Playboy of the Western World

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Updated: December 3rd, 2018

Shakespeare in the Glen presents

Playboy of the Western World

by J.M. Synge


Lime Tree Theatre | Fri, March 1st | 8pm | €15


“…there’s a great gap between a gallous story and a dirty deed.” J.M. Synge

Synge’s satirical masterpiece opened to riots 111 years ago as he bravely held a mirror up to Ireland in all its contradictions. In Shakespeare in the Glen’s new vivid production the piercing social commentary of 1907 still resonates strongly today.

In a society where instant celebrity is only a click away and viral success is the Promised Land for many, Synge’s hilariously satirical commentary on turn of the century Ireland is never more relevant than it is today.

  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call our box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • Limited parking available for patrons, please arrive early. Disability and bus parking on campus.

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