Wednesday, October 27, 2010

An Irish Possession - Friday lunchtime theatre at the Black Box

Local writer and occasional blogger Gerard Brennan is making his stage debut in An Irish Possession in Belfast’s Black Box venue on Friday at 1pm. Gerard wrote the play which has been adapted and directed by Conor Maguire.

Jim O’Neill is possessed and it looks like all his mother’s love and valiums are powerless to save him. Can he put his faith and hope in Belfast’s last exorcist? Enter the mighty Father Silver of Clonnard Chapel. Things are about to get mental!

Between the season of Sunday lunchtime readings at the Ulster Hall earlier in the year, the reopened Crescent Arts Centre and the occasional lunchtime theatre being staged in the Black Box, local playwriting seems to be well and truly alive.

Tickets for the one man show are available at the door for £3.

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