Stage Director

Conall Morrison

Selected credits

  • Haughey | GregoryFishamble: The New Play Company
  • Woyzeck in WInterLandmark Productions/Barbican
  • The Old TuneSamuel Beckett Festival 2018
  • Donegal by Frank McGuinessThe Abbey Theatre, Dublin/ World Premiere
  • The Man Who Cared Too MuchProject Arts Centre
  • ArielThe Abbey Theatre, Dublin

About

Conall Morrison is a highly respected director and writer based in Dublin. He directs for both stage and screen.

He recently collaborated with writer Colin Murphy on the play Haughey | Gregorywhich premiered to a sold out tour, and returned in 2019 for a national run.  The adaptation of Woyzeck in Winter was a fusion of two masterpieces: Büchner’s Wozyeck and Schubert’s Die Winterreise.  It was co-produced by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival opening in Ireland and later transferring to the Barbican, London where it received 4* reviews. As a director, he has worked extensively in Ireland for companies such as the Abbey Theatre, Storytellers Theatre Company and Bickerstaffe Theatre Company, Kilkenny.  In the UK he has directed at the Royal National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company and Lyric Theatre Belfast.

Featured work

Haughey | Gregory

Fishamble: The New Play Company
Written by Colin Murphy
Costume Design: by Joan O’Clery
Sound: Ivan Birthistle & Vincent Doherty
Dramaturg: Gavin Kostick

Following a sold out tour of Haughey | Gregory in 2018 to the Abbey Theatre, Mountjoy Prison, Dáil Éireann and Croke Park, Fishamble toured the production nationally in 2019.

‘Extremely entertaining… wonderful… smashing ensemble… a rare political delight.’ ★★★★​★ Mail on Sunday

Woyzeck in Winter

Lyrics by Stephen Clark, after Müller.
Musical Director/Pianist: Conor Linehan
Set Design: Jamie Vartan
Costume Design: Joan O'Clery
Lighting Design: Ben Ormerod
Choreographer: Liz Roche

“Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck is a play that has fascinated many …. I have seen a number of powerful productions, but none that has married that power to a sense of coherence. Until now…” ★★★★ The Financial Times 

‘Triumphant ……..brilliantly unites two works that are masterpieces in their own right’ ★★★★ Guardian 

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