Don Creedon

Don Creedon is a playwright/director/actor originally from Dublin, Ireland. In 1985, he fled a secure job in the Irish Civil Service and emigrated to New York, where he has lived ever since. His acting appearances include The Tunnel, Away Alone, Down the Flats, The Plough and The Stars and The Risen People. As Artistic Director of Macalla Theatre Company, he directed Tuesday’s Child, The Lobby, The Famine Diaries, and Rinty. He also directed Moonshine Off-Broadway. Don’s written plays include Celtic Tiger Me Arse, The Lobby, Buffalo Bills, Speed Date and Dry Rot. His one act play Blind Date was a finalist at the Samuel French 2008 Short Play Festival and his short play Ladies’ Night was a finalist at the American Globe Theater’s 2009 15-minute Play Festival. Don recently co-founded The Poor Mouth Theatre Company at An Beal Bocht Cafe in The Bronx, where his new short plays Celtic Tiger Wake and Shackled both appeared as part of their inaugural production Puttin' On Your Shorts. In addition to his plays, Don has also co-written numerous screenplays with Nye Heron. He is a Fellow of the Blue Mountain Center and the MacDowell Colony, and also a member of the Dramatist Guild of America. Don would like to especially thank Pamela Scott and everyone at Aching Dogs Theater, for their wonderful support and encouragement in the development of Guy Walks Into a Bar.

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