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