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Marina Carr

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Agent

Emily Hickman

Marina is currently working on a number of new stage commissions.

Theatre:

ANNA KARENINA (Abbey Theatre) 2016-17
Directed by Wayne Jordan
‘Riveting… She lays her own mark upon the material, too, bringing a mordant wit to the characters’ bleak situations’ **** The Irish Times
‘Marina Carr makes Leo Tolstoy’s novel her own in this brilliant adaptation that squarely places the tragic love story at the centre of human experience… don’t miss it’ – The Irish Independent

MARY GORDON (National Concert Hall) 2016
An oratorio with Music by Brian Irvine and Neil Martin

HECUBA (RSC) 2015
Directed by Erica Whyman
‘A beautifully terrifying, almost uncannily elegant play’ **** The Independent
‘The violence lies in Carr’s language, shocking and extraordinarily vivid: we almost hear the buzzing of carrion flies, smell the stench of carnage.’ **** The Times
‘This is a play about persuasion and Carr has imbued the characters’ rhetoric with passion and a brisk immediacy’ **** The Evening Standard

BY THE BOG OF CATS (Abbey Theatre revival) 2015
Directed by Selina Cartmell

RIGOLETTO (Opera Theatre Company, Irish National Tour) 2015
New contemporary translation of Verdi’s opera
Directed by Selina Cartmell

16 POSSIBLE GLIMPSES (The Abbey Theatre) 2011
Directed by Wayne Jordan

PHAEDRA BACKWARDS (McCarter Theatre, Princeton) 2011
Directed by Emily Mann

THE GIANT BLUE HAND (Ark Theatre Commission) 2010
Directed by Selina Cartmell

IMPOSSIBLE THINGS BEFORE BREAKFAST: QUARTET (Traverse) 2010
Directed by Vicky Featherstone

MARBLE (Abbey Theatre) 2009
Directed by Jeremy Herrin

THE CORDELIA DREAM (RSC at Wilton’s Music Hall) 2008
Directed by Selina Cartmell

WOMAN AND SCARECROW (Royal Court Theatre) 2006
Directed by Ramin Gray
Starring Fiona Shaw and Brid Brennan
Revival at the Abbey Theatre 2007

BY THE BOG OF CATS (Wyndham’s Theatre) 2004
Directed by Dominic Cooke
Starring Holly Hunter
Transferred from the Abbey Theatre 1998

ARIEL (Abbey Theatre, Dublin) 2002
Directed by Conal Morrison

ON RAFTERY’S HILL (Town Hall Theatre Galway; Royal Court Theatre Downstairs; Kennedy Center Washington DC) 2000
Commission from the Druid Theatre Company
Directed by Garry Hynes

BY THE BOG OF CATS
1998
Commission from the Abbey Theatre
Directed by Patrick Mason

PORTIA COUGHLAN

Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1996
Royal Court Theatre 1996
Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Award
The Actor’s Free Studio, New York 1998

THE MAI
Peacock Theatre, Dublin 1994
Winner of Best New Irish Play at Dublin Theatre Festival 1994
Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1995
McCarter Theatre, Princeton 1996
Tricycle Theatre, London 1997

LOW IN THE DARK
Projects Arts Centre, Dublin 1989

ULLALOO
Rehearsed reading 1989
Dublin Theatre Festival 1989
Abbey Theatre, Dublin 1991

 

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