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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


William Lyons


William Lyons is a playwright who has spent much of his life as a student or teacher of philosophy in many countries. He is interested in 'theatre of thought' or drama that brings challenging new ideas to the stage. His play Wittgenstein-The Crooked Roads won the START Chapbooks Award 2005 and was presented at Riverside Studios in London in 2011. Its companion piece, The Fir Tree and the Ivy, won the Eamon Keane Full Lenght Play Award in 2006 and has been traslated into Italian as L'Edera e l'Abete.