Megan Riordan

Megan played the leading role of The Girl in the multi-award-winning musical ONCE by Enda Walsh, presented by Landmark Productions at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre in 2015. ONCE was performed at the prestigious Charlotte Theater in Seoul, Korea. Due to phenomenal demand, the production returned to the Olympia Theatre in the summer of 2016.

More recently, she appeared in the remount of THISISPOPBABY’s hugely successful show RIOT (Best Production Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2016) at Vicar Street, headlining ‘Dublin Dance Festival’ 2019.

She played Juliann in SO WHERE DO WE BEGIN?, directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks for Sugar Coat Theatre, staged at Smock Alley Theatre.

Other recent credits include DONEGAL by Frank McGuinness, directed by Conall Morrison for the Abbey Theatre, the title role in ROMEO & JULIET and Bianca in OTHELLO with Second Age and HUMAN CHILD & MONSTER CLOCK directed by Dan Colley with Collapsing Horse Theatre Company.

Previous theatre credits include YOU REMEMBER THE STORIES YOU WISH WERE TRUE as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2013, WOYZECK (Rough Magic SEEDS II), THE PUBLIC, directed by Wayne Jordan and HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH with Making Strange. THIS IS NOT A LIFE (Bedrock) and THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Abbey Theatre), both directed by Jimmy Fay, PILGRIMS OF THE NIGHT  for Rough Magic SEEDS III and THE COMING WORLD,  THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT and LUCK (Making Strange). MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE, directed by Jim Culleton, IN REAL TIME (Brokentalkers), Nellie in Guna Nua’s THE GODDESS OF LIBERTY at Project Arts Centre and ELEVATOR with THISISPOPBABY as part of the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Work in New York includes LUCK (Off-Broadway, 59E59 Theaters), FOUR SAINTS IN/MEXICO (dir. Ruben Polendo), TRANSFIGURES (dir. Lear de Bessonet) and THIS JUNGLE OF CITIES (Off-Broadway).

Television credits include Estella Hopkins in seasons 1 & 2 of DOMINION CREEK, directed by Daithi Keane for Abu Media. DOMINION CREEK received four awards at the Irish Film and Television Awards in 2016.

Other screen credits include PADDYWHACKERY, directed by Daniel O’Hara, CITY OF EMBER by Jeanne Dupraufor and SACRIFICE, produced by Subotica. She appeared in the television movie as Renee in THE GIFT OF THE MAGI on Hallmark and presented “table-side reporting” on THE WORLD SERIES OF BLACKJACK  for the Game Show Network.