“A theatrical experience that claws at the imagination for days afterwards.”—Variety
It’s eleven o’clock in the morning in a council flat on the Walworth Road in southeast London. In two hours time, as is normal, three Irish men will have consumed six cans of Harp, fifteen crackers with spreadable cheese, ten pink biscuit wafers, and one oven-cooked chicken with a strange blue sauce. In two hours time, as is normal, five people will have been killed.
The groundbreaking production of this remarkable play by Ireland’s Druid Theatre was a hit in Galway, Edinburgh, and New York. Edgy Irish playwright Enda Walsh brings a punk-rock abandon and ingenious theatrical devices to a work that combines hilarious moments with shocking realism. Ultimately, he delivers achingly tender insight into what happens when we become stuck in the stories we tell ourselves about our lives.
Copresented with the Guthrie Theater WorldStage Series.
Note: Contains adult language and content.