PLAYS BY Tom Murphy, Julia Cho, and George Sheils will be performed and seen at Theatre Week, hosted by NUI Galway's Dramsoc, and running on campus from February 18 to 22.
This year’s headliners are The Language Archive by Julia Cho, directed by Cristina Scobee; Conversations on a Homecoming by Tom Murphy, directed by Muireann Kavanagh; and the Jerome Hynes One Act Play Series. Plays will be performed at the Cube Theatre, Áras na Mac Léinn.
Other plays to be performed are Pigeon Face by George Sheils, directed by Fiona Weidmann, about a student suffering from an undiagnosed mental health issue causing him to hallucinate; in Power Play by Seán Donnely, directed by Patrick Sweeney, a psychotherapist and his patient find themselves in an unravelling reality as they come to terms with the fact they are fictional; in Ladies Night by Nicole Mullan, directed by Cadhla Boyle, a group of young women assemble in the bathroom to discuss their interlinked crises; Catraz Park, by Sinead Ryan, directed by Alisha Finnerty, is about an encounter between two statues; People Are Happy On Trains by Anna Doyle, directed by Aoife Delaney Reade, is about a young woman struggling with loss through inner thoughts and monologues.
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