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Christian O'Reilly

CHRISTIAN O'REILLY

  

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

Christian O'Reilly's one-act play, It Just Came Out, was presented by the Druid Theatre Company in Galway as part of its Debut series in 2001. the Good Father, his first full-length work, was directed by Druid's Artistic Director Garry Hynes for the 25th Gaiway Arts Festival in 2002 and toured throughout Ireland in 2003. the Good Father was joint winner of the 2002 Stewart Parker New Playwright Bursary. His two one-acters, Problem Solvers Anonymous and It Won't Be Great 14'lzen I'm hot Here, were staged by Tyger Theatre Company at the 2004 Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival and toured in 2005. He has written two plays for youth Theatre, Treble for Abbey Outreach and Teacher which was staged by Galway Youth Theatre at the 2005 Galway Arts Festival. His second full-length play, the Avenue, was presented at StJohn's Theatre, Listowel, in 2005. His screen credits include Inside I'm Dancing, a feature film based on his original story. It won the Audience Award for Best Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2004 and two Irish Film and Television Awards - Best Script and the AIB People's Choice Award for Best Irish Film.

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        Avenue, The         Chapatti         Good Father, The         Here We Are Again Still         Is This About Sex?         It Just Came Out         It Won't Be Great When I'm Not Here         Problem Solvers Anonymous         Sanctuary         Teacher         Treble



Avenue, The

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1st Produced:
St John's Theatre, Listowel    2005

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Chapatti

Chapatti
Romance is a distant memory for two lonely animal lovers living in Dublin. When forlorn Dan and his dog Chapatti cross paths with the amiable Betty and her nineteen cats, an unexpected spark begins a warm and gentle story about two people re-discovering the importance of human companionship.

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1st Produced:
Northlight Theatre, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, Skokie, IL    14 Mar 2014

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Northlight Theatre and Galway International Arts Festival

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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, London (2014)>>>
Dramatists Play Service, Inc. NY (2014)   978-1474217798

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90 min comedy drama

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Good Father, The

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A love story of how two people starting at the end try to reach a new beginning. Tim and Jane are from different sides of the class divide, but after a random meeting at a New Year's Eve party leads to an unexpected pregnancy, they attempt to form a relationship against all the odds.

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Here We Are Again Still

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Town Hall Theatre, Courthouse Square, Galway    23 Oct 2009

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Is This About Sex?

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Ireland's award-winning Rough Magic theatre Company present this modern comedy of sexual policy and emotional manners at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Dublin theatre Festival. When Daniel walks up to shop assistant Cathy and tells her he wants to buy a bra 'for himself' it's their first step in a passionate affair. Meanwhile, their respective partners, Kay and Paul, are having sex together during lunch. But if everyone is getting what they want, why is no-one happy? Kay's friend Angela thinks she has all the answers - but does she? Is this about Sex? is a modern relationship comedy about the serious matter of sex and what it means to be a man or a woman in a world that's just not as simple as it used to be. . .

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Rough Magic in association with the Pavilion, Dun Laoghaire

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It Just Came Out

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Druid Debut Series

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It Won't Be Great When I'm Not Here

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Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival    2004

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Tyger Theatre Company

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Problem Solvers Anonymous

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Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival    2004

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Tyger Theatre Company

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Sanctuary

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What is the cinema was the only sanctuary for your relationship? Commissioned by Blue Teapot this poignant, funny and bittersweet play opens the window into the lives and relationships of people with intellectual disabilities (ID) and the obstacles they must overcome to be together. An ordinary trip to the cinema and a welcome break from their training centre provides an opportunity for Larry and Sophie to steal away and be together at last. But now that theyre alone, what are they going to say and do?

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1st Produced:
Silkes, Munster Avenue, Galway, Dublin Fringe Festival    04 Oct 2012

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Blue Teapot Theatre Company

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Teacher

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1st Produced:
Galaway Arts Festival, Ireland    2005

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Galaway Youth Theatre

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Youth theatre Youth Audience

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Treble

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Abbey Outreach    -

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Youth theatre Youth Audience

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