On the Irish border town of Newry, Chrissy promises her sister Claire that after one final drink she will go to The Dry House to get sober. Does she mean it this time?
Follow the sisters as they attempt to overcome the devastating impact of alcoholism on their family in this powerful and timely exploration of grief, family, addiction and the immense and redemptive power of hope.
An all-female cast featuring Derry Girls’ fan-favourite Aunt Sarah, Kathy Kiera Clarke (The Pale Horse and Bloodlands, BBC; Tartuffe, National Theatre; Medea, Citizens Theatre), who plays the role of Claire. Award-winning stage and screen actress Mairead McKinley (Edge of Tomorrow, Village Roadshow Pictures; Molly’s Way, dffb and ARTE; Translations, National Theatre) takes on the role of Claire’s sister Chrissy. Critically-acclaimed actress Carla Langley (The Ferryman, West End and Broadway; Carnival Row, Amazon Prime Video; The Witness for the Prosecution, BBC) is Chrissy’s daughter Heather bring to life this powerful and emotionally searing new play about love, loss, and the potential for hope after years of self-destruction.
The writer, Eugene O’Hare is an Irish actor and dramatist. He has written for National Theatre Connections, the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and for BBC television and radio.
“It heralds the arrival, in O’Hare, of a fearless new playwright with a singular voice.”
WhatsOnStage on The Weatherman, 2019
Relaxed performance: Wednesday 26th April, 2:30 pm
Captioned performance: Friday 3rd May, 7:30pm
Now taking bookings for performances from Fri 31st March 2023 until Sat 6th May 2023.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: 13, 113, 139, 189, 274.
Night buses: N113
Nearest rail: Marylebone
Tube lines: Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee And Metropolitan
Nearest tube: Marylebone
Directions from Marylebone :
The nearest underground stations are Marylebone, accessible via Bakerloo line, and Baker Street served by the Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines. Both stations are only 5 minutes' walk from Maryle
Car park: NCP London Marylebone Road
In congestion zone?: No
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The Dry House
Marylebone Theatre, London
Running until: Sat 6th May 2023
Running time: 90 minutes (no interval)