Before

Olivier Award winning actor Pat Kinevane returns to Oulu with Before, a new play with much music telling of a father’s journey that is both beautiful and strange…
Fishamble: The New Play Company presents
BEFORE
A new play with much music by Pat Kinevane
From the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent…
Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good. Pontius is inside, trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father’s journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O’Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for...
Friday 4.10. 18:00
Saturday 5.10. 18:00
Pikisali, Oulu Theatre
Price: 25€ / 15€
Ticketmaster / Oulu Theatre Ticket Office
15€ for Pohjoista Voimaa -benefit customers via Ticketmaster
Doors open 17:45
No late admissions
Duration: 80 minutes, no interval
Language: English
Age limit: +14 (strong language)
‘Kinevane’s performance works like a spell... a real showstopper, heaven can be found in the most unlikely places.’★★★★
Irish Times
‘extraordinary collaboration... soul-searching, achingly touching gem... [Kinevane is] a treasured force in Irish theatre.’★★★★
Sunday Times
‘a singular pleasure’ ★★★★
Sunday Business Post
Written and performed by Pat Kinevane
Directed by Jim Culleton
Produced by Eva Scanlan
Composed by Denis Clohessy
Before was commissioned by Fishamble and was developed with the support of the Arts Council, National Theatre Studio (London), Pavilion Theatre, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Georganne Aldrich Heller, Robert Leroy, and The Strollers Touring Network.
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