Mark O'Rowe is an Irish playwright whose plays include Howie the Rookie(Bush Theatre, London, 1999), From Both Hips (Fishamble, 1997), Made in China (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2001), Crestfall (Gate Theatre, Dublin, 2003), Terminus (Abbey Theatre, 2007) and Our Few and Evil Days(Abbey Theatre, 2014). His version of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler was staged by the Abbey Theatre in 2015.
His screenplays include Broken (2012), based on the novel by Daniel Clay, Perrier's Bounty(2009), Boy A (2007), based on the novel by Jonathan Trigell, and Intermission (2004).
"A cryptic work about memory and connection... an intricate puzzle of a play, The Approach holds your attention like a transfixing riddle, rationing out clues and folding in on itself artfully." --Irish Times