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A fierce, heart-breaking drama from the writer of Translations

Date & Time

Opening 06 Apr

Thu 6 Apr - Sat 27 May 2023, 2pm & 7.30pm Captioned: Thu 25 May, 7.30pm BSL: Thu 4 May, 7.30pm Audio Described & Touch Tour: Sat 6 May, 12.30pm Chilled Performance: Thu 18 May, 7.30pm

About Dancing at Lughnasa

Harvest time in County Donegal, 1936. Outside the village of Ballybeg, the five Mundy sisters battle poverty to raise seven-year-old Michael and care for their Uncle Jack. During the Festival of Lughnasa, Pagan and Christian meet and collide. The sisters fight each other, love each other, dance, yearn and survive. Brian Friel’s Olivier Award-winning play is an astonishing evocation of a family’s world on the brink of change. Josie Rourke directs this striking revival, with a cast including Siobhán McSweeney (Derry Girls), Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted) and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor (Translations).