St. Nicholas (2018-19)

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A cynical and jaded theatre critic in his late fifties falls for a beautiful young actress. In pursuing her, he meets a group of modern-day vampires who offer him eternal life, while his part of the bargain is to feed their bloodlust.

  • Written while McPherson was attached to the Bush Theatre, London, under the Pearson Television Theatre Writers’ Scheme.
  • First performed at the Bush Theatre on 19 February 1997.
The Critic
Conor McPhearson
Simon Evans
Donmar Warehouse, London; Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin (Dublin Theatre Festival); Goodman Theatre, Chicago
Completed play. Performed at the Donmar Warehouse in September 2018, the Dublin Theatre Festival in October 2018, and Chicago’s Goodman Theater in January 2019.