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Druid

Shelter

By Cristín Kehoe
Directed by Oonagh Murphy
World Premiere
Theatre & Opera | Ireland

Date

13–29 July (3pm, 5pm & 8pm shows)
8pm Previews 13 & 14 July
8pm | 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28 & 29 July
5pm | 18, 20, 25 & 27 July
3pm | 22 & 29 July
Duration 1 hour 30 mins (no interval)

We’re meant to be in here, we own this place. We’re the sons of Ireland and I don’t care what anybody says.

Fus is front–page news, but not all news is good. As he hides out in a disused warehouse, he soon learns that Tommy has lost his job and their hideaway is under threat. As friends trickle through the building, they drink, dance, row and reminisce while the clock counts down.

Shelter is a portrait of life on the edge. It is at turns brutal, touching and funny in its portrayal of those whose lives are washed over in the name of progress.

Shelter and Furniture are playing in repertory as part of Druid's season of new Irish work at GIAF 2018 featuring two world premieres and two Druid Debuts. 

Cast

Brendan Conroy
Rebecca Guinnane
Mark Huberman
Lauren Larkin
Aaron Monaghan
Rory Nolan

Backstage at the Festival 19 July

Post-show talk with the company members. Moderator, Miriam Houghton, NUI Galway.