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Aaron Monaghan as Estragon, Garrett Lombard as Lucky and Marty Rea as Vladimir in Druid’s production of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett directed by Garry Hynes. Photo Matthew Thompson

Theatre: Druid Theatre Company’s Waiting for Godot at Backstage Theatre (audio-described and captioned)

27 Mar 2018, 8:00 pm - 10:20 pm (Past)

Backstage Theatre, Longford


  • Audio Description
  • Open Captioning

On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends await the arrival of the mysterious Godot. While waiting, they speculate, bicker, joke and ponder life’s greater questions. As dusk begins to fall, two figures appear on the horizon.

A national tour of Waiting for Godot
By Samuel Beckett

Directed by Garry Hynes
Starring Garrett Lombard, Aaron Monaghan, Rory Nolan and Marty Rea

Multi award-winning Galway theatre company, Druid, present their acclaimed production of this seminal work featuring members of the Druid Ensemble and the design team behind The Beauty Queen of Leenane and DruidShakespeare.

Regarded as one of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett is a masterpiece that draws endless interpretations and Druid’s production has won acclaim from audiences and critics alike, and multiple Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.

‘The freshest, funniest and most affecting production of the play in at least a quarter of a century’ – The Irish times

‘Exceptional . . . miraculous . . . I never wanted them to stop’ – Irish Times

‘A welcome reinvention . . . A must-see’ – The Sunday Business Post

Backstage Theatre, Longford
March 27th, 2018 at 8pm. Audio described and captioned performance.
Tickets €25 / concession €20
Book tickets online or by phone 043 33 47888
Duration 2 hours 20 mins approx.

This accessible performance of Waiting for Godot is facilitated by Arts & Disability Ireland with funding from the Arts Council.

See more accessible performances of Waiting for Godot at:
National Opera House, Wexford on March 31st at 2pm

Watch: Trailer for Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. Presented by Druid Theatre Company

Rory Nolan as Pozzo, Garret Lombard as Lucky, Marty Rea as Vladimir and Aaron Monaghan as Estragon in Druid's production of Waiting for Godot. Photo Matthew Thompson

Exceptional . . . miraculous . . . I never wanted them to stop

The Irish Times

Marty Rea as Vladmir and Aaron Monaghan as Estragon in Druid's production of Waiting for Godot. Photo Matthew Thompson


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