Conor McPherson is an Irish playwright, screenwriter and director of stage and film. In recognition of his contribution to world theatre, McPherson was awarded a doctorate of Literature, Honoris Causa, in June 2013 by the University College Dublin.

Conor McPherson's 'The Weir' is a play set in rural Ireland, combining tales of the supernatural with closely observed dramatic naturalism. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs at the Ambassadors Theatre on West Street, London, on 4 July 1997. Dec 30, 2015 · valerie's monologue from the weir On 28th December I decided to read the monologue hand out that Olga gave me which is from the play called 'The Weir' by Connor McPherson in 1977. It was first produced at the Royal Court theatre upstairs in London on the 4th July 1997. Click to read more about The Weir by Conor McPherson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Book Critique: “Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal” by Conor Grennan "Aimme Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America" by Sutton Matthew Role of cowboys in the book; The solace of open spaces by Gretel Ehrlich Summary of "Abraham Lincoln" and "The Second American Revolution" by Jun 15, 2015 · This is the realm of the great Irish playwright Conor McPherson, a masterful writer whose terrifyingly beautiful works like "The Weir," "Shining City" and "The Seafarer" have ignited theater

Multiple productions and the international successes of plays like The Weir have led to Conor McPherson being regarded by many as one of the finest writers of his generation. McPherson has also been hugely prolific as a theatre director, as a screenwriter and film director, garnering many awards in these different roles.

May 03, 2011 · The Weir was written by Conor McPherson in 1997, and was first performed at The Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in London on July 4, 1997. It was also performed on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre from April 1 through November 28, 1999.

Jan 17, 2013 · As in so much of the work of Irish playwright Conor McPherson (The Weir, Shining City), this quiet gambit leads us into a story of fascinating complication — and, even more seductively into the conflicted mind of the storyteller himself. Something has gone bad with a hit job, and our man, a denizen of the Dublin underground, is no longer

Jun 23, 2016 · Playwright Conor McPherson on why The Weir is still special after 20 years Pat Ryan, Janet Moran and Garett Keogh in The Weir by Conor McPherson. Picture: Darragh Kane The Weir: Plot Summary The play opens in a rural Irish pub with Brendan, the publican and Jack, a car mechanic and garage owner. These two begin to discuss their respective days and are soon joined by Jim. The three then discuss Valerie, a pretty young woman from Dublin who has just rented an old house in the area.