‘VANISHING. IT’S A POWERFUL WORD, THAT, A POWERFUL WORD’
County Armagh, Northern Ireland, 1981.
The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.
‘A mighty affair, sending stories, characters, history, politics and love skittering across the floor with the flair of a gambler rolling dice. It’s a stunning piece of writing: teeming with life; haunted by death… Butterworth takes the great family drama and makes it his own’
PLEASE NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME OF THIS PLAY – 7.15PM
‘A FEAST OF INTRICATE
STORYTELLING, IT’S ABSORBING,
SOULFUL AND ULTIMATELY
‘A RICH, SERIOUS, DEEPLY
INVOLVING PLAY ABOUT THE
SHADOWS OF THE PAST AND
THE POWER OF SILENT LOVE’
‘A SERIOUS, SERIOUSLY GOOD,
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