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Nothing But A Toerag


  • Playwright

    Aisling O'Mara 

  • Notes

    Nothing But A Toerag was presented as a work-in-progress in axis: Ballymun on 23rd Novemeber 2017. 

  • Synopsis

    Two women are locked away in a cell, struggling for dominance in the confines of their shared space as the tense drama begins to unfold. Nothing But A Toerag is a dark comedy about dealing with your demons and the effects of suppressing trauma.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    07 January 2019

  • Production Notes

    Presented by Taking the Biscuit as part of the First Fortnight Festival. 

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Smock Alley Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Boys' School.

Original Cast  
Performer Clare Monnelly
Performer Aisling O'Mara
Production Team  
Director Amilia Stewart
Creative Producer John Dennehy
Lighting Designer John Gunning
Stage Manager Rachel Kivlehan
Set Designer Ellen Kirk
Costume Designer Ellen Kirk
Associate Artist Danielle Galligan

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Aisling O'Mara

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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