Perve

  • From Wednesday, 25 May 2011
  • To Saturday, 25 June 2011
  • Showing on the Peacock Stage

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‘Gregg’s concept is stunningly good, and uncannily timely’

Irish Independent

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‘real life’s much weirder’

Gethin is 23, just finished a film course and reckons he’s the next Scorsese. His Mum is on at him to do her friend’s wedding video – and before they get divorced. But Gethin is interested in a much more daring project – one that will test his friendships, piss off his sister, question his idealism and turn his life and that of his family upside down.

Perve is an irreverent and unsettling play that interrogates paranoia, ambiguity and innocence in our highly sexualized world.

An Abbey Theatre commission

Please note this show is suitable for over 14s.

Assisted Performance Details

Sign language interpreted performance:Thursday 16 June, 8pm
Read more about our assisted performances.

Booking Details

On the Peacock stage
Wednesday 25 May – Saturday 25 June
Previews Wednesday 25 – Monday 30 May
Monday – Saturday evening 8pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm
Tickets: €13 – €25

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    NEWS 1 Jun 2011

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* * * *

An excellent and exciting play.  A very interesting story performed in such a way that you were kept on the edge of your seat to see what would happen next.  Very dramatic storyline and fairly edgy but with some humour also.  Great division between scenes.  Strong performances from all the actors.  Layla’s monologue was very well performed and very believable.  Some very well placed moments of silence in the play, which made you wonder what was going to happen next.  A very enjoyable performance and I would highly recommend it.

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REVIEWS: WHAT THE CRITICS SAID

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‘Gregg’s concept is stunningly good, and uncannily timely’

Irish Independent

‘brilliantly tackles a modern taboo’

Evening Herald

‘a fine balance of light and shade in Stacey Gregg’s new drama’

* * * *

Metro Herald

‘Perve is a slick and sophisticated piece of contemporary theatre’

‘a surprisingly warm and amusing play graced by moments of pure spectacle’

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Irish Examiner

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