Dublin Theatre Festival


The New Electric Ballroom

Written and Directed by Enda Walsh

Venue Abbey Theatre on the Peacock Stage
Date 23 Sep - 26 Sep 8.00pm
26 Sep 2.30pm
28 Sep - 3 Oct 8.00pm
3 Oct 2.30pm
5 Oct - 10 Oct 8.00pm
10 Oct 2.30pm
Duration 1hr 20mins

Cast Rosaleen Linehan(main image), Mikel Murfi, Ruth McCabe and Catherine Walsh
Set and Costume Design Sabine Dargent
Lighting Design Sinead McKenna
Sound Design Gregory Clarke

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The Abbey Theatre presents the Druid production of this multi-award winning play by Enda Walsh.

Funny, tender-hearted and at times pitch dark, The New Electric Ballroom is a coiled, dark, glitter-dusted fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life.

Ada, Breda and Clara are three sisters living in a remote fishing village, trapped in the years that have passed since their halcyon days at the New Electric Ballroom. Here possibilities are endless, hopes are high and opening your heart might be the one thing that saves you.
Winner of the Edinburgh Fringe First Award, and Irish Time Theatre Awards for Best New Play and Best Supporting Actor (Mikel Murphy), this winning combination of great writing and powerful acting is simply too good to miss.

It will blow you away because Enda Walsh is one of the world’s most original voices in contemporary theatre.

Talking Theatre In conversation with Enda Walsh.
Sept 25, Pre-show 6pm. Price €3.

"Walsh confirms himself as one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre." The Guardian