Glass Mask Theatre
16 Apr – 4 May 2019 | 8pm | 3pm on Sat (excl 4 May) | Boys’ School
We all know what she should do, but what would you do…?
After the success of Glass Mask Theatre’s debut production ‘Idlewild’ by Jimmy Murphy, Smock Alley’s company-in-residence invites you back to the Boys’ School for Jimmy’s latest play, The Seamster’s Daughter.
Megan always dreamt of meeting her birth father, but after discovering she was conceived through rape she sets out in search of a monster.
Through Megan’s story Glass Mask presents a challenging and conflicting drama that looks at consent, choice and the right to life.
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY: Jimmy Murphy
CAST: Úna Crawford O’Brien, Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Aoife O’Sullivan, and Rachel Pilkington
About the company…
Glass Mask Theatre, under the artistic direction of Rex Ryan, are the Resident Theatre Company of Smock Alley Theatre Boys’ School.
Glass Mask are committed to presenting plays that thrill audiences. Glass Mask commit to the playwright and will stage work, new and classic, from Irish and international playwrights who possess a fire and commitment to the stage.
Glass Mask are delighted to be working with associate playwright Jimmy Murphy on “The Price of Life” 2018/19 season at Smock Alley Theatre.
Their debut production ‘Idlewild’ by Jimmy Murphy was critically acclaimed.
“This two hander will have you at the edge of your seat” – Fiona Charleton, The Sunday Times
“A wonderful, important play… with devastating, seminal performances from Rex Ryan and Ruairi Heading” – Emer O’Kelly, The Sunday Independent
“This spellbinding 90 minutes builds to a dramatic finale” – Katy Hayes, Irish Independent
Show of the Week ⭐⭐⭐⭐
“The writing is sharp and witty, chilling in its reality and graphic detail” – Michael Moffat, Mail On Sunday
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