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“Hilarious, fast-paced and deeply heartfelt. A hugely promising first play…” Mark O’Rowe “This breakneck two-hander will smack you upside the head ... breathlessly exciting” Peter Crawley, The Irish Times “Leper + Chip is a spectacular writing debut ... directed with pretty well faultless precision by Karl Shiels.” Emer O’Kelly, Sunday Independent “Confirmation that there are some very fine young actors on the Irish scene at present” Michael Moffatt, The Irish Mail on Sunday
Theatre Upstairs presents a Bitter Like A Lemon production
Dates: 03 Feb - 07 Feb
Show Time: 8.15pm
Tickets: €15 - €12 (All tickets 3 February €10)
Post-Show Discussion: 7 February matinee 1.30pm
Some people never go crazy… what truly horrible lives they must live.
Boy meets girl… in the middle of a battering, boy wrecks bus full of pensioners, girl gets chased by machete-wielding maniac and love without madness isn’t love at all.
Fast, frantic, funny… Dublin at 100mph with leopard-coated cougars, Pringle-eating whales and your tiny little mate chained inside a fridge. Blink and you’ll miss it.
LEPER + CHIP is a new play by Lee Coffey, first staged at Theatre Upstairs in April 2014, directed by Karl Shiels and performed by Conall Keating and Amilia Stewart. The play is fast paced, set in contemporary inner city Dublin and consists of a series of interwoven monologues and dialogues between the two protagonists.
7 February matinee 1.30pm
New Writing in Contemporary Dublin
Lee Coffey, writer of LEPER + CHIP
Aonghus Óg McAnally (chair), artistic director of Rise Productions
Mark O’Rowe, playwright
Karl Shiels, director of LEPER + CHIP and artistic director of Theatre Upstairs
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Suitable ages 16+
Contains strong language
Running time: 45 min
Writer: Lee Coffey
Director: Karl Shiels
Cast: Conall Keating, Amilia Stewart
Set Design: Laura Honan
Lighting Design: Eoghan Carrick
Costume Design: Veronica Stewart
Line Producer: TV Honan
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March 21 2019, at 12:30pm
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