Playwright-in-Residence announcement

12 September 2014

On Tuesday 9 September, the Lyric held an informal reception to announce the new Playwright-in-Residence for 2014/15.

Acclaimed Belfast playwright Owen McCafferty has accepted the position. The Lyric looks forward to working with him and co-producing his new play Death of a Comedian in the new year. McCafferty has a string of celebrated plays to his name including Quietly, Shoot the Crow, Mojo Mickybo and Scenes from the Big Picture.
Owen McCafferty outside the LyricJimmy Fay, Owen McCafferty and Patrick O'KaneOwen McCafferty and Patrick O'KanePaula McCafferty with her father Owen
Writers Glenn Patterson and Jimmy McAleavey with Paula McCaffertyTerry Winnington, Ruth Hagan and Jimmy FayPatrick McLaughlin, NI Opera, writers Tim Loane and Rosemary JenkinsonOwen McCafferty
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