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Galway International Arts Festival presents

Enda Walsh | Rooms

Kitchen | A Girl's Bedroom | Room 303
Written and directed by Enda Walsh
Theatre & Opera | Ireland

Date

11 - 24 July, 11am - 6pm
13 - 15 July & 21 - 23 July, 11am - 8pm
11am, 11.20am and every 20 mins thereafter.
Duration 15 mins each

Venue

The Shed

Kitchen

‘When I was a little girl I dreamt of falling in love with someone good and living in a comfortable house with a bright kitchen.’

In a small kitchen, standing by her sink, a wife wills her implosion.

The world premiere of Enda Walsh’s new text, Kitchen, presented in a gallery setting at The Shed, runs alongside his previous theatre installations Room 303 and A Girl’s Bedroom.

Enda Walsh’s recent work includes Lazarus, written with David Bowie; The Last Hotel, an opera with Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy; Ballyturk and Arlington [a love story].

A Girl’s Bedroom

At the age of 6, a girl leaves her bedroom and family home and walks. She never stops. Until now. Featuring the voice of Charlie Murphy.

‘My walking turns in on itself – it scratches the edges inside and has me turning back and longing for that room.’

Room 303

In a cheap hotel room, an old man lies in bed waiting for the end. Featuring the voice of Niall Buggy

‘Memories disappearing as a larger breath takes them. I look down from this bed into the big space beneath me...’

Photos: Colm Hogan