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Decadent Theatre Company presents

The Pillowman

Martin McDonagh

Author of The Leenane Trilogy, The Cripple of Inishmaan, and Lieutenant of Inishmore Author & Director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths

Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play Winner of the New York Critics’ Circle Award for Best Foreign Play

The Pillowman opens in a prison cell where a young writer is being questioned about the children’s tales he has written – grim tales which have inspired copycat killings in the streets outside. Two interrogators tease out the resemblance between real and fictional worlds while probing the personal responsibility of the writer. The tension mounts when parallel interviews taking place in the adjoining cell with the writer’s brother are revealed.

“Sometimes you don’t even know what you’ve been craving until the real thing comes along”

New York Times

“McDonagh’s tricks and turns have a purpose – they are bridges over a deep pit of sympathy and sorrow, illuminated by a tragic vision of stunted and frustrated lives”

Fintan O’Toole, the Irish Times

Back due to public demand!

A hymn to word power... an unquestionably superlative production to the point of being faultless
★★★★★ Sunday Independent

Director Andrew Flynn has done an Oscar-worthy job
Irish Mirror

★★★★ Belfast Telegraph

★★★★ Irish Times

★★★★ Sunday Business Post

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