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13 February 2017

Dates Extended for The Beauty Queen of Leenane at The Gaiety

The Beauty Queen of Leenane finishes its extensive seven-month tour at The Gaiety Theatre this spring, with extra dates added due to phenomenal demand.

Multi-award winning Garry Hynes directs the production with the stellar cast of Marie Mullen, Aisling O’Sullivan, Marty Rea and Aaron Monaghan – all members of the Druid Ensemble. Critics across the Atlantic have praised the performances and Mullen and O’Sullivan have both been nominated for an Irish Times Irish Theatre Award 2017.

‘We’re delighted to finish this extraordinary tour across three continents with three weeks at home.’ says Artistic Director Garry Hynes. ‘We started the production in Ireland and it’s always interesting for our audiences to see what little things have changed since and how they will respond to those changes. We’re enjoying an incredible run, in the middle of a coast-to-coast tour of the US with Hong Kong still to come, but finishing the tour at home feels only right.’


‘Mag and Maureen Folan, one of the nastiest family units ever to grace (or disgrace) a stage, are larger than when this satanically funny pair first arrived in New York nearly two decades ago.’
- The New York Times