"Dublin Theatre Festival 2018: Full programme of new, classic, Irish and international productions announced"

By StaffIndependentIE

...Conor McPherson’s chilling play St Nicholas receives its Irish premiere in an intimate new production by the Donmar Warehouse (UK) which sees Brendan Coyle return to the Irish stage for the first time since 2002, directed by Simon Evans.


Nicholas, The Critic

Conor McPhearson

Simon Evans


Donmar Warehouse, London; Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Donmar, 10 September 2018 - 5 October 2018; Dublin Theatre Festival, 9-14 October 2018

A cynical and jaded theatre critic in his late fifties falls for a beautiful young actress. In pursuing her, he meets a group of modern-day vampires who offer him eternal life, while his part of the bargain is to feed their bloodlust.

  • Written while McPherson was attached to the Bush Theatre, London, under the Pearson Television Theatre Writers’ Scheme.

  • First performed at the Bush Theatre on 19 February 1997.