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Dublin Theatre Festival and Landmark Productions

by Colm Tóibín
directed by Garry Hynes

This is remarkable acting … Tóibín’s script is a daring, detailed act of empathy’ The Times

‘Colm Toibin’s astonishing dramatic monologue, performed in Garry Hynes’s pitch perfect production by a heart-rending Marie Mullen – Herald Scotland

'amazingly insightful ... a stunning achievement ... one of those productions which leave you breathless' - Sunday Independent

'Marie Mullen’s stupendous performance … a simple and moving testament to motherhood' - Fintan O'Toole, Irish Times

Colm Tóibín’s 'compelling new play ... his poetic prose is littered with lines that glitter like stars’
- Irish Independent

remarkable ambition ... a beautiful piece of writing … subtly and strikingly poetic’
FOUR STARS - The Irish Times

‘this audacious feat of imaginative empathy … [with a] closing litany beautifully delivered by Mullen’
FOUR STARS - The Guardian

‘Tóibín’s writing is vividly poetic and assured, and Mullen’s performance is masterful and mesmerising’
FOUR STARS - Irish Examiner

‘the audience were absolutely on the edge of their seats …. beautiful poetry … [Marie Mullen] is luminous … extraordinary atmospheric lighting … they were absolutely gripped’
- RTÉ, Arena

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