|DRUIDSYNGE is the title of a unique celebration of the work of John Millington Synge which involves the staging of all his dramas by the company over a two year period. The first production of this extraordinary project - Synge's masterpiece The Playboy of the Western World will open in Galway on February 10th followed by a run at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre from February 23rd. Further dates will be announced in the coming weeks.|
The principal roles of Christy and Pegeen Mike will be played by Cillian Murphy (Intermission, 28 Days Later, Disco Pigs) and Anne-Marie Duff (Magdalene Sisters, Amongst Women). They will be supported by The Irish Times/ ESB Theatre and Tony Award winning creative team of director Garry Hynes and designer Francis O'Connor.
'Synge is a marvellous writer, a colossus of world theatre, and Druid has always had a unique relationship with his work' Garry Hynes