“Harmony” presents “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”
Presented by the multi talented Harmony, The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a 1996 comedy by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, which was premiered by the Druid Theatre Company in Galway. “The Beauty Queen” also enjoyed successful runs at London’s West End, Broadway and Off-Broadway. It was nominated for the Laurence Olivier Award as Best Play for the London production, and the 1998 Broadway production was nominated for six Tony Awards, winning four.
The Beauty Queen of Leenane is set in the mountains of Connemara and tells the story of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early 40’s, and Mag, her manipulative and aging mother. Mag’s interference in Maureen’s first and potentially last romantic relationship sets in motion a chain of events that are as tragically funny as they are horrific. ‘Please avail yourself, and brace yourself for the virtuosic turbulence of one of modern theatre’s most giddily diabolical minds.’ – The Washington Post This promises to be a great night out. Don’t miss it!!
Ticket: Night 1 & 2 €5 special concession and preceding 4 nights €10. Available at Cree’s Card Shop, North Main Street, Youghal or telephone 024 93899.
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