The Field at 50

Posted: May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized

Pat Moylan, Donal Shiels and Breda Cashe in association with MCD

50th Anniversary Production

THE FIELD by John B Keane
Directed by Padraic McIntyre

DATES: 23 April – 16 May 2015
TICKETS: From €22.50
Low Priced Previews April 23 – 27
Opening 28 April
TIMES: 7.30pm and Saturday matinees at 3pm
BOOKING: In person at The Gaiety Theatre Box Office PHONE BOOKINGS: 0818 719 388

Starring MICHAEL HARDING, who will play The Bull McCabe, the cast also features:

AIDAN MCARDLE (Lord Loxley in UTV’s Mr Selfridge)
ARTHUR RIORDAN (Digging for Fire)
CONOR DELANEY (Stones in his Pockets)
FIONA BELL (Three Sisters, Wuthering Heights)
MARK O’REGAN (Juno and The Paycock)
SEAMUS O’ROURKE (The Quare Land, The Pitch)
TERRY BYRNE (Tuesdays with Morrie)

Set Design by Liam Doona
Costume Design by Kate Moylan
Lighting Design by Eamon Fox
Sound Design by Daniel Egan

To mark the 50th anniversary of John B Keane’s The Field, a major new production will run at The Gaiety Theatre from April 23 – May 16.

The Field is a compelling and masterful piece of writing, acclaimed as ‘a magnificent play’ (Evening Herald). Starring Michael Harding in the iconic role of the Bull McCabe, one of the greatest roles ever played on an Irish stage, don’t miss the only Irish performances of this brilliant play.

First produced in 1965, John B Keane based the story on the 1959 murder of Moss Moore, a bachelor farmer in Co. Kerry. The Field captivated audiences with its dark portrayal of life in north Kerry and continues to strike a chord with audiences throughout the world. At its core is the enduring link between the Irish people and ‘the land’.

The Association of Drama Adjudicators President, Terry Byrne is currently engaged in acting on stage in this production


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