FIGHT BACK FESTIVAL 2020
Presented by The New Theatre and TakeYourSeats.ie
Under Dublin lock-down, a man discovers the greatest
invention in all of human history. Calling his friend with
the exciting news, he begins to realise that there may be
more complications to curing Coronavirus than he has
imagined. The next decision he makes will have far-reaching
consequences for the entire world.
Cast and Creatives
Written by David Halpin
Performed by Jed Murray
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Halpin is a writer from Carlow, Ireland. His fiction has appeared in various magazines and anthologies.
David’s folklore research and photography can be found over on his popular Circle Stories webpage.
David is also a regular contributor and book reviewer at various Fortean and occult websites.
His play, A SEASON OF ARRIVAL, was chosen to be part of The New Theatre’s New Writing Week in 2019.
ABOUT THE ACTOR
Jed Murray is a writer, director, actor and drama facilitator from Dublin City centre. Over the past fifteen years he has worked with a variety of groups from diverse backgrounds to develop pieces of theatre and film. He specialises in working with people who have no experience with drama, typically coming from challenging experiences, eg; long term addiction/unemployment, homelessness or marginalised communities. As a performer he has been very fortunate, working with some very talented people on some fantastic projects such as ‘The Boys of Foley St’ (Anu). ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘ Quantico’, ’Love Hate’ and “Extra Ordinary”. He is a member of the theatre company ‘The Corps Ensemble.’ When not working he can be found chopping logs or kayaking on the canal in Phibsboro!
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