Black Box Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival, Galway
10 July–27 February 2014

Olympia Theatre, Dublin
7–23 August 2014

Cork Opera House, Cork
26–30 August 2014

National Theatre, London
11 September–11 October 2014

Abbey Theatre, Dublin
3–11 March 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse, New York
9–28 January 2018


written and directed by Enda WalshLandmark Productions in association with Galway International Arts Festival

I thought we knew everything there was to know.

The lives of two men unravel quickly over the course of 90 minutes.  Where are they?  Who are they?  What room is this, and what might be beyond the walls?

Gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly sad, and featuring jaw-dropping moments of physical comedy, Ballyturk is an ambitious, profound and tender work from one of Ireland’s leading playwrights.

World Premiere.


1 Mikel Murfi2 Cillian Murphy3 Stephen Rea


Writer and Director Enda WalshSet and Costume Designer Jamie VartanSound Designer Helen AtkinsonLighting Designer Adam SilvermanComposer Teho Teardo


‘strange and funny and manic and very, very dark …essential viewing’The Irish Times
‘a deliciously strange new play from Enda Walsh … it’s stunningly performed, and Walsh’s writing has wild verve’Evening Standard
‘The madcap energy, deeply dark humour and testing of innocence make Ballyturk immediately recongnisable as an Enda Walsh creation ... the theatrical values in Ballyturk are magnificent'Sunday Times
‘a remarkable achievement’ Irish Independent