Conor McPherson biography
At Writers Theatre: The Dance of Death, Port Authority
Conor McPherson (Playwright) was born in Dublin in 1971. Plays include: Rum & Vodka (Fly-by-Night Theatre Co. Dublin), The Good Thief (Dublin Theatre Festival, Stewart Parker Award), The Weir (Royal Court, Duke of York's West End, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York; Laurence Olivier, Evening Standard, Critics' Circle, George Devine Awards), Dublin Carol (Royal Court & Atlantic Theater, New York), Port Authority (Ambassadors Theatre West End, Gate Theatre Theater, Dublin & Atlantic Theater, New York), Shining City (Royal Court, Gate Theatre, Dublin & Manhattan Theatre Club New York; Tony Award nomination Best Play), The Seafarer (National Theatre, Abbey Theatre Dublin, Booth Theatre New York; Laurence Olivier, Evening Standard, Tony Award nominations Best Play), The Veil (National Theatre) and The Night Alive (Donmar Warehouse). Theatre adaptations include Daphne du Maurier's The Birds (Gate Theatre, Dublin & Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis) and August Strindberg's The Dance of Death (Donmar at Trafalgar Studios).
[Bio as of September 2013}