Work

A Chinese woman sitting across from a white man at a café. They are sitting in front of a window which is ornate. Above them is the text 'Falling for the Life of Alex Whelan'
A poster with the title 'The Scratcher' on an orange background with etchings scratched off. Underneath is a woman with dark hair wearing a green coat with scratch cards on the inside.
A poster with the title 'The Loved Ones'. It has a blue background of the sky and four women at the bottom looking off into the distance.

Ongoing Projects in Development

The Faggot Manifesto is a musical with music and lyrics by HK and book by writer Ultan Pringle. It began as a workshop in Players Theatre in 2020 to explore assimilation vs radicalization in the queer community in Ireland. Subsequent support and funding was received from Backstage Theatre Longford. HK was awarded an Arts Council Agility Award 2021 to continue development on this musical. In July 2022, they did a workshop of the project with 7 actors in the New Theatre with funding and support from Lemon Soap Productions. Subsequent development will commence in November 2023 courtesy of Arts Council’s Theatre Project Award.

More Than This is a musical with music and lyrics by HK and book by Jess Marie Timlin. A reading took place of the musical in New York in April 2023. It began as a production in the Players Theatre in 2019, and subsequently headlined the Players’ Resilience Festival in 2020. The musical received an Agility Award from the Arts Council in 2021 to continue development.