Playwriting

Playwriting 2018

Group Play (2018)

CHARACTERS
DEMAR: Man, aged 162, immortal, looks 16, a lot of acne and braces and hipster glasses
OSCAR: Non-binary, (not immortal), aged 46, orange hair

SETTING

Waiting room. Five chairs seated across centre stage. Toys available for kids to play with, including a twisty wire abacus puzzle thing. Magazines on a coffee table. TV, “Jeremy Kyle” on. Early evening, twenty past four.

Homelessness

By  Tadhg Murphy (2018)

Cast: GREG: Homeless Man, mid 20s.

         CIARÁN: Homeless Man, mid 60s.

          SARAH: Mid 20s

          SÉAN: Mid 40s

Setting: Outside a large stone building

WALTZ

By Simone Connolly (2018)

Characters:
EDWINA (“WINNIE”): 19. Amateur paranormal investigator. Claims to be able to see ghosts.
LOLA:18. Amateur filmmaker and Winnie’s companion. They are investigating a supposedly haunted house.

MAN’S VOICE

Enter WINNIE and LOLA. They are in an old, dilapidated house. WINNIE is carrying a flashlight and her bag, and LOLA is carrying various pieces of recording equipment. 

The List

By Sean Dillon (2018)

Characters: 
Gerry O’Byrne-
 58, Dublin native, stooped weathered homeless man
Jim White- 30, Englishman, bit more sophisticated, pencil thin

Setting:

Alleyway. Off O’Connell Street

HOME HELP

By Rachel O’Connor (2018)

CHARACTERS: 
James:
 27, does home help
Bernadette: 71, retired waitress
Marie: 74, retired policewoman

Setting: A small cottage in the midlands. The cottage is old and the lavender paint is falling off.

HOME GAME

By Páraic Mac Lochlainn (2018)

Character: Michael, 21 from Dublin

Michael stands in the space with his hands in the air, he is pumped up and bursting with energy.

SHAMROCK ROVERS! SHAMROCK ROVERS!

The Commission

By Nicole Power (2018)

Characters:
AVA:
 aged 15, blue eyes, brown hair.
JESSIE: aged 14, green eyes, black hair.
BISCUITS: Jessie’s dog.

Setting: A warm afternoon in the local park. A bench is placed at centre stage.

Plain Chickpeas

By Megan Lloyd (2018)

Characters:
Juilia:
 (11) daughter of Mariann doesn’t know her brother is dead
Mariann: (43) mother of Juilia worried about her family and how they will cope grieving over their dead son

Setting: Gaza Jabila family home. Marriann’s husband, Juilia’s dad, is queuing at the shop. Juilia is at home with her mum sitting In the living room

Communism

By Matthew McColgan (2018)

Characters:

    Jeremy: 16, introverted

    Brian: 17, extroverted

Setting: School cafeteria during lunchtime

The Neptunian Vegan

By Marianne Fortier (2018)

Characters:

    Maddie: 8-year-old girl

    Eva: 15-year-old, babysitter

Setting: Eva is babysitting Maddie. It’s supper time. They are in the kitchen.

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