National Theatre, London
18 April–28 May 2012

St. Ann's Warehouse, New York
30 November–21 December 2011

Blackbox Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival, Galway
7–24 July 2011


by Enda WalshLandmark Productions and Galway Arts Festival

Thomas is on a journey. Where did it begin? What voices does he hear? And what will they tell him to do?

Cillian Murphy makes his eagerly-awaited return to the stage in a dark, dangerous and blisteringly funny tale of one man and his judgement day.

Enda Walsh – ‘one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre’ (Guardian) – directs an electrifying new version of his devastating play.



Cillian Murphy


Director Enda WalshDesigner Jamie VartanLighting Designer Adam SilvermanSound Designer Gregory ClarkeComposer Donnacha Dennehy


★★★★ ‘a monumental staging … Murphy is riveting … a bravura celebration of [Walsh’s] theatrical vision’The Guardian
★★★★★ ‘an extraordinary performance … this is the kind of play that makes you feel incredibly lucky to have seen it. Misterman is a stunning achievement’ Sunday Business Post
★★★★ ‘a knockout … a compellingly strange, absorbing and terrifying work of startling originality'The Telegraph
★★★★ ‘Enda Walsh’s mesmerising study of madness … Cillian Murphy’s stunning performance … a dark, knockabout comedy … an unforgettable performance’Financial Times


Black Box Theatre, Galway

Photographer: Colm Hogan

National Theatre, London

Photographer: Catherine Ashmore