The Cripple of Inishmaan

by Martin McDonagh

It’s 1934 on the island of Inishmaan, just off Galway Bay.  The locals are excited:  Robert Flaherty, the Hollywood producer famous for Nanook of the North, is coming to make a film of life on the Aran Islands.  The young ones can’t wait to watch the filming, even get a walk-on part!  This includes young Billy, a disabled boy who dreams of going to America and becoming a star.

By turns hilariously funny and darkly bizarre, McDonagh’s picture of rural Irish life has elements of Samuel Beckett, Jonathan Swift and Father Ted.

Director: Hilary Egan

Performances: Saturday 11, Monday 13 to Saturday 18 March at 7.30 pm.

Ticket Prices: All tickets are £9.50 with concession price of £7.50 for seniors, students and unemployed on first Saturday, Monday and Tuesday evenings only. Admin charges apply to online and postal bookings.

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