The Same
Published in volume Medicine & The Same: two plays
First Staged:
Corcadorca Theatre Company, Cork, 2017

The Same

By Enda Walsh
Published in volume Medicine & The Same: two plays
  • Best Play, Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards - 2017

Two women called Lisa meet in a psychiatric institution, where each tells their story about moving to a new city and crossing paths with one another.

Enda Walsh's play The Same was first produced by Corcadorca Theatre Company at the Old Cork Prison, Cork, in February 2017, and subsequently as part of the Galway International Arts Festival at Galway Airport in July 2019. It won The Irish Times Irish Theatre Award for Best Play.

The Same is published in the volume Medicine & The Same: two plays.

Press Quotes

'Riveting... an undeniable sense of an event'


'A compelling questioning of the provenance of memory'

Irish Times

Also by Enda Walsh:

Once: The Musical
The Small Things
Room 303
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
misterman (2001 edition)
Disco Pigs
Enda Walsh Plays: One
Roald Dahl's The Twits
Sucking Dublin
The New Electric Ballroom
My Friend Duplicity
A Girl's Bedroom
Medicine & The Same: two plays
The Walworth Farce
Lynndie's Gotta Gun
bedbound & misterman: two plays
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
The Ginger Ale Boy
How These Desperate Men Talk

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