Theatre: DruidMurphy: Conversations on a Homecoming & A Whistle in the Dark, Town Hall Theatre, Galway - April 12th – 20th
DruidMurphy: Conversations on a Homecoming & A Whistle in the Dark
Town Hall Theatre, Galway - April 12th – 20th
—DruidMurphy: Conversations on a Homecoming
County Galway in the 1970s and even the humble small-town pub can be a magnet for dreamers. Now in his 30s, and over a long drinking session on a winter’s evening, Michael – recently returned from New York after a ten year absence – has a reunion with old friends in “The White House”. He was the one member among them who got away to live the dream and now he’s back.
—DruidMurphy: A Whistle in the Dark
It’s 1960 and Michael Carney is an Irish emigrant living in Coventry, England, with his new wife Betty. Michael has integrated well into English society, but the same can’t be said of his wild brothers who are lodging with him. Tensions boil over after the arrival of his father and youngest brother from home.
Presented in association with the NASC network and supported by an Arts Council touring grant.
Nightly at 8pm and matinee on Sunday April 14 and Saturday April 20 at 2pm
Tickets: Individual plays €25 / €22. Combination ticket offer (see both plays) €45 / €38
Website: THT.ie / druid.ie
Winner of Best Production at the Irish Times Irish Theatre awards, the theatrical highlight of 2012 is back! Hot on the heels of widespread international critical acclaim, Druid presents this rare opportunity to see these two remarkable plays by Tom Murphy in one week. Hailed by The New York Times as “epic theatre making”, by The Irish Times as “world-class”, The Daily Telegraph goes on to say “attendance should be obligatory”.
Performed by a cast of ten actors including award-winning actress Marie Mullen, Druid also welcomes the return of Maelíosa Stafford for this tour. See the shows individually or see both together with a special combination ticket offer.
This is a must-see event. DruidMurphy has already been a sell-out success on tour and is guaranteed to be the hot ticket again this season. Early booking advised.
Also touring nationally:
April: Siamsa Tíre, Tralee. The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.
May: Dunamaise, Portlaoise. glor, Ennis. An Grianán, Letterkenny.
June: Backstage, Longford. Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire. Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick.