Where We Live

SHIT by Patricia Cornelius

Dates: 11 Mar - 14 Mar

Show Time: 8.30pm (2pm matinée)

Tickets: €16

Out of control girls. Angry girls. Nasty girls. They are a sight to behold. Terrifying, electrifying, funny and awful, they’re everything women shouldn’t be, and we hate them.

 

Grown-up little girls who spit, swear, scream, threaten, piss in the street, flash their tits and laugh too loudly. Who fight, really fight – head butts and smashed cheekbones and midnight visits to the emergency room. Who fuck too much, or not at all, wear too much makeup, or none at all… and don’t believe in anything.

 

They’re mean, foul-mouthed, downtrodden, hard-bitten and utterly damaged. They believe the world is shit, that their lives are shit, that they are shit. This is a story about three of those women. Their names are Billy, Bob and Sam.

 

Critically acclaimed as one of the best plays on Australian stages in recent years, SHIT is a provocative and tragic, heart-breaking and bitterly funny four-time Green Room Award winner from acclaimed playwright Patricia Cornelius. Now in a new Irish production from THISISPOPBABY, this is a compelling, raw, powerful and timely treatise on class, misogyny and poverty.

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A THISISPOPBABY Production in partnership with Civic Theatre.

WHERE WE LIVE is supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and Dublin City Council.

St. Patrick’s Festival’s principal funders are Fáilte Ireland – the National Tourism Development Authority, Dublin City Council, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. For more information see stpatricksfestival.ie

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