The Beauty Queen of Leenane

  • date Monday, 19 March, 2018
  • group Enniscorthy Drama Group
  • author Martin McDonagh
  • category Confined
  • age suitable for children

Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early forties, lives with her ageing and manipulative mother, Mag.  She has spent many years looking after and caring for her mother. One day it seems like Maureen might be able to escape from her sad and depressing life, when she thinks she has met the man of her dreams. But Mag succeeds in interfering with her daughter’s first and possibly final chance of a loving relationship, and this interference sets in motion a train of terrible and consequently fatal events, marred with violence, hate and despair …

Enniscorthy Drama Group

Enniscorthy drama Group was formed in 2013 and since then has played to full houses with such productions as Tom, Dick and Harry, Glen Garry Glenross,  Plough and the Stars, Playboy of the Western World,  The Lost Weekend and A Night on the Hill.  In 2015 they qualified for the All Ireland One Act Drama Finals in Galway winning many awards along the way. In 2017 they made their debut on the Three Act Circuit with Tom Murphy’s classic, A Whistle in The Dark and they followed in the One Act Festival with Shakespeare’s A Dick. They are going from strength to strength and are really looking forward to performing The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

 

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