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About the Show Less...

Despair hits the town of Gompers hard until some rather strange occurances bring a little hope. Read More >

The town of Gompers is not a fun place to be. With a shut-down steel mill, buildings in disrepair and a population with short on faith, despair is settling in. Just when it seems hope is gone forever a golden greyhound materializes beneath a tree, a blue Messiah makes an appearance strolling along the river and a gambling boat is headed their way…

A cast of ten actors performs Adam Rapp’s new play, which manages to blend comedy, sensitivity and bold lyricism.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 31/08/2004

Opening Night: 02/07/2004

Closing Night: 18/07/2004

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Cast & Creative


Director - Roisin McBrinn

Designer - Poal Wills

Lighting Designer - David Platter

Author - Adam Rapp

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