|Druid's first production of 2006 will be The Walworth Farce, a new play by Enda Walsh, one of the country's finest young playwrights commissioned by Druid under its New Writing programme.|
Directed by Mikel Murfi, designed by Sabine Dargent and featuring Syan Blake, Denis Conway, Garrett Lombard and Aaron Monaghan, the production will tour to Cork and Dublin in April after its world premiere in Galway in March.
Town Hall Theatre, Galway 16th - 25th March 2006
Everyman Theatre, Cork 28th March - 1st April 2006
The Helix, Dublin 3rd - 15th April 2006
Other plays by Enda Walsh include: Chatroom, for NT Shell Connections, which will be produced in the Cottesloe, London in March- April 2006. The Small Things for Paines Plough, March 2005 and Galway Arts Festival 2005; Bedbound first produced by the Dublin Theatre Festival 2001, then Edinburgh Fringe 2002 (Fringe First winner), New York, London (Royal Court) and currently worldwide; Misterman, first staged at the Granary Theatre, Cork, and currently in production in Germany, Hungary and Spain; Disco Pigs, Arts Council Playwrights' Award, Best Production Dublin Fringe 1996, and played at Edinburgh Fringe 1997, London (Bush Theatre)1998, Winner of the 1997 Stewart Parker and George Devine Awards.