An Abbey Theatre production
Come On Home
13 July - 4 August 2018
Dates: 13 July – 4 August
On the Peacock Stage
Free First Preview: 13 July
Preview: 14 July
Tickets: €25 / Conc. €20
Early Bird tickets available until 28 May.
To book for a group of 6+ call (01) 87 97 212
Sign language interpreted performance: Thursday 2 August, 8:00pm
A new play about faith, family, place and desire from the writer of Alice In Funderland, Town Is Dead and the co-creator of RIOT.
Michael hasn’t been home in almost twenty years. Having been kicked out of the seminary and exiled from his family home, he found himself in London, by accident rather than design. But now, the death of his mother sees him back in the small town where he grew up. The place that chewed him up and spat him out.
Reunited with his two brothers, their partners and the local clergy, there are questions that want answering and old scores that need laying to rest. Where do you find home, when your family and faith have abandoned you? An Irish funeral brings out the best and worst in people, and a long night of truths lies ahead.
'fearless, disciplined direction'
- Ray: Ian Lloyd Anderson
- Michael: Billy Carter
- Brian: Declan Conlon
- Aoife: Kathy Rose O'Brien
- Father Aidan Cleary: Seán O'Callaghan
- Martina: Aislín McGuckin
- Father Seamus: Des Nealon
- Written by: Phillip McMahon
- Directed by: Rachel O'Riordan
- Set & Costume Design: Colin Richmond
- Lighting Design: Kevin Treacy
- Composition & Sound Design: Conor Mitchell
- Hair & Make Up: Val Sherlock
- Voice Director: Andrea Ainsworth
- Fight Director: Ciarán O’Grady
- Casting: Amy Rowan
- Producer: Jen Coppinger
- Production Manager: Andy Keogh
- Stage Manager: Leo McKenna
- Assistant Stage Manager: Aidan Doheny
- Costume Supervisor: Orla Long
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