The Quare Fellow

The Quare Fellow

MoneyForTheSun Productions

[blockquote_right] 18 Oct – 22 Oct | 8pm | Boys School[/blockquote_right]

Written by Brendan Behan, The Quare Fellow takes place in Mountjoy prison during the early 1950’s. We follow the events that unfold during the hours before an execution by hanging.

Written with Behan’s typical humour and depth, we are presented with a very personal depiction of prison life.

Dialogue is intertwined between a rich tapestry of characters as we discover a grim world that seems lacking in an appreciation of life.

Exposed to gruesome crimes and in turn corporal and capital punishment, these men wrestle with what it is to be human and at times seem totally desensitised to the imminent ‘topping’ of ‘The Quare Fellow’.

We ourselves are drawn inside the walls and minds of these characters as we await the final echoing knell of the auld triangle.

MoneyForTheSun Productions has chosen to launch it’s Dublin based company with the staging of ‘The Quare Fellow’ by Brendan Behan. It has been some years since this play has been seen on a Dublin stage and we are delighted to bring our vision to the breathtaking surroundings of Smock Alley Theatre.

Cast: Eoghan Burke, Adam Callan, Gerard Canning, Callan Cummins, Stephen Doring, Liam Griffin, Gerry Grimes, Chris Hayes, John Kelly, Jamie Malone, Eugene McCarthy, Robert McDowell, Noel Michael Murphy, Eoin O’Sullivan, Dave Rowe, Adam Walsh, Seamus Whelan.

Written by : Brendan Behan
Directed by : Conor Lucey
Set Design by : Conor Lucey
Lighting Design by : Eoin Lennon
Costume Design by : Trina O’Reilly
Sound Design by : Andrew de Buitléir
Artwork by : David J Moore

Age suitability 13+

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