Saturday, 5 November 2016
Papa's Got a Brand New Play
A quick apology to Declan Burke for stealing his blog title style. Imitation and flattery, squire.
And so, you lucky people who read this, should get ready for the latest Joe Brennan play. I've been reliably informed that The Blue Boy is in production with Brassneck Theatre. I've read this play, but had no hand in editing or rewriting. This is a true blue Joe Brennan piece. And it's incredibly powerful. I really can't wait to see this one. And that's not just because I'm Joe Brennan's son. My father has been writing solo for years now, and this play is his masterpiece.
I would have bummed and blown more about The Sweety Bottle (set and writers pictured above) had I not been one of the co-writers. My braggadocios nature needs to be kept on a short leash. And I don't lie about other people's work. If I don't like it, I'll rarely attack it (unless it's a measured critical essay or something boring like that). I won't talk about it at all, really.
Anyway, I'll post a blurb for Joe Brennan's new play as and when it becomes available. Watch this space.
He has me thinking about working on another play (I've written a couple solo myself the last few years) but I really need knuckle down and finish the second book featuring my Warrenpoint detective, Shannon McNulty.
Posted by Gerard Brennan at 19:34
Labels: belfast, burren, Gerard Brennan, Joe Brennan, omeath, playwright, the blue boy, The Sweety Bottle, warrenpoint
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Very exciting about the play so do keep us informed. And am looking forward to more from Warrenpoint!
Thanks, Seana! Doing what I can to get these words out there. As is Svetlana Pironko, my agent. Fingers crossed.
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