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GILLIAN FLYNN’S 2012 best-seller Gone Girl was just waiting to be made into a movie. It is so well constructed with twists and revelations coming fast and frequent you could smell the popcorn popping with each chapter. The concern for book readers was, who is going to make a story of two unsympathetic, spoiled, and frankly unlikable, millennials into a mainstream Hollywood movie without losing its dark originality?
After the success of last year’s Beauty Queen of Leenane, Mullingar Charity Variety Players are to stage their second play, Hugh Leonard’s Da, in the Belvedere atrium from March 20-23.
A group of Mullngar women have just completed their 50th 5,000 metres on road, bike, or pool in aid of a charity close to their hearts.
The setting for this 1984 play is Independence, Iowa; lifelong home of Evelyn Briggs. Her oldest daughter, Kess, is a university professor in Minneapolis, but she has come home at the request of her sister, Jo, who is concerned for their mother's mental health. The youngest daughter, Sherry - rebellious and amoral - wants only to finish high school so she can leave home for good.
After many successful years of wowing audiences with their extravagant variety performances, Mullingar Charity Variety Group Players are now extending their repertoire and staging their first play, The Beauty Queen of Leenane. This play is written by Martin McDonagh who also wrote and directed the BAFTA award-winning film In Bruges.