A new play by Brian Watkins

‘It's just that life has felt so wobbly, so... even though I've lived here thirty years I feel... dislocated... exiled, I suppose... and I'm not sure why... and maybe that's the world... I dunno...'

Snow falls softly on an uncanny evening. In an old city house, adrift in a modern world, a cheery host gathers a group of friends to try and reignite a forgotten tradition. But when the guest of honour, Gabriel, is unusually late, the participants find themselves unmoored and craving answers.

And there just might not be enough wine, or goose, or time, to fend off some long-neglected anxieties that haunt their souls.

2019 is Druid's year of new writing with all work being world premieres by living writers. In association with Galway International Arts Festival, Druid presents Epiphany which will preview at Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire before its world premiere at the Town Hall Theatre, Galway.

During the run, Stage Left, an exhibition of Epiphany rehearsal sketches by Brian Bourke will be on display in the Town Hall Theatre.



  • Jude Akuwudike
  • Grace Byers
  • Bill Irwin
  • Kate Kennedy
  • Julia McDermott
  • Aaron Monaghan
  • Marie Mullen
  • Rory Nolan
  • Marty Rea


  • Director Garry Hynes
  • Set Design Francis O'Connor
  • Costume Design Francis O'Connor
  • Doreen McKenna
  • Lighting Sinead McKenna
  • Sound Ivan Birthistle
  • Movement David Bolger
  • Music Conor Linehan

Production Team

  • Executive Director Feargal Hynes
  • Associate Producer Brian Fenton
  • Production Manager Barry O'Brien
  • Company Manager Jean Hally
  • Deputy Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
  • Assistant Stage Manager Emma Coen
  • Costume Supervisor Orla Long
  • Costume Assistant Jingyi Zhang
  • Hair & Make Up Val Sherlock
  • Master Carpenter Gus Dewar
  • Carpenters Arthur Bell
  • Pete Nelson
  • Chief Electrician Shannon Light
  • Lighting Programmer Eoin McNinch
  • Technician Richard Curwood
  • Scenic Artist Rachel Towey
  • Props Gill Christie
  • Gavin Morgan
  • Casting Consultants Maureen Hughes
  • Laura Stanczyk
  • PR Bowe Communications