When was the last time you had a lucky streak? Spanish Harlem, NYC, 1999 - A young man fleeing Dublin crash lands on the sofa of his Irish-American cousin, as this older cousin's relationship with his Dominican girlfriend is imploding. Over the summer they cling to the last vestiges of the dying club scene and flirt with smalltime criminality as storm clouds gather - Part love triangle, crime thriller and immigrant story, Run / Don't Run is a provocative and accessible new play first performed by Bigger Picture Projects in February 2015. This volume also includes a one-act companion play, Mission.
Gary Duggan is an Irish playwright and screenwriter. He won the Stewart Parker Trust Award for his first play Monged. Other plays include Shibari (Abbey Theatre, Dublin Theatre Festival), Dedalus Lounge and Trans-Euro Express, which have toured throughout Ireland and performed internationally. Gary also co-wrote Amber, a four-part TV drama that has sold around the world.