The Forge Players. takes to the stage of the Simon Ryan Theatre, Tipperary Excel with The Cripple of Innismann from 26th – 28th January.
Contact Tipperary Excel on 062 80520 for tickets or https://www.tipperaryexcel.com
This classic black comedy is from renowned playwright Martin McDonagh. Martin McDonagh’s work is known and loved by both theatre and film audiences alike.
The Cripple of Inishmaan is set on the small Aran Islands community of Inishmaan (Inis Meáin) off the Western Coast of Ireland in 1934, where the inhabitants are excited to learn of a Hollywood film crew’s arrival in neighbouring Inishmore (Inis Mór) to make a documentary about life on the islands.
“Cripple” Billy Claven, eager to escape the gossip, poverty and boredom of Inishmaan, vies for a part in the film, and to everyone’s surprise, the orphan and outcast gets his chance….