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  • Chatroom (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 11.65

    A chilling, blackly comic tale of manipulation, cyberbullying and adolescent insecurity. In a quiet corner of the internet, a group of bored, restless teenagers spends its time deconstructing children's literature and the messages in modern pop music. But when a new member joins to share his depression and thoughts of suicide, the conversation... more...

  • Misterman (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 10.99

    A virtuosic study of one man's descent into religious mania in small-town Ireland. Inishfree might seem like a quaint Irish town, but fierce evangelist Thomas Magill knows better. He knows that jovial Dwain Flynn is a miserable drunk, that Timmy O’Leary enslaves his lovely mother, and that sweet Mrs Cleary is a blasphemous flirt. It is... more...

  • Ballyturk (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A gut-wrenchingly funny, achingly sad play featuring jaw-dropping moments of physical comedy. The lives of two men unravel over the course of ninety minutes. Where are they? Who are they? What room is this, and what might be beyond the walls? Ballyturk premiered at Galway International Arts Festival in 2014. It subsequently toured Ireland before... more...

  • The New Electric Ballroom (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 14.57

    A dark fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life, from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce . Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008 Three sisters in a remote fishing village, trapped in the years that have passed since their halcyon days at The New Electric Ballroom, are still obsessed by darker memories of something... more...

  • Enda Walsh Plays: One (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86

    The first eight astonishing plays by Enda Walsh. Bursting onto the theatre scene in 1996 with Disco Pigs , Enda Walsh has delivered a sustained fusillade of strikingly original plays ever since. This volume, with a Foreword by the author, contains: The Ginger Ale Boy (Walsh's first play, previously unpublished) Disco Pigs misterman bedbound... more...

  • Penelope (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    A riveting and savage take on the classic Greek myth of Penelope, wife of Odysseus. It’s 11.30 a.m. and already it’s thirty-three degrees Celsius. At the bottom of a drained swimming pool, four ridiculous men face their inevitable deaths, and play for an unwinnable love. Fringe First Award, Edinburgh 2010 'Grandiose Penelope...mixes... more...

  • Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 13.11

    Disco Pigs is the award-winning play about two warped teenagers that confirmed Enda Walsh's place in the forefront of young Irish dramatists and was filmed in 2001 with Cillian Murphy and Elaine Cassidy. Stewart Parker Award George Devine Award Pig and Runt are two 17-year-olds who share everything: birthday, language, worldview - and... more...

  • The Small Things (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 11.65

    A fierce and devastating fable about enforced silence - commissioned and premiered by Paines Plough, one of Britain's leading new-writing companies, to open their This Other England season at the Menier Chocolate Factory in London. Two houses, each perched on a mountain top, stare at each other across a deep valley. A man and a woman talk about... more...

  • The Walworth Farce (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    A remarkable play about what can happen when we become stuck in the stories we tell about our lives. Visceral and tender, The Walworth Farce combines hilarious moments with shocking realism. Fringe First Award for outstanding new writing on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe It's 11 o'clock in the morning in a council flat on the Walworth Road in... more...

  • Enda Walsh Plays: Two (NHB Modern Plays)by Enda Walsh

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 21.86

    The second collection of plays from the multi-award-winning Irish playwright. This volume of remarkable plays charts the development of one of the most strikingly original playwrights in contemporary theatre. It collects together four full-length plays – three of which were produced by Galway’s Druid Theatre Company, three of which were... more...