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Fourth Wall Laois Theatre Group presents Big Maggie

The story of Big Maggie Polpin and her attempts to keep her family together after the death of her husband is an enduring theatre favourite. The dialogue crackles with hilarious, caustic putdowns as the indomitable Maggie deals with her feckless family and unwanted suitors.

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

29th April 2017 at 8:00 pm

Everyone wants a part of Big Maggie and her property, but she has other ideas. John B. Keane's wonderful creation of a rural Irish matriarch ranks with Juno, Mommo and Molly Bloom as one of the great female creations of twentieth-century Irish literature. 

Cost: €14/12 (€10 second level student / group of 10 or more)

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