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Date: Wednesday to Sunday9th to 13th October
Ticket: €100


    8pm_Wednesday, October 9th

    Brandon House Hotel, invited guests & festival ticket holders

    Welcome reception. Introductory talk by Dan McGovern, President of the O’Neill Foundation on ‘O’Neill and Ireland’

  • Long Day’s Journey into Night


    8pm_Thursday & Friday, October 10th & 11th

    St. Michael’s Theatre

    A long-revered showcase for tour-de-force performances, Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning masterpiece (published posthumously) lays bare what we all know to be true: the ardor of familial love cannot always protect you. Long Day’s Journey Into Night is an autobiographical insight into its late, legendary playwright—and a compassionately brutal look at one family’s struggle to fight for love itself.

  • Strange Interlude


    3.30pm_Saturday, October 12th

    St. Michael’s Theatre

    Staged reading of ‘Strange Interlude’ The Pulitzer Prize winning experimental play in nine acts will be presented as a professional Irish production in a staged reading directed by Ben Barnes

    3.30pm Part 1
    6.00pm Dinner at the Dunbrody Visitor Centre
    8.00pm Part 2

  • The Diary of Maynard Perdu


    8pm_Sunday, October 13th

    St. Michael’s Theatre

    Written and directed by the award winning playwright Billy Roche and starring the acclaimed actor/musician Peter McCamley.The Diary Of Maynard Perdu is set in the fantastic, mirrored, burlesque world of the Spiegeltent where fantasy and delusion reign supreme. Based on the novella by Billy Roche, this one man show takes us on a romantic journey of adventure and intrigue all of which serves to mask the pain and loss that are buried deep within.

  • The Glencairn Cycle Plays


    Twice Daily, October 10th to 13th

    Aboard The Dunbrody

    On board the Dunbrody Famine Ship there will be a production of Eugene O’Neill’s cycle of one-act plays directed by Paul Walsh set aboard the fictional ship the ‘SS Glencairn’, Bound East for Cardiff, The Long Voyage Home and In the Zone. These three one-act plays will be presented in one sitting lasting an hour.

  • Lunchtime Readings


    1pm_October 10th & 11th

    St. Michael’s Theatre gallery

    Featuring a programme of readings and performances of a selection of O’Neill’s short plays and writings.