The Gigli Concert,Gate Theatre,Dublin Late May 2015-June 2015

Posted: May 8, 2015 in Uncategorized
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This production will be the very first time a Tom Murphy play has ever been staged at the Gate Theatre. The Gigli Concert is a fiercely satirical and beautifully crafted play about the endurance of the human spirit and our ability to achieve the impossible.
JPW King (played by Declan Conlon) is a ‘Dynamatologist’ caught between the demands of Mona his mistress, Helen, the unattainable love of his life, and an insatiable taste for vodka. For King, the recurring question is how to get through each day. Then a mysterious Irishman (Denis Conway) walks into his office wanting to sing like the great Italian tenor, Beniamino Gigli..

Tom Murphy is regarded as one of the greatest living Irish playwrights.

Previews from Thursday 21st May / Opening night Tuesday 26th May
Runs from Thursday May 21st to Saturday June 27th

Tickets on sale NOW.

Evening Shows Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm
Selected Matinees at 2.30pm

Like some of Tom Murphy’s other play’s notably The Sanctuary Lamp and Conversations on a Homecoming It is has a boxed athmosphere and has a very very small cast, three.

Cast is :

Denis Conway as The Irishman
Declan Conlon as JPW King
Dawn Bradfield as Mona

Production Team is:

Director – David Grindley

Set & Costume Designer – Jonathan Fensom

Lighting Designer – Sinead McKenna

Sound Designer – Gregory Clarke

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