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Conor Mitchell

CONOR MITCHELL

  

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    The Agency (London) Ltd  

Conor Mitchell's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        Dark Tower, The         Dummy Tree, The         Have A Nice Life         Mathilde - A Chamber Musical in One Act         Merry Christmas Betty Ford         Missing Mel         Ten Plagues


Dark Tower, The

Synopsis:
Roland must get to the Dark Tower and fulfil his destiny by killing a monster

Notes:
Music, lyrics and book by Conor Mitchell. Based on the poem "Childe Rolande To The Dark Tower Came" by Robert Browning

1st Produced:
Riverside Studios, London     2013

Organisations:
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1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Dummy Tree, The

Dummy Tree, The
An adopted 17 year old flees from his impending wedding ceremony to a tree festooned with dummies, cigarette packs and bottles of gin, a place where people have forced themselves to let go. As he agonises over his future, a young woman beside him also struggles to make a decision. We realise that she is his birth mother, seen by us but not heard.
- Sarah hemming, Financial Times

Notes:
part of local heats of the National theatre's New Connections festival of new, short plays performed by schools And youth groups

1st Produced:

Organisations:
St Monica's RC High School

1st Published:
in New Connections 2009, Faber and Faber, London and National theatre   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Short musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Have A Nice Life

Synopsis:
This sharp-witted, therapeutic musical from Philadelphia follows seven eccentric characters during their weekly group therapy session.

Notes:
Book by Matthew Hurt with Conor Mitchell And Music And Lyrics by Conor Mitchell

1st Produced:
Musical Theatre Festival, NY     2006

Organisations:
New World Stages

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Mathilde - A Chamber Musical in One Act

Synopsis:
these four performances will be created in Edinburgh by the New York Musical Festival award-winning Belfast composer with a company of performers chosen and rehearsed from this year's Festival. Based on the original work commissioned by LAMDA, Mathilde takes its inspiration from Guy de Maupassant's charming fable, 'La Parure' (the Necklace). 'It is true that Conor Mitchell is Sondheim's heir apparent' (theatreaddict USA).

Notes:
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1st Produced:

Organisations:
Chris Grady.org and Conor Mitchell

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Merry Christmas Betty Ford

Synopsis:
Christmas Eve and robbers get trapped in a run down off licence

Notes:
Music, lyrics and book by Conor Mitchell

1st Produced:
Lyric Theatre, Belfast     13 Dec 2005

Organisations:
-

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  2            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Missing Mel

Synopsis:
School term's started. Mel's missing. Where is she? Is arch-enemy Cat involved? A cracking score and book from Conor Mitchell and Kath Burlinson. YMT: UK return to Edinburgh following 2005's acclaimed 'Goblin Market' and 2007's award-winning 'Force 9'.

Notes:
score And book from Conor Mitchell And Kath Burlinson

1st Produced:

Organisations:
Youth Music Theatre: UK

1st Published:
-   

Music:
-

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Genre:
Musical

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Ten Plagues

Ten Plagues
London is infected. the dead fall in the streets. As the plague pits fill, the people of London struggle to maintain a society in the face of overwhelming mortality. Based on eye-witness accounts from 1665 and drawing poetic parallels with modern epidemics, Ten Plagues relates one man's journey through a city in crisis. Told entirely through a series of songs, Ten Plagues explores humanity's struggle with sickness and death and celebrates our capacity for survival.

Notes:
libretto by Mark Ravenhill music by Conor Mitchell

1st Produced:

Organisations:
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1st Published:

Music:
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Genre:
song cycle

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  -            Other:  pianist

Further Reference:
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