Writer

Dylan Coburn Gray

Selected credits

  • CitysongVerity Bargate Award / Soho Theatre
  • BlackcatfishmuskateerMalaprop / Edinburgh Fringe / Camden Peoples' Theatre
  • Everything Not SavedMalaprop / Edinburgh Fringe
  • Boys and GirlsFishamble New Writing Award

About

Dylan Coburn Gray is a writer, theatre-maker and spoken word artist based in Dublin. Citysong won the Verity Bargate Award and will premiere at Soho Theatre, London in 2019. He is currently under commission by Fishamble and will be attached to the New Works Department of the National Theatre Studio in London in 2019.

His play Boys and Girls won the Fishamble Best New Writing Award, was nominated for the Stewart Parker Trust Award and the Best Theatre Script Award at the Irish Writers’ Guild Awards (Zebbies).  Blackcatfishmuskateer was nominated as Best New Play at Dublin Fringe in 2016 and played at Camden People’s Theatre in 2018. He is a founder member of contemporary Irish theatre company Malaprop with whom he has devised several pieces including Everything Not Saved which received 4* and 5* reviews at Edinburgh Festival 2018.

Featured work

Blackcatfishmuskateer

Written by Dylan Coburn Gray
Directed by Claire O’Reilly
Design by Molly O’Cathain
Lighting Design by John Gunning
Produced by Breffni Holahan and Carla Rogers
Performed by Aoife Spratt, Catherine Russell, and Ste Murray

BEST NEW PLAY NOMINEE AT DUBLIN FRINGE 2016

THE STAGE: EDITOR’S PICK, EDFRINGE 2017

BlackCatfishMusketeer is a low-tech show about high-tech things that asks “What does the internet feel like?”

Everything Not Saved

Malaprop Theatre Company
Devised by the company with Dylan Coburn Gray
Directed by Claire O’Reilly
Design by Molly O’Cathain
Lighting Design by John Gunning
Sound Design by Brian Fallon
Produced by Carla Rogers
Cast: Peter Corboy, Breffni Holahan, Maeve O’Mahony

WINNER OF THE GEORGANNE ALDRICH HELLER AWARD, DUBLIN FRINGE 2017

Intricate, layered theatre-essay on the relationship between memory and history
4* The Stage

Under the intellectual knots of ethics and philosophy, the company’s trademark wit remains, and there is a current of absurdity running through each scene.’
4**** The Guardian

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