Hair: Copper Brown
Playing Age: 38 – 48
Sorcha is best known for playing Orla Molloy in the RTE soap Fair City, for the last 23 years .
She recently won the prestigious Eva Booth Award for Best Actress last year at the Gay Theatre Festival, for the portrayal of “Martha” in Amanda Brunker’s new play “Curiosity”.
Prior to this, she was in “Sleeping Beauty” panto at the Civic Theatre, ‘Birthright’ written by Nadine Flynn as part of The Dublin Fringe Festival 2019 , the ‘24 Hour Plays’ at the Abbey Theatre, ‘Jack And The Beanstalk” panto at The Civic Theatre, ‘The Chastitute’ at The Gaiety, directed by Michael Scott and ‘The Misanthrope’ at New Theatre and The Viking, directed by Peter Reid. Other credits include the solo pieces ‘Found Near Water’ and ‘Zif 268’ written by Ken Harmon, directed by Jimmy Fay and Peter Reid, respectively, at Smock Alley; ‘W.A.G.’ by Gemma Doorley (Civic Theatre & National Tour); ‘Girl’s Night – The Musical’ at The Tivoli, and ‘Menopause – The Musical,’ at the Gaiety Theatre – both directed by Andrew Lynford, as well as ‘Canaries’ by Bernard Farrell, at Andrew’s Lane.
.With Smart Blondes Productions, she has produced, co-directed and written several short films including ‘Even Droids Have Friends’ and ‘Princess Rehab’, as well as the award winning ‘I am Jesus.’
A professional singer, Sorcha has appeared at numerous venues nationwide, including the National Concert Hall.