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.