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Ronan Noone

lecturer in theatre

Playwriting I

Ronan Noone is a graduate of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre at Boston University. 

His plays, The Lepers of Baile Baiste, The Blowin of Baile Gall, The Gigolo of Baile BreagBrendan, Little Black Dress, and The Compass Rose, have played in theaters across the United States.

His play The Atheist played at the Huntington Theatre Company and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. It was also co-produced by The Culture Project and Ted Mann’s Circle in the Square productions in New York, and received both Drama Desk and Drama League Acting nominations. Other recent international productions have taken place in Edinburgh, London, and the Philippines. 

Awards include Jeff recommendations in Chicago, Ovation Recommendations in Los Angeles, Critics Award in Austin, Texas, American Critics Steinberg New Play Award nomination,  three separate Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) for Best New Play, the Boston Theatre Critics Association's Elliot Norton Outstanding Script Award, and a Kennedy Center National Playwriting Award. 

His essay on theatre, "Being Afraid to Breathe” is published by the Princeton University Library Chronicle LXVIII.  Noone has also developed work for television with Pretty Matches Productions and the reality TV-based production company High Noon Entertainment. His 2014, Live Action Short The Accident has played the Boston International Film Festival and the Montclair Film Festival. 

His play Scenes from an Adultery will have its World Premiere at New Repertory Theatre, Boston in May/June of 2015 and his play The Second Girl, directed by Campbell Scott, will have its World Premiere at Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company, where he is a playwriting fellow, in January 2015.

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