5th – 7th March 2020
The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh
Set in Ireland in 1993. The Northern Ireland peace process is taking its faltering first steps, and INLA man Mad Padraic is hard at work pulling out the toenails of Belfast drug pusher James, when the news comes through that his beloved cat, Wee Thomas, is poorly. Instead of slicing off James’s right nipple, as planned, he heads back home to the island of Inishmore. But, when he arrives at the family home, he discovers that Wee Thomas isn’t sick but has had his brains squeezed out like toothpaste. Padraic, a man considered too mad for the IRA and sorely trying the patience of his INLA comrades, is intent on revenge, even if that means wiping out his own father. Just as he’s about to put a bullet through Dad’s head, there’s an unexpected knock at the door.
17th – 20th June 2020
Urinetown the Musical by Greg Kotis
Set in a Gotham-like city overcome by ecological disaster, Urinetown is a tongue-in-cheek tale of greed, corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its very weight in gold. A depletion of the earth’s water-supply has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The privilege to pee is regulated by a malevolent corporation which profits by charging admission for one of mankind’s basic needs – and which is ripe for overthrow…