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Terminus Tours Internationally

22 Dec 2010 6 Comments

Terminus by Mark O’Rowe sets off on extensive tour in February 2011

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A roaring hit when it received its world premiere at the Abbey Theatre in 2007, Terminus written and directed by Mark O’Rowe will tour the US from Februrary 2011, supported by Culture Ireland*.

“… we go, see the slo-mo ebb and flow; the mill, the babble, the rabble of wobbling waywards, exiled and aimless, unlike us as, purposeful and double-file, like kids on a dare, we head who the hell knows where? …”

Hold tight as the ordinary turns extraordinary in this vivid and exhilarating play.Catapult from the bustling streets to the skies above Dublin, then plummet deep to the bowels of the earth as three people are ripped from their daily lives and thrown into a fantastical world of singing serial killers, avenging angels and love-sick demons.

Don’t miss your chance to catch this breathtaking production. But be warned – it’s not for the faint of heart!

Contains strong language and violent descriptions. Suitable for over 14s.

This new production features Declan Conlon, Olwen Fouéré and Catherine Walker.
Set and costumes designed by Jon Bausor with lighting by Philip Gladwell and sound by Philip Stewart.

Venues dates and details:

Emerson Arts
Tues 8 Feb – Sun 13 Feb
Box Office: 617.824.8000
559 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Tuesday 16 – Sunday 20 February
Tickets: $25-$40 with a $10 student ticket price
Box Office: 315.898.3900
3680 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6219

Carolina Theatre of Durham

Fri 25 – Sat 26 February
Tickets: $34 /$26 / Duke Students $5
Box Office: 919-660-3356
Duke University
114 South Buchanan Street / Box 90757
Smith Warehouse, Bay 8, Suite 227
Durham, NC 27708-0757

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Wed 2 – Thurs 3 Mar
Tickets $28, MCA members $22
Box Office: 312.397.4010
220 East Chicago Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60611

Wexner Centre for the Performing Arts

Wed 9 Mar, 8pm
Tickets: $14 – $20
Box Office: (614) 292-3535
Thurber Theatre at Drake Center
1849 Cannon Drive
The Ohio State University
Columbus Ohio 43210-1393

Mahaney Center for the Arts

Sat 12 Mar
Tickets $ 6 – $24
Box Office: 802-443-6433
Mahaney Center for the Arts
Middlebury College
South Main St./Route 30 South
72 Porter Field Rd.
Middlebury, VT 05753


Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Thurs 17 – Fri 18 Mar
Tickets $35 ($28 for subscribers)
Box Office: 301.405. 2787
University of Maryland
Suite 3800, Clarice Smith Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-1625

The Lowry

Thurs 24 – Sat 26 Mar, 8pm
Tickets: £16 – £18
Box Office: 0843 208 6000
The Lowry
Pier 8, Salford Quays
M50 3AZ

Young Vic

Wed 30 Mar – Sat 16 Apr
Monday – Saturday 7.45pm,
Wednesday & Saturday matinees (not 30 Mar, 2 Apr): 2:45pm
Tickets: £17.50/ Previews: (30 March – 2 April) £10
Box Office: 020 7922 2922
66 The Cut
Waterloo, London

Cambridge Arts Centre

Thursday 28 – Saturday 30 April, 7.45pm sat mat 2.45pm
Tickets: £15/£20/£25
6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PJ

Citizens Theatre Glasgow

Tues 17 – Sat 21 May
Tuesday – Saturday 8pm, Saturday matinee 3pm
Tickets: £10-£17.50 (concessions available)/ Tuesdays £10
Box Office: 0141 429 0022
119 Gorbals Street,
Glasgow, G5 9DS

Sydney Opera House

Wed 1 June – Sat 9 July
Monday – Saturday 8pm, Saturday matinee 2pm
Previews: $65
Sunday – Friday And Saturday Matinees: Adults: $85/ Concessions: $75/ Under 30: $35
Saturday Evening: $90
Box Office: +61 2 9250 7777
Royal Exchange
Sydney NSW 1225

Culture Ireland is the state agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide, working under the aegis of the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport. Culture Ireland creates and supports opportunities for Irish artists to present their work at strategic international festivals, venues, showcases and arts markets. The agency comprises a board appointed by the Minister and an executive staff led by the Chief Executive.

Imagine Ireland is a year-long season of Irish arts in America in 2011, an initiative of Culture Ireland, with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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Your Comments & Reviews


Congratulations to Sydney Theatre Company for bringing this outstanding production to Sydney.
All aspects of the production and performance are in the top echelon of any play brought to Sydney for many years.
My wife and I were thrilled by the rhythms of Mark O’Rowe’s script.
A memorable experience for us both.

Lee & Nancy Squires

I saw this play at the Sydney Opera House today and thought it was just phenomenal.  It was one of the best pieces of theatre that I have ever seen.  Thank you very much for coming!

This needs to come to NYC.  I saw it at the Traverse Theatre a few years back and It is still one of the most moving pieces ive been exposed to in such a simple and compelling way.  I look forward to seeing it in the future wherever and whenever i can!

Brilliant show – I’m sad that I did not get to see it from the house, but am still glad to have been able to run the light board for both shows at CSPAC at the University of Maryland. Definitely planning to follow the Abbey in the future!

my son saw this at Univ Maryland (CSPAC) this evening (last night March 17 2011) and thought the play was EXCELLENT - last show in USA tonight (March 18) - I’m sick that I won’t see it…

No LA? No Santa Barbera? Oh well. Regards from California

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