Back by Popular Demand!
THE GIGLI CONCERT
by Tom Murphy
Preview Wednesday 28th October
Opening Thursday 29th October
Returning for a VERY Limited run!!!
The Irish Times
Tom Murphy is highly regarded as one of the greatest living Irish playwrights. This production was the very first time a Tom Murphy play was ever been staged at the Gate Theatre.
The Gigli Concert came to the Gate with rapturous acclaim and due to incredible demand it is back for a very limited run. It 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 (played by Dawn Bradfield), 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…
Prepare to be swept away.
Director – David Grindley
Set & Costume Designer – Jonathan Fensom
Lighting Designer – Sinead McKenna
Sound Designer – Gregory Clarke