Written by Deirdre Kinahan
Meet the Team
Deirdre Kinahan is an award winning playwright. She is an elected member of Aosdána, Literary Associate with Meath Councy Council Arts Office and has served as a board member for the Abbey Theatre, Theatre Forum Ireland and the Stewart Parkert Trust. Deirdre’s work is translated into many languages, published by Nick Hern Books and produced regularly in Ireland and on the International stage.
Most recent work: The Abbey Theatre Dublin The Unmanageable Sisters – a new version of Les Belles-Soeurs by Michel Tremblay, Fishamble: The New Play Company/Abbey Theatre (Rathmines Road), Old Vic London (Renewed with Julie Walters), Meath County Council on Tour (Me & Molly & Moo, a play for children), Solas Nua Washington (Wild Notes for Frederick Douglas Project), Penatabus Theatre Company UK (Crossings) and Draiocht Dublin (Home Theatre). Deirdre is currently under commission to Landmark Productions and Fishamble Theatre, she also has a number of other writing projects in development.
Plays include: Rathmines Road, Crossings, Unmanageable Sisters, Wild Sky, Spinning, Halcyon Days, Bogboy, Moment, Hue & Cry, Melody, Maisy Daly’s Rainbow. For Radio: Bogboy (RTE) & A Bag On Ballyfinch Place (BBC)
Nominations and Awards include Helen Hayes DC, Westies London, Irish Times Theatre Awards Ireland, Doras Toronto, Jeffs Chicago, First Irish NYC, Fringe First Edinburgh, BBC Tony Doyle Bursary, Peggy Ramsay Bursary, Irish Arts Council Bursary, Jim McNaughton Tilestyle Bursary.
‘A ferociously funny and unexpectedly shattering writer’
London Metro on MOMENT 2011.