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LUURRVV! By David Scott
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LUURRVV! is a farcical stage play about love, sex and modern relationships. The play follows several relationships as they disintegrate under the spell of a modern-day witch.
Grooming Veronica By David Scott
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A stage play in two acts. The beloved leader of a nation, Harry Hellman, is unwell. Veronica, the younger of his two daughters works as an anonymous checkout assistant in a supermarket, shielding... More > herself from the political intrigues she so despised growing up, although she must still tolerate the stalking strangers wanting to "know what she knows". When Harry slips into an incapacitated state, his advisors approach Veronica in order to groom her to replace him. Unwilling and uncertain, Veronica must dig into the memories of her childhood to discover the truth and the toxic corruption at the core of her family. Grooming Veronica is a dark comedy about politics, family and the secrets and lies inherent in both. www.davidscott.ie< Less
The Ending By David Scott
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A stage play in two acts. It is the end of days, Dublin City. On the Liffey wharf, a rag-tag collection of survivors hatch a plan to escape the encroaching winter. With food and fuel in short supply... More > and drugs and booze to keep them warm, they must find a boat and sail away, or surely perish. First written and performed by Company D Theatre in 2008, The Ending is a blistering and satirical commentary on the early days of the desperate economic recession gripping Ireland at the time. www.davidscott.ie< Less
The Celtic Spider By David Scott
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A stage play in three acts. It is the height of the "Celtic Tiger" boom in Ireland and Jean and his father work as painters, busily painting the many new houses springing up as the housing... More > industry explodes. However beneath this seemingly perfect world is a dark underbelly of corruption and incest. Jean's shady uncle, living in his attic laboratory, has genetically developed Ireland's first poisonous spider, a deadly creature that is evolving hourly. As Ireland's mythical and cultural past retreats from this toxic world, Jean is bitten by the spider and his ever-distracted and disillusioned father plots the last supper. The Celtic Spider is a surreal and nightmarish examination of the rot that exists beneath economic boom and controversially criticises an Ireland that is losing its soul. Written and performed in 2007, The Celtic Spider, at times deeply profound and farcically humorous, prophesied the doom of the coming years of total economic and spiritual collapse.< Less
A Play By David Scott
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A Play follows Richard, a struggling playwright, as he tries to churn out his next play after recently writing a successful piece about the death of his brother. However it's all easier said than... More > done. His much older girlfriend Genevieve, a successful actress, is fearing the end of her career and his housemate Olivier, a young up and coming actress clashes with Genevieve viciously. As Richard's frustration builds and the actors in his imagination pressure him to come up with something, another of his housemates, Polly, has a surprise in store. With strong references to Chekhov's The Seagull and Beckett's Waiting for Godot, A Play features a large cast of both real and imagined characters and examines the borders between life and art. www.davidscott.ie< Less
The Repeated Bombing of Philip Boucher-Hayes By David Scott
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In 2005 Israel invaded Lebanon after rebels randomly fired missiles into Israeli territory. The response from Israel was to flatten everything until the rebels responsible were obliterated. The Irish... More > journalist, Philip Boucher-Hayes covered the story and reported back to RTE Radio One. The Repeated Bombing of Philip Boucher-Hayes combines this outrageous situation with Shakespeare's Macbeth to create a satirical farce, an unrelenting commentary on the idiocy of war. Described by one member of the audience as "profoundly ridiculous and ridiculously profound", The Repeated Bombing of Philip Boucher-Hayes features a large cast of whacky characters set in the war zone of the Lebanon.< Less
in nineteen sixteen By David Scott
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1916 was an extraordinary year. “in nineteen sixteen” is a stage play that charts the stories of the trials and executions of Roger Casement and Mary the elephant in the year 1916. As... More > Roger is arrested and imprisoned in the Tower of London, his terrified mind envisions the presence of Mary, a gigantic African circus elephant accused of murdering her handler in Erwin Tennessee. As Roger and his defense comb the law for loopholes out of his High Treason charge for attempting to smuggle arms from Germany to assist in The Rising and the taking of the GPO in Dublin, Mary is defended in a fictional trial. “in nineteen sixteen” examines notions of colonialism, justice and oppression within an abstract and tragicomic theatrical frame.< Less
12 By David Scott
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Colin's wife and the mother of his new baby has died. Colin's entire life has been thrown into upheaval as he readjusts to his new life of single-parenting a baby. "12" is a stage play in... More > three acts, set over the course of a single night as Colin dreams through a fitful sleep as his baby wakes for feeding throughout. In his dream, many strange characters visit him in a mysterious place, Number 12. Surreal and psychological, "12" explores the nature of dreaming and the potential for dreams to re-order personality and shape the future.< Less
Jesus Caesar By David Scott
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Jesus Caesar is a stage play inspired by the book of the same name by Petra Cadman. Augustus Caesar took many orphans into his house, but none he favoured more than Jesus, his own illegitimate son,... More > born into the world by Mary, a member of the house of the Vestal Virgins. On the death and deification of Augustus, the cruel Tiberius is enthroned as the new Emperor. In order to save the Empire, Germanicus, Vespasian, Claudius and Galba seek out the exiled Jesus in the provinces and find a lost Caesar, trained by the Magi and gifted with science and healing. In twelve concise scenes, Jesus Caesar follows the rise and fall of Jesus, the lost son of Augustus.< Less
New York Sauna By David Scott
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A stage play in two acts. In the sauna in a leisure centre in a small town in Ireland, locals come to relax and warm up. Paul, a New York writer, arrives to begin his new book about mental health.... More > As he comes to know the locals, he begins to realise that the sauna is the place to come to find the material he needs for his book. Humorous and moving, New York Sauna is a stage play that examines depression, gender and body image in the real world of modern, multicultural Ireland.< Less

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