The House

By Tom Murphy

Directed by Garry Hynes

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Druid’s long history with Tom Murphy began in the 1980s when he became the company’s writer-in-association and their work together includes the world premieres of Conversations on a Homecoming, Bailegangaire and Brigit, as well as the internationally acclaimed play cycle DruidMurphy.

Reviews for DruidMurphy

‘As always with this remarkable company, the acting is of a quality to leave you dumbstruck with admiration’ The New York Times

‘Druid remind you that no one has articulated the legacy of dispossession as eloquently or unflinchingly as Murphy … a staggering achievement’ The Irish Times

‘Garry Hynes directs with wisdom and feeling … Murphy is, I suspect, the greatest dramatist writing in English’ Financial Times

‘staged by Hynes with a breath-taking poetic realism … I emerged astonished both by Murphy’s historical awareness and Druid’s ensemble vigour’ The Guardian

‘It is a privilege to watch theatre of such indelible quality … a remarkable theatrical achievement’ Irish Independent

‘a fantastic tear-sodden blast of the very best in Irish theatre … Garry Hynes leads her Galway-based Druid company in triumph and despair’ What’s On Stage