times
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 60 pages ISBN: 9781780014388Publication Date:
13 May 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

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

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