DruidO'Casey reviews round-up

We've been blown away by the response from audiences and critics alike to our new production

30 July 2023

The world premiere of DruidO'Casey took place last Saturday, 22 July, at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway, as part of Galway International Arts Festival.

Here's a round-up of how the show has been received by the theatre critics.

★★★★ ‘the experience is revelatory’
The Observer

‘magnificent ... a monumental undertaking ... nobody who sees it will ever forget it
Sunday Independent

★★★★the theatrical event of the year ... crucial, contemporary and relevant
The Arts Review

‘Druid's big guns deliver a delicious barrage of O'Casey ... reminds us how lucky we are to have Seán O’Casey’s trilogy’
Irish Independent

★★★★ ‘a brilliant ensemble cast brings Garry Hynes’ vision to life’
The Irish Times

★★★★ ‘a significant achievement by Hynes and her superb ensemble’
The Irish Examiner

‘magnificent production breathes new life into O’Casey’s plays’
Connacht Tribune

DruidO'Casey's Galway run ends today. Next up, we head to Belfast's Lyric Theatre, then the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, followed by a US tour.

Image: Sophie Lenglinger, Bosco Hogan, Marty Rea and Liam Heslin in The Plough and the Stars as part of DruidO'Casey. Photo by Ros Kavanagh.