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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


Smock Alley Theatre



    6/7 Exchange Street Lower, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin






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    Patrick Sutton

    Director of Programming and Finance

    Aisling Mooney

    Technical Manager

    David Halpin

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    Osgar Dukes

  • Programming Policy

    Our mission is to welcome audiences to Dublin’s oldest, newest theatre. Our policy is to provide an enjoyable, affordable, quality experience, challenging & engaging you, in a friendly, feel-good atmosphere.


New Irish Plays Produced By Smock Alley Theatre

Play Title Playwright
1915 Aodh Ó Domhnaill
A Dangerman Dick Walsh
Animalia Ian Toner
Blessed Biddy Jenkinson
BEAT. Fionntán Larney
Big Bobby. Little Bobby. Kelly Shatter Camille Lucy Ross
Close to the Sun Philip Doherty
Clowns Demian Fox Shane O'Brien James Walmsley
Cornerstones Bairbre Guilfoyle
Death Row Cowboy Andrew Lynch Mark McCabe
Diary of a Martian Beekeeper Niamh Shaw
Eamonn [from menswear] Fionn Foley
Fishes David Fennelly
Fond Pageant Daniel Reardon
Four Last Things Lisa Tierney-Keogh
From All Sides Lee Coffey
Harder Faster More Tracy Martin
Heroin Grace Dyas
Hostel 16 Fionnuala Gygax
Human Child Dan Colley
infinity Nessa Matthews(2)
it's getting harder and harder for me Alice Malseed
Jesus Has My Mom In There And Has Beat Her Up Real Bad Deirdre Roycroft
Joe Prop Gemma Doorly
Jumping the Sharks Micheál Lovett
Luca and the Sunshine Nick Lee
Melt Shane Mac an Bhaird
Monster/Clock Eoghan Quinn
Neuropolis Gary Duggan Gavin Logue
Newcastlewest Dick Walsh
Nothing But A Toerag Aisling O'Mara
Oh! What A Lovely Rose! Erica Murray Oonagh O'Donovan
Pale Angel
Devised by Jimmy Fay. Text by Alex Johnston.
Pilgrim Philip Doherty
Pondling Genevieve Hulme-Beaman
Remember to Breathe Orla Murphy
Rum and Raisin Alice Barry Deirdre Kinahan
She Was Wearing... Stella Feehily Gavin Kostick Dermot Bolger Sebastian Barry Michael Collins (1) Maeve Binchy Rosalind Haslett Roisin Ingle Marian Keyes
Sink John O'Donovan (2)
So Where Do We Begin? Seanan McDonnell
Spinning Deirdre Kinahan
Starlet Alison Spittle
Tall/Dark Ian Cregg
The Birthday Man Philip Doherty
The Butterfly Ranch Tom Swift
The Cat's Mother Erica Murray
The Death of Harry Leon Conall Quinn
The Flamboyant Bird Damian Kearney
The New York Monologues Mike Poblete
The Seamster's Daughter Jimmy Murphy
The Snow Queen Ian Toner
The Sylvia Philip St. John
The True Story of Hansel and Gretel Louis Lovett
The Windstealers Jane Madden
Tromluí Phinocchio (Pinocchio - A Nightmare)
Cumtha ag an gcompántas agus bunaithe ar an urscéal Iodálach le Carlo Collodi (1883)
When Irish Hearts Are Praying Aoife Crehan
Wrapped Tracy Martin


Play Title Adapter/Translator
A Christmas Carol John Gentile Charles Dickens
An Eochair Fidelma Ní Ghallchobhair Máirtín Ó Cadhain
Athchóirithe ó ghearrscéal.
Anatomy of a Seagull Jason Byrne Anton Chekhov
Antigone Prin Duignan
Aistriúchán ar an dráma le Jean Anouilh.
Everyone is King Lear in His Own Home William Shakespeare
Mac a' Stanley Aodh Ó Domhnaill
Aistrithe ó Die Dreigroschenoper [The Threepenny Opera] le Brecht agus Weill.
Oedipus Loves You Gavin Quinn Simon Doyle Sophocles
The Aeneid Dan Colley Virgil
Written with John Doran, Manus Halligan Aoife Leonard, Maeve O'Mahoney and Karl Quinn.
The Boys Michael J. Harnett Michael J. Harnett
Adapted from the novel of the same name.
The Good House of Happiness Eugene O'Brien Gavin Quinn Bertolt Brecht
The Grimm Tale of Cinderella Katie McCann
The Misfits Annie Ryan Arthur Miller
The Snow Queen Ian Toner Hans Christian Andersen
The Yellow Wallpaper Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Adapted by the company from the 1892 novella of the same name.

Tromluí Phinocchio (Pinocchio - A Nightmare) Carlo Collodi
Cumtha ag an gcompántas agus bunaithe ar an urscéal Iodálach le Carlo Collodi (1883)
Voltaire's Candide Jo Mangan Tom Swift (-) Voltaire
Adapted from Voltaire's Candide.
Whitby Joan Sheehy Bram Stoker

A show by Colin Dunne and Joan Sheehy.