Watch the video

Learn more about the show before you go...

Kind Words Spoken

★★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★★ The Sunday Times ★★★★★ The Observer ★★★★★ The Financial Times "Duffin's exceptional portrayal is the best of her career" The Irish Times "One of the best stage adaptations of a novel you're likely to see" The Sunday Times "A memorable evening of pure theatre" Sunday Independent

The Corn Exchange in partnership with Ulster Bank presents

Theatre

A GIRL IS A HALF-FORMED THING

Dates: 04 Feb - 14 Feb

Show Time: 8.00pm

Tickets: €20 - €18 (All tickets 4 February just €16)

Don’t pay more on the door: book early and save money!
Pre-booking tickets: €20 / €18 concession
On the day tickets: €22 / €20 concession

Back by popular demand, the major hit of the 2014 Dublin Theatre Festival, Annie Ryan’s courageous and startling adaptation of Eimear McBride’s award-winning novel returns to Dublin. From the makers of international festival hits including Man of Valour, Freefall, Dubliners and Dublin by Lamplight, Dublin’s celebrated company The Corn Exchange brings to the stage this internationally acclaimed novel.

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing follows the inner narrative of a girl from the womb to twenty with vivid intensity and originality. This is a character of astonishing resilience and intelligence, someone determined to make sense of things amidst the crushing Catholicism and deprivation of her Irish childhood.

Rebellious, unrelenting, with biting wit and brilliant spark, Eimear McBride writes with an urgency and honesty that is totally electric in performance. Adapted for the stage and directed by Annie Ryan, and featuring award-winning actress Aoife Duffin (Moone Boy), A Girl is a Half-formed Thing promises to be an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Post-Show Discussions
Thursday 5 February
Tuesday 10 February
Thursday 12 February

The
Big, Bold
Book Now
Button

Click for instant happiness.

Call the Box Office:

+353 1 8819 613

Suitable ages 18+

Contains violent and sexually explicit material that some audience members may find disturbing

80 min

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride, adapted for the stage and directed by Annie Ryan
Performed by Aoife Duffin
Music and Sound Design by Mel Mercier
Lighting by Sinead Wallace
Set design by Lian Bell
Costumes by Katie Crowley

The Corn Exchange operates in partnership with Ulster Bank and is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.

Last From the Newsroom

Open Call - Future Forecast: HAVEN

Project Arts Centre is pleased to announce an open call for a series of 3 artist commissions. Future Forecast is a series of events and artistic interventions forming part of a speculative voyage towards the future. Future Forecast is a multiway transmission with 2020+ vision. For the Arts sector, the last few months have been a time of crisis, but also a time of reflection. The building is a luxury and we miss it. We miss artists making their work in our spaces and audiences making a journey through the building to see that work and we miss being together…

Read More

Celebrating 20 Years in the Big Blue Building

Exactly 20 years ago the new purpose-built premises of Project Arts Centre reopened amidst huge expectations and speculations on its capacities to live up to its artist-led ethos and continue its creative path dedicated to experimentation and radical practices. There were sceptics and critical voices addressing both the context of the development of the Temple Bar Cultural Quarter and spectacle-oriented, consumer-driven cultural production which some feared Project’s subversive spirit might fall prey to after its refurbishment. An anniversary at most times is an important opportunity to reflect, especially during such transformative moments as those we are living through right now.…

Read More
Visit the Newsroom