Play directory : A Skull in Connemara

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The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Stage Jobs Pro members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Martin McDonagh
  • Written
    1997
  • Setting
    Various settings in Connemara, Ireland
  • Overview
    " This slice of Irish gothic isn't for the faint-hearted: with all the fecks and blood and smashing of skulls, it's a bit of an assault on the senses. But if you're already familiar with Martin McDonagh's oeuvre – a heady cocktail shaken together from equal parts of Synge and Tarantino – you won't be surprised to hear that. ... ‘A Skull in Connemara' is a play with a ‘Hamlet' complex; at its heart stands Dan Mullane's brooding Mick Dowd, a poteen-soaked gravedigger who may or may not have murdered his wife. He may be more likely to take a mallet to a skull than to soliloquise over one, but that doesn't mean he's without emotional depth. ... " - TimeOut
  • Roles

    Members of Stage Jobs Pro who have been involved in A Skull in Connemara

Members of Stage Jobs Pro who have been involved in A Skull in Connemara