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Donohue, Darren

Darren Donohue


Darren is a multi-award-winning Irish playwright and poet.  His plays have been produced in Dublin, London, Edinburgh, Barcelona, Milan, Prague, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York.

Darren's plays and readings for the Abbey Theatre include ‘Home Game’, ‘The Barkhausen Effect’ and ‘Home-from-Home’. Other plays include ‘Dayshift’ (Tramedautore Theatre Festival – Milan, Festival on the Crisis PIIGS - Barcelona), ‘Voices in the Rubble’ (Rapid Lemon Productions, Baltimore), ‘Tuesday Evening (following the news)’ (Fishamble), ‘A Bucket Full of Fire’ (Sheer Tantrum/Pandora), ‘The Bird Trap’ (Three Streets Theatre Company), ‘Keep the Home Fires Burning’ (Comedians Theatre Company) ‘Revelations’, ‘Propelled Upright’ (Dublin Fringe Festival) ‘Waitin 4 Johno’ (Crooked House), ‘Bedlam’ (Dublin Theatre Festival), and ‘Dual Cats with One Crayfish’ (Irish Repertory Theatre, NYC).

Darren won the Bread and Roses Playwriting Award, 2019 and the Radius Playwriting Competition, 2020 in association with Finborough Theatre.  He was awarded the Dennis O’Driscoll Literary Award, 2020.

Darren is currently developing new plays with Asylum Theatre Company and Druid Theatre Company. His plays are published by the Irish Theatre Institute, Stagescripts UK and New Island Drama. 

Darren’s poetry was nominated for a Hennessy Literary Award in 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2020.

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