Multiple award-winning Mark O’Halloran is one of Ireland’s most celebrated writers. Two play spanning 12 years of work come together in one published edition to coincide with the New York premiere in January 2023.
CONVERSATIONS AFTER SEX
You remind me of someone though. I mean you’re not like him. Not physically like him. Nowhere near. But there’s something there. Your voice or how you hold yourself. Your hands.
In a series of unexpected and unguarded conversations after anonymous sexual encounters, a woman discovered men with the same deep need to communicate and connect in the lonely, atomised city.
‘A portrayal of grief that is unforgettable in its rawness’ – The Guardian
“This is just this. It isn’t real. It’s money.”
In a guesthouse in Dublin’s north inner city, a vulnerable and confused young rent-boy sits with a middle-aged client. It’s not the first time they’ve met but today the older man has blood on his shirt. A lot has happened since they last met.
‘It closes around your heart like a fist’ – The Irish Times