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The Long Way Home

AboutFACE Theatre

A New Irish musical featuring the songs of Tom Waits

In a scruffy old town called Dublin, a night-time city that devours booze and music, a stubborn old singer, down on his luck, and a trinity of ladies, none of them angels, all hold a very special place in their broken hearts for the songs of Mr. Tom Waits. Then California comes a-calling, and there’s light up ahead, but like a Tom Waits song, we can’t promise a happy ending …

From the company who brought you The Devil Himself (“A muscular and commanding engagement with fascinating events” – Irish Independent) and Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol (“Works extraordinarily well” – Sunday Independent)

WRITTEN BY Dave Cowzer and Jack Healy
DIRECTED BY Paul Nugent
CAST Carla de Búrca, Darina Gallagher, Jack Healy and Anna Nugent

RUNNING TIME 2hrs incl. 15 min interval
TICKETS €21 | €17

About The Company
We’re AboutFACE. We believe that Great Stories = Memorable, Meaningful Nights Out.

We promise you a warm welcome, because for us audience comes first. We find and develop great plays – funny and moving, thrilling and thought-provoking, revealing and inspiring – from Ireland, the United States and beyond, and bring these to vivid life with electric acting from our passionate ensemble of professional actors.

Recent productions include the hit world premieres at Smock Alley of Looking at the Sun by Emily Bohannon, The Devil Himself and Orson Welles’ Christmas Carol by Paul Nugent.

21 – 31 Aug 2024
7:30pm
24 + 31 Aug
2:30pm on Sat 24th Aug
3:30pm on Sat 31st Aug
Main Space