“I thought a lot about love. About how it can happen out of the blue, about how it can change everything when it does. How it can give direction when you feel lost.”, writes Irish playwright, John O’Donovan, about his first full-length play, ‘IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU’. It is set in Ennis, County Clare, where he spent much of his childhood.
IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU is an Australian premier, presented by Green Door Theatre Company in association with KXT bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company.
On a night of drug-fuelled robbery, two young men find themselves hiding out on a rooftop in small town Ireland. As they wait out the police guard, a quiet tragedy unfolds of those left behind by a nation’s jagged progress. They’re also in love. Mikey & Casey both carry the scars of their separate but similarly troubled backgrounds in this complicated play of ideas, a caustic character piece exploring love, identity and illegal substances.Continue reading IF WE GOT SOME MORE COCAINE I COULD SHOW YOU HOW I LOVE YOU – GIVEAWAY→
STUPID FUCKING BIRD was written by Aaron Posner, an American playwright with a penchant for re-imagining classics like Twain and Chekhov. It was first produced in 2013 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington.
So far, so good. Makes sense, yeah?
Now… it is based on, and has a dissonance of characters from, THE SEAGULL.