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Seafarer, The

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About the Show Less...

Conor McPherson's National Theatre debut is a tale of four friends hoping to play cards, whose evening is disturbed by an ominous stranger from the past. Read More >

On Christmas Eve Sharky returns home to care for his blind, ageing brother. Drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are also at the house, hoping to play some cards. However, the arrival of a stranger from the distant past raises the stakes. Sharkey may be playing for his very soul.

The Seafarer marks Conor McPherson’s National Theatre debut.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 20/09/2006

Opening Night: 28/09/2006

Closing Night: 30/01/2007

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Cast & Creative


Ron Cook, Conleth Hill, Karl Johnson, Jim Norton


Director - Conor McPherson

Producer - National Theatre

Designer - Rae Smith

Lighting Designer - Neil Austin

Sound - Mathew Smethurst-Evans

Author - Conor McPherson