Oct 05 2017
A RAUCOUS and rollicking musical production of JM Synge's The Playboy Of The Western World, which raised the roof of the Town Hall Theatre when it ran there last November, returns this month for three performances.
Adapted by Diarmuid de Faoite and Justin McCarthy, and set in a radio studio in 1959 during a live broadcast, this reworking boasts a full band, a foley artist, and vintage-style sound effects including half doors, jugs of water, and a manual wind-up wind machine. The show's original run enjoyed critical acclaim with the Galway Advertiser's Charlie McBride declaring: “Justin McCarthy takes the familiar Synge speeches and re-mints them as toetapping sing-along compelling brilliant songs.”
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