DANCING AT LUGHNASA
This production began performances on 26th February and closed on 9th May 2009.
This magnificent revival of a play of true greatness
Friel's passionate portrait of the five Mundy sisters follows their loss of love and opportunity played out against the echoes of the twentieth century with a dark humour, raw energy and tenderness.
It's a masterpiece, and a total joy to see it once more in so fine a revival
Brian Friel's Olivier award winning play, a bittersweet reflection of rural Ireland in the thirties on the brink of industrialisation returns to The West End for the first time since its premiere in 1990.
Anna Mackmin directs an outstanding cast comprising Andrea Corr, Niamh Cusack, Michelle Fairley, Simone Kirby, Finbar Lynch, Susan Lynch, Peter McDonald and Jo Stone-Fewings in this vital, life-affirming play.
A stunning ensemble cast... powerfully reclaim a modern classic
ANDREA CORR – Chris
NIAMH CUSACK – Maggie
MICHELLE FAIRLEY – Kate
SIMONE KIRBY – Rose
FINNBAR LYNCH – Jack
SUSAN LYNCH – Agnes
PETER MCDONALD – Michael
JO STONE-FEWINGS – Gerry
BRIAN FRIEL – Playwright
ANNA MACKMIN – Director
LEZ BROTHERSTON – Designer
PAULE CONSTABLE – Lighting
SCARLETT MACKMIN – Choreography