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The Playboy of the Western World & Shadow of the Glen

In October 2008 Druid will tour a double bill of our award-winning and critically-acclaimed productions of John Millington Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World and The Shadow of the Glen. These two plays formed the core of DruidSynge, the most universally praised production in Druid’s history.


This double bill will be presented in some of the most prestigious theatres in North America and is presented with the support of Culture Ireland.


Druid would also like to acknowledge the support of the Galway University Foundation .


TOUR DETAILS: OCT 3 – 30th 2008


Oct 3 – 4th

Tyron Festival Theatre

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts




Oct 8 – 12th  

Roda Theatre




Oct 14 – 18th


Los Angeles



Oct 22nd – 25th

Terrace Theatre

The Kennedy Centre

Washington D.C.


Oct 29 – 30th

Memorial Hall

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill






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Production Details
The Playboy of the Western World & Shadow of the Glen
A play by J.M. Synge
Directed by: Garry Hynes
Assistant Director: Thomas Conway
Design: Francis O'Connor
Sound Design: John Leonard
Lighting Design: Davy Cunningham
Costume Design: Kathy Strachan.
Composer: Sam Jackson

Cast: The Playboy of the Western World Sarah-Jane Drummey, Marcus Lamb, John Olahan, Peter Gowen, Fergal McElherron, Simon Boyle, Catherine Walsh, Caoilfhionn Dunne, Kelly Gough, Hannah McCabe, Tom Hickey.
The Shadow of the Glen Tom Hickey, Catherine Walsh, Peter Gowen, Marcus Lamb
Flood Street, Galway, Ireland
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