The Country Girls

Abbey Theatre, Saturday 23rd February - Saturday 6th April 2019

Edna O'Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation.

All of Edna O'Brien's novels published during the 1960s were ruled “indecent and obscene” under the Censorship of Publications Act. This started when the publication of The Country Girls caused outrage. It was banned in Ireland by the authorities and publicly burned by the clergy. Notoriety quickly turned to fame and this coming of age story of two young women in 1950s Ireland became a best-seller.

The Country Girls is the Dublin: One City, One Book 2019 Choice. #TheCountryGirls

Booking Information
Times: Mon – Sat 7.30pm, Sat Matinee 2pm.
Sign language interpreted performance: Thursday 4th April, 7:30pm.
Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 6th April, 2pm.
Touch Tour of Stage and Set: Saturday 6th April, 12:45pm.


Date:
Saturday 23rd February - Saturday 6th April 2019
Time:
2pm | 7.30pm
Price:
€13 - €45
Address:
Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, Ireland

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