The Morning After Optimism


Buy Paperback

Buy Kindle Edition

Tom Murphy

Published by Methuen

2 Male 2 Female

The Morning After Optimism introduces fairytale characters with consciously artificial language and explores the relationship between illusion and freedom

"A play of a dream world...profoundly engaged with the archetypes of Western culture" _ Fintan O'Toole

"Must surely be one of the most moving and impressive plays to have been presented by the Abbey in the past quarter century" - Irish Times

Browse Library

About Stageplays

Stageplays offers you the largest collection of Plays & Musicals in the world.

Based in the UK and the USA, we’ve been serving the online theatre community since the last century. We’re primarily a family-run business and several of us also work in professional theatre.

But we’re all passionate about theatre and we all work hard to share that passion with you and the world’s online community.

Subscribe to our theatre newsletter

We'll email you regular details of new plays and half-price special offers on a broad range of theatre titles.


We can deliver any play in print to any country in the world - and we ship from both the US and the UK.

© 2010 - 2020 Stageplays, Inc.