The play, set in a bar in a remote part of Ireland, is about a group of friends who one-up each other with scary stories to impress a young woman, Valerie, who joins their group. As the drink flows and the stories become increasingly frightening, Valerie tells a tale so distressing and confounding that it leaves everyone completely shaken.
- Brendan won the 1999 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Brendan in a prior production of The Weir. Following its West End run, the Royal Court production transferred to New York, where he also won a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.
- The Weir was voted one of the 100 most significant plays of the 20th Century in a poll conducted by the Royal National Theatre, London.
Peter Coonan, Jolly Abraham, Sean Fox, Marty Rea
Scheduled run from 26 November – 14 January 2023