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Carys D. Coburn


Carys D. Coburn is a writer, theatre-maker and spoken word artist based in Dublin. Carys' first plays were written for Dublin Youth Theatre; And Then He Was All in 2010 and Tarot in 2011, the first of which is available through NAYD’s Playshare programme. Carys' play Boys and Girls premiered as part of Dublin Fringe 2013, winning the Fishamble Best New Writing Award. It was also nominated for the Stewart Parker Trust Award, and for the Best Theatre Script Award at the Irish Writers’ Guild Awards (Zebbies). Carys is a collaborating writer with Malaprop Theatre, winners of the 2015 Spirit of Fringe Commission Award for Love+. Carys received an Arts Council 16x16 Emerging Artist's Bursary, as part of the 1916 Commemoration Programme and was awarded the Phelim Donlon Playwright’s Bursary & Residency in 2016. Carys was a participant in Six in the Attic, an Irish Theatre Institute initiative, from 2017 - 2018. 

Company Jobs

Job Title Company
Company Member MALAPROP

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
BlackCatfishMusketeer Carys D. Coburn
Boys and Girls Carys D. Coburn
Briseis After the Black Carys D. Coburn
Citysong Carys D. Coburn
Dear Ireland I Thomas Kane Byrne Blindboy Boatclub Sinéad Burke Emmet Kirwan Dermot Bolger Rosaleen McDonagh Carmel Winters Carys D. Coburn David Ireland Enda Walsh Meadhbh McHugh Jody O'Neill Iseult Golden Colm Keegan (2) Sarah Hanly Phillip McMahon Darach Mac Con Iomaire Frank McGuinness John Connors Shane O'Reilly Sonya Kelly Feli Speaks Nancy Harris Margaret Perry Gina Moxley Owen McCafferty Joseph O'Connor (1) Abbie Spallen Michael West Shaun Dunne Manchán Magan Eva O'Connor Edna O'Brien Aoife Martyn Arthur Riordan Andrea Molino John O'Donovan (2) Deirdre Kinahan Zoe Ní Riordáin Karen Cogan Jimmy Murphy Kit de Waal Ursula Rani Sarma Ciara Elizabeth Smyth Keith James Walker Zhu Yi Mark O'Halloran Pom Boyd Stacey Gregg Una McKevitt
Drawing Crosses on a Dusty Windowpane Carys D. Coburn
Everything Not Saved Carys D. Coburn
Home Theatre (Ireland) Bryan Burroughs Eva O'Connor Sorcha Fox Duke Special Gavin Kostick Robbie Blake Sharon Mannion Fionn Foley Deirdre Kinahan Clare Barrett (1) Jody O'Neill Colin Murphy Sonya Kelly Tom Swift Louise Lewis Nancy Harris Elaine Murphy Little John Nee Natalya O'Flaherty Finbarr Doyle Paul Mercier Jeda de Brí John Morton Carys D. Coburn Shaun Dunne Neil Watkins Feli Speaks Fiona McGeown Marc Mac Lochlainn Roisin Ingle
Love + Breffni Holahan Carys D. Coburn Maeve O'Mahony Claire O'Reilly


Play Title Playwright
Boys and Girls Carys D. Coburn


Play Title Playwright

Devised by MALAPROP theatre.


Play Title Playwright
The Aeneid Dan Colley Virgil
Written with John Doran, Manus Halligan Aoife Leonard, Maeve O'Mahoney and Karl Quinn.