Tom Murphy

Date of Death: October 06, 2007

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[West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory West End Transfer, 2016
Performer (Swing)

[West End]
West End Revival Production, 2015
Performer (Swing)

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Once Off Production Present Clare Monnelly And Bob Kelly's Play, THE HARE On Tour This February & March

Once Off Productions presents 'The Hare' by Clare Monnelly and Bob Kelly. This one-woman play with live music explores isolation and the struggle to fit in rural Ireland. Touring to 10 venues across Ireland from February to March 2024.

Conversations On A Playwright to Explore The Work Of Tom Murphy

Conversations on a Playwright: Learn and explore the work of Tom Murphy, one of Ireland's most significant playwrights, in this series of acting masterclasses and discussions.

SUPER-BOGGER Will Tour Ireland

Livin' Dred Theatre presents the World Premiere of Super-Bogger by award-winning writer Clare Monnelly. Presented in association with Droichead Arts Centre, this one-man whirlwind performance, stars award-winning actor Aaron Monaghan, in the hilarious origin-story of Ireland's first superhero, looking into the fragmented mind of a modern parent. Learn more about the tour here!

Brendan Coyle, Jolly Abraham & More to Star in THE WEIR at the Abbey Theatre

Rehearsals have begun for a major new production of Conor McPherson’s acclaimed 1997 play, The Weir. Directed by Abbey Theatre Artistic Director, Caitríona McLaughlin, this production will be staged at the Abbey theatre this winter.

Emelin Theatre Celebrates 50 Years Of Great Entertainment On The Sound Shore

The Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts is celebrating its 50th anniversary year with a Gala on November 3 featuring Broadway Star Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton, In The Heights, Wicked).

Tom Murphy's A WHISTLE IN THE DARK Will Return to the Abbey Theatre in October

One of Ireland's greatest playwrights, Tom Murphy's A Whistle in the Dark will be staged on the Peacock stage this Autumn as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. A powerful portrayal of tribal violence and the devastation it brings in its wake, it remains Murphy's best known and most performed play to this day. 

Autumn Productions Announced At The Abbey Theatre

Ireland owes a great debt to Edna O'Brien and Tom Murphy.  These two exceptional Irish writers have led the way in bringing the untold, unexamined stories of Ireland to the world, with a vital influence on the generation that followed. Two extraordinary new productions of their work will be seen at the Abbey Theatre this Autumn, as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Photo: First Look at Marie Mullen as Mrs. Paroo in THE MUSIC MAN

The hugely anticipated Broadway revival of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man has just released the first production image of Tony Award winner Marie Mullen in character as Mrs. Paroo, featuring costume design by four-time Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto and Hair, Wig, and Makeup Design by Luc Verschueren for Campbell Young and Associates.

Meet the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!

Blood In The Alley Presents Samuel Beckett's KRAPP'S LAST TAPE at The Everyman

Blood in the Alley will present Samuel Beckett's iconic play Krapp's Last Tape. Beckett's play is the first Irish written one man production. It is Krapp's sixty ninth birthday and having celebrated at the local wine house he listens to a tape recording of his 39-year-old self.

The Emelin Announces Rise & Shine Virtual Celebration

The one hour virtual event will be hosted by legendary WFUV and SiriusXM radio DJ Dennis Elsas, and features exclusive performances by a diverse roster of world-class artists who have previously graced the Emelin stage including David Broza, Amy Helm, Flor de Toloache, Ballet Hispánico, Jake Shimabukuro and David Bromberg. 

Corrib Theatre Presents PRETTY PROUD BOY

A mother and her son at a crossroads—what do we do when those closest to us become violent strangers? Pretty Proud Boy explores the pressing and timely issues of the far right, the threat of COVID-19, the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement, and how these global events have affected Irish Travellers, an indigenous ethnic minority in Ireland.

Photo Flash: First Look at Druid's THE CHERRY ORCHARD Available Free to Stream on Demand

Druid has announced that audiences around the world can access a free stream of its 2020 production of The Cherry Orchard. The production forms part of Culture Ireland's SEODA festival showcasing Irish arts, which takes place online during this year's St Patrick's Day celebrations.

Druid's THE CHERRY ORCHARD Available Free to Stream on Demand

The Cherry Orchard will premiere online at Friday 19 March at 8pm GMT and will be available to stream for 36 hours.

Gibson Reveals New 2021 Line-up And Virtual NAMM Experience

For the past 127 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. With instruments that inspire Gibson’s legendary artists and nurture new players across every generation and genre of music, Gibson has emerged as the legitimate industry leader by offering award-winning, relevant guitars and new ways for artists to connect and grow. Gibson is played by the best and brightest artists, across generations and genres and has emerged as the most relevant, most played, and most loved guitar brand around the world. 

Druid Will Return to Live Theatre With DRUIDGREGORY

Druid returns to live theatre in the magic fields, woods and gardens of Coole Park in a tribute to, and an animation of, the life and works of Galwaya??s Augusta Lady Gregory.

BWW Interview: Seán McGinley Talks Irish Rep's World Premiere Digital Play THE GIFTS YOU GAVE TO THE DARK

Irish Repertory Theatre is currently presenting the world premiere of Darren Murphy's short play The Gifts You Gave to the Dark, written specifically for digital media in reaction to the COVID-19 health crisis.

BWW Review: The last apple falls in THE CHERRY ORCHARD

It's a time of seismic change as the old order is crumbling and new values are being forged in an uncertain, fledgling society.

Gibson Reveals Product Line-Up Ahead Of NAMM 2020; Launches New Acoustic Custom Shop And Collections

For the past 126 years, Gibson has been synonymous with creating and shaping sound. The new Gibson era celebrates the iconic models of the Gibson Golden Era while leaning into the future with instruments that nurture new players across generations, genders, and genres of music. In 2019, Gibson emerged as the legitimate leader again by offering new, relevant and award-winning guitars.

Photo Flash: GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES At Union Theatre

At the Union Theatre, Abigayle Honeywill stars as Lorelei and Eleanor Lakin as Dorothy, with Freddie King, George Lennan and Aaron Bannister-Davies as would-be suitors as well as Maria Mosquera, Tom Murphy, Virge Gilchrist, Ashlee Young, Arran Bell, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Florence Beaumont, Jasmine Davis, Jo Bird, Lewis Rimmer, Liam Dean, Patrick Cook and Stephen Loriot.


Tom Murphy has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Tom Murphy has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Tom Murphy's first West End show was Gypsy which opened in 2015

Tom Murphy has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Best Featured Actor - Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards, also for his performance in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane".

Tom Murphy has won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in "The Beauty Queen of Leenane".

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