Biography – Deirdre Kinahan 2020.
Deirdre is an award winning playwright and a member of Aosdána, Ireland’s elected body of outstanding artists. She is an Associate Artist with Meath County Council Arts Office. Her work is translated into many languages, published by Nick Hern Books and produced regularly in Ireland and on the International stage.
Most recent work:
Embargo (Fishamble 2020), Dear Ireland (Abbey Theatre 2020), The Bloodied Field (Abbey Theatre 2020), The Unmanageable Sisters (Abbey Theatre 2018/19), Rathmines Road (Fishamble 2018), Crossings (Pentabus UK 2018), Wild Notes (Solas Nua DC 2018), Renewed (Old Vic London), RISE (Old Vic London 2016), Wild Sky (Meath County Council & Ireland Commemoration Project 2016).
New Projects include:
Fallen (opera) – Meath County Council, Creative Ireland and Belfast Ensemble, Ettie (Musical) – Irish Arts Centre NYC, YES (full length play) Draiocht , Civil War Commemoration Play – Meath County Council, Two New Plays for Landmark Theatre Co.
Plays include: EMBARGO, RATHMINES ROAD, CROSSINGS, UNMANAGEABLE SISTERS, WILD SKY, SPINNING, HALCYON DAYS, BOGBOY, MOMENT, HUE & CRY.