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Michael Collins

MICHAEL COLLINS

  

Nationality:    Irish
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Michael Collins's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Michael Collins's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Bowing And Scraping         Hackney Office, The         It's A Cultural Thing, Or Is It?         Mobile         She Was Wearing. . .         Tadhg Stray Wandered In         Worlds Apart, Same Difference



Bowing And Scraping

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1st Produced:
rehearsed reading by Fishamble Theatre Company    1998

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Hackney Office, The

Synopsis:
Christy Quinn and his young business partner, Jude Caffrey, run a dubious hackney service that never seems to have any cars available. Danny McQuaid might be the owner of seven taxi plates which are not currently in use. McQuaid is in need of help from his old pal, Christy, to get him out of a bit of difficulty in whatever his current business may be. Deviousness, criminality and incompetence become increasingly entangled as the three try to do business without telling the other two exactly what it is they do. Danny is feeling increasingly taunted by Jude's references to young Tracey, who might be Jude's girlfriend, or Danny's daughter, or neither or both. and why, or how, is Christy separated from his badminton-playing wife Catherine? and just who or what is 'the Duke', and why are the gardai busy in their cars tonight?

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Genre:
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Male:  3            Female:  -            Other:  -

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It's A Cultural Thing, Or Is It?

Synopsis:
It's a Cultural Thing, or is it? offers a fast-paced sequence of stories that are a microcosm of the history of the Traveller Community over the past 40 years. It chronicles Michael's personal journey from living in a barrel-top wagon as a child on the road with his family, to their move to Dublin and the end of the traditional way of life. along the way, he must convince his daughter to stay in school-an unconventional point of view for Travellers long resistant to assimilation. Mobile is a courageous one-man play that explores the contentious issue of feuding between Traveller families from the inside out. Based on material generated from workshops, the play seeks to shed light on a subject that continues to be a source of puzzlement and dismay to settled people
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1st Produced:
New Perspectives Theatre, 456 West 37th St, NY    2008

Organisations:
New Perspectives Theatre Company

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Genre:
One act

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Mobile

Synopsis:
Mobile skillfully examines the emotional and physical trauma of the conflicts faced by the main character, Peter, when he is required to fight his cousin and best friend, Paul, for the sake of family pride.
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1st Produced:
New Perspectives Theatre, 456 West 37th St, NY    2008

Organisations:
New Perspectives Theatre Company

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Music:
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Genre:
One act

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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She Was Wearing. . .

Synopsis:
different items of clothing inspire different interconnecting monologues

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a series of short, interconnecting monologues specially commissioned in response to Amnesty International's Stop Violence Against Women Campaign written by Sebastian Barry, Maeve Binchy, Dermot Bolger, Michael Collins, StElla Feehily, Rosalind Haslett, Roisin Ingle, Marian Keyes And Gavin Kostick.

1st Produced:
Smock Alley Theatre & Studio (formerly known as SS Michael & John's Church and Buildings)    05 Mar 2005

Organisations:
fishamble

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Genre:
Play One act

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  1 performer

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Tadhg Stray Wandered In

Synopsis:
Tadhg doesn't like when people laugh at him. He sometimes has a terrible temper. and he never knows when to leave a party. Tadhg Stray is about an impulsive young man trying to find love on the streets of Navan and Paris.

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fishamble

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Genre:
Play/Drama

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Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Worlds Apart, Same Difference

Synopsis:
the clash of two cultures - an Irish Traveller and a Nigerian man - both bound by the ethic of their communities.

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1st Produced:
Project Arts Centre, Dublin    24 May 2010

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Genre:
Drama

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