Druid unveil exciting plans for Galway 2020
From April to July 2020, Druid will present The Galway Tour, a Galway 2020 commission.
In a large scale tour, featuring a company of 11 actors, we will present some of the greatest Irish one-act plays, created, rehearsed and performed in the heart of local communities across Galway county and city.
With access to rehearsals, interactions with the company and some unique outdoor performances, Druid will engage with local groups of all ages, interests and cultures in towns and villages across the county including: Clifden, Glenamaddy, Tuam, Athenry, Portumna, Ballinasloe, Kinvara, Letterfrack, Inishbofin, Inis Meáin. The tour will culminate in a month-long residency at The Mick Lally Theatre and other locations across Galway city during Summer 2020.
The series of one-act plays will include: The Rising of the Moon, The Gaol Gate by Lady Gregory; A Pound on Demand, Bedtime Story by Seán O’Casey; The Briery Gap by TC Murray; The King of Spain’s Daughter by Teresa Deevy and On the Outside by Tom Murphy, among others.
Further venues and plays to be announced.