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By The Bog of CatsThe Crescent Theatre Company present

By the Bog of Cats

by Marina Carr

Fri 22nd - Sat 30th May 2009 at 7.45pm in The Ron Barber Studio Theatre
Matinees: Sun 24th and Sat 30th at 2.45pm
No evening perf Sun 24th
After Dark Talk - Fri 29th

A jilted lover, a secret, a ghost and a wedding.

Marina Carr transplants Greek tragedy into the mysterious landscape of the bogs of the Irish midlands and tells the timeless tale of Hester Swaine, a traveller with a deep and unearthly connection to her land.

Tormented by the memory of a mother who deserted her, Hester is betrayed again, this time by the man she loves and who is the father of her child.

On the brink of despair, she embarks on a terrible journey of vengeance...

Full-length, furious and fabulous!

"A bravura performance by Katie Edwards, onstage for almost the whole of Marina Carr's tempestuous play, is supported by a company without a weak link...worth every minute..."

Five star verdict from John Slim, Birmingham Evening Mail. More on The Blog >>

Tickets: £11.50 (Concessions £10.50)
Preview Night – Fri 22nd May – All tickets £5.00

By The Bog of Cats in rehearsal


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