The Playboy of the Western World - Shaw Festival Theatre

Town hero? Wanted criminal? Or both? J.M. Synge’s classic comedy of rural life in Ireland.
Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
September 1 - September 6
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Synopsis

A murderer walks into a bar. Only, this being the wild West of Ireland, the man who has ‘killed his Da’ is greeted as a welcome relief from the monotony of life. To the landlord’s daughter Pegeen Mike, who is facing the imminent prospect of marrying a farmer, the mysterious Christy Mahon seems to embody all the danger and fearlessness that she has long dreamed of. But all is not what it seems …

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By J.M. Synge
Directed by Jackie Maxwell
Designed by Judith Bowden
Lighting designed by Kevin Lamotte
Original music and sound designed by Samuel Sholdice
Age recommendation
14+
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