Thursday 10–27 July 2014
Matinees 19 & 26 July 2.30pm 2014
Previews 10–13 July
No show 15 & 21 July
Duration 1 hr 30 mins approx.
Presented by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival
'I thought we knew everything there was to know.'
The lives of two men unravel quickly over the course of ninety minutes. Where are they? Who are they? What is this room, 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 Enda Walsh.
Cillian Murphy, who last appeared on stage in a sensational solo performance in Enda Walsh’s Misterman, stars alongside Walsh’s long-time collaborator Mikel Murfi, and the internationally-acclaimed actor Stephen Rea.
Reuniting the creative team responsible for Misterman, sets and costumes are designed by Jamie Vartan and lighting design by Adam Silverman. Sound design is by Helen Atkinson with original music composed by Teho Teardo.
Backstage at the Festival 16 July
Post-show talk with the cast and playwright.
Update: Due to phenomenal demand Ballyturk has officially sold out at this years Festival. Don't worry, you can still catch Ballyturk at the Cork Opera House or Dublin's Olympia Theatre in August. Visit the Ballyturk website for more details.
‘Cillian Murphy and Stephen Rea are in fine comic form’The Guardian
‘Ferocious physical slapstick comedy is interspersed with heartbreakingly tender and delicately poetic explorations of the soul’Irish Independent