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Mar 10 2023

Darkly comic Druid role is just the ticket for Anna

I will defend her to the death,” says actress Anna Healy of Ticket Person, the memorable character she plays in Druid’s hit play, The Last Return. “She is doing exactly what she has been told to do.”

The Last Return, about a group of desperate people queuing for return tickets to a sold-out play, was written by Sonya Kelly, based on a “chillingly hostile afternoon” she once spent doing just that.

Directed by Sara Joyce, this black comedy was a highlight of last year’s Arts Festival before going on to win a Fringe First at Edinburgh and also selling out at the Gate Theatre for the Dublin Theatre Festival. It’s now back in Galway’s Town Hall Theatre until Saturday, the final stop on its eight-venue Irish tour.


Read the full article on the Connacht Tribune website.