Conor McPherson
 
 

Conor McPherson

Playwright Conor McPherson’s numerous awards include a Stewart Parker award, a Meyer Whitworth award and a George Devine Award (both for St Nicholas, 1997), an Olivier Award for Best Play, the Evening Standard award and the Critics’ Circle Award (all for The Weir, 1999). Shining City was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play in 2006; The Seafarer was nominated for a Tony, Olivier and Evening Standard Award for Best Play (2007-8); and the Night Alive was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Play and won the New York Drama Critic’s Circle Award for Best Play (2014). For his film I Went Down, he won the best screenplay award, best new director award and a jury prize at the San Sebastian film festival. His plays have been produced on the West End and Broadway.