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  • Playwright

    Ciara Elizabeth Smyth 

  • Author Notes

    Story developed with Camille Lucy Ross. 

  • Synopsis

    Mella is a pathological liar. Maura is a kleptomaniac. Unsurprisingly, neither has any friends. Fresh out of controlling relationships, both women are thrust into uneasy freedom. Can they overcome their flaws and shed their inhibitions to avoid dying alone? Or will their compulsions engulf them in the end? 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Maura Camille Lucy Ross
Mella Ciara Elizabeth Smyth
Production Team  
Producer Ciara Elizabeth Smyth
Director Jeda de Brí
Composer & Sound Designer Jennifer O'Malley
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Choreographer Jade O'Connor
Stage Manager Ciara Nolan
PR & Marketing Donncha O'Dea
Dramaturg Gavin Kostick

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original production programme and the festival programme.