Most of the plays are published:
Fancy Footwork ISBN 0-9538200 09
(Soc. Irish Playwrights, 1991,1997)
Kalahari Blues and Other Plays (2006)
ISBN 0-9538200 17 (Mirage)
The Gold of Tradaree and Other Plays (2008)
ISBN 9780953820023 (Mirage)
Green Rain~Irish Composers on Stage (2011)
ISBN 9780953820030 (Mirage)
A Wasteland Harvest and Other Plays (2014)
ISBN 9780953820047 (Mirage)
Books available online from firstname.lastname@example.org
(Internet Theatre Bookshop) OR from Miriam Gallagher
FANCY FOOTWORK (Boxing
Cast: 1F- 4M (No set)
Performed: Dublin Theatre Festival/King's Head, London/New York & Chicago.
THE SEALWOMAN & THE FISHER (Folk Tale. Dance/Music)
Cast: 1F- 1M, Sea, Chorus (M or F) (No set)
Performed: ContemporEire'84, Dublin/Drama Fests/ Schools Fests, St. George, Canada.
All script enquires to:
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Cast: 1F - 1M (No set)
Performed: ContemporEire'84, Dublin/Drama Fests/ Schools Fests, Hollister, California.
JUST DESSERTS (Omlettes, Lemon Soufflé, Easter Eggs)
These three plays can be performed as one full length or separately. Perofmed: Andrew's Lane Theatre, Dublin
OMLETTES (Black Comedy)
Cast: 3 Waiters (M or F) + 2F + 3M. Set in a restaurant.
Performed: Pentameters, London/Dublin Theatre Festival/Drama Festivals, USA, South Africa and Australia.
LEMON SOUFFLÉ (Bittersweet Comedy)
Cast: 3F- 4M. Set in the Old Abbey (suggested)
Performed: Pentameters, London/Andrew's Lane Theatre, Dublin. Drama Festivals, Ireland & Australia.
EASTER EGGS (Short Comedy)
Cast: Magician (F or M ) + 4F + 2M (Adults play Children). Set in Mabel's Party Place (suggested)
Performed: Andrew's Lane Theatre, Dublin. UK, Canada, USA & The Philippines.
KALAHARI BLUES (Comedy)
Cast: 2F. 2M. Set in a run down house in the early 1990's.
Performed: Galloglass Theatre Company's National Tour 2001.
MIDHIR & THE FIREFLY (Celtic Tale of Midhir and Etain)
Cast: 2F -3M + CHORUS (F or M) + Dancers (music/dance)
Performed: Martin Murphy High School, Hollister, California.
THE RING OF MONT DE BALISON (Comedy)
Cast: People of Ranelagh from (1208-1988).
Set: Ranelagh gardens past + present (suggested) Mime/dance/music.
Performed: Dublin Millennium Project 1988 (Ranelagh and Rathmines).
THE MIGHTY OAK OF RIVERWOOD (for children)
Cast: Woodland Creatures, Mighty Oak, Wise Woman, Mayor, etc. Set in a Woodland (suggested)
Performed: Gate Theatre Dublin, and Crypt Arts Centre, Dublin Castle.
NASTURTIUMS & CHERRY BUNS (Comedy)
Cast: 3F. Set in a smart city café (suggested).
Performed: Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest by Nightblue Theatre.
CAROLAN'S CAP (Comedy, celebrating Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738) the great Irish Harper Composer.)
Cast: 1M + Musician[s.] Performed: Nat. Concert Hall/Rté Radio/Carolan Festival, Keadue.
Helsinki, Turku, Tallin, Estonia & Saratoga Springs, USA.
'NOCTURNE' (comedy, celebrating Irish composer, John FIELD (1782-1837)
Cast: 1F -2M + Pianist. Performed: National Concert Hall/Dublin Millennium 'Field Days' Festival.
Int. Field Festival, Maynooth university, Carrick Watermusic Festival.
LESSONS WITH CHOPIN (celebrating Fryderek Chopin (1810-1849)
Cast: 1F -2M (doubling) + Pianist.
Performed: Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
BOHEMIANS (comedy, celebrating the Irish born composers,
Michael W. BALFE (1808-1870) & William V. WALLACE (1812-1865)
Cast: 1F- 2M + Pianist.
Performed: National Concert Hall/Rté Radio/Garter Lane, Waterford, Dundalk Arts Centre.
GREEN RAIN (comedy, celebrating the Irish born composer Joan Trimble (1915-2000)
Cast: 1F-2M +Piano (preferably two pianos)
Performed: Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen Arts Festival
DUSTY BLUEBELLS (Comedy/Drama)
Cast: 8F-3M. Set in a Women's Prison (suggested).
Performed: Damer Hall/ Samuel Beckett Centre/Community + VEC Tour.
Cast: 1F (or 2F-1M -as Rté Radio 1999). Set: A railway station in Limbo.
Performed: Andrew's Lane Theatre, Dublin, Rté Radio. Readings: New York, 4th Int. Women Playwrights' Conf. Galway.
THE GOLD OF TRADAREE (Comedy)
Cast: People of Clare (Historical & present day); Local legends (music/dance)
Performed: Glór Theatre, Ennis Co. Clare + Tour.
(Arts award commission by Clare Co. Council.)
THE NUDE WHO PAINTED BACK (Celebrating artist Suzanne Valadon)
(in collaboration with Mia Gallagher & Nathalie Rafal). Cast: 2 F + chanteuse.
Performed: Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College, Dublin; Le Petit Hébertôt Theatre, Paris, France. Readings: IFC, Dublin, Athens University, 5th Int. Women Playwrights' Conference 2000.
A WASTELAND HARVEST (Comedy/Drama)
Cast: 2F 2M. Set: A Wasteland with DSR. area used for some indoor scenes.
Performed: 2014 Ranelagh Arts Festival.
Staged Reading (2011) by 9Thirty Theatre Co., Bridge Theatre, New York City.