AN IRISH HEART by Vivian C Lermond

£5.00

Expect a comedic romp through superstitions, culture clashes, winsome ways and wily wit. An Irish Heart features a collection of one act plays that comprise a full length evening of fun, designed to celebrate the lilt of Irish laughter echoing from the glens of the homeland to America’s shores.

 

Crowley’s Corner: 4M. 1F. When his rental car breaks down and he is stuck in desolate Dingle, one uptight Yank finds himself on an uncharted course that leads to self-discovery. (30 MINUTES)

 

 

Literally Speaking: 2F. 1M. Two mid-life Irish tourists take on Los Angeles to discover a cultural divide, an unexpected language barrier, and a challenge to change a land-locked Limerick mindset. (10 MINUTES)

 

 

Banshee Bungle: 2F. 1M. Two Celtic creatures on their way to “a job” get side-tracked on their mission, much to the good fortune of one foolish man. (10 MINUTES)

 

 

The Scanlon Road: 2M. Take a Type A American tourist and a Type B Irish local, a linguistic challenge and bad directions, then stay tuned for a finale that promises a fun twist to the tale. (5 MINUTES)

 

 

Romancin’Mary McBride: 3F. 1M. A senior immigrant widow, hell bent on a second chance at romance, defies the early 20th century culture divide, and schemes her way to making her dream come true. (40 MINUTES)

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CHARACTERS

There are 17 characters across the 5 plays – Twenty-something through seasoned veterans of life. Multiple roles casting optional.

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

All of the plays in the anthology have a production history. Romancin’ Mary McBride was the 2017 recipient of a literary award in the Helen Jean International Playwriting Competition.

 

RUNNING TIME

In total the plays run approximately 95 minutes without interval.

 

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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