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Shadow Of A Gunman, The

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Sean O'Casey's drama about a peddler and a poet in 1920s Ireland. Read More >

Set in a tenement building in the Dublin slums, May 1920, The Shadow Of A Gunman charts the daily lives of its occupants: the peddlar, Seumas Shields, and the poet, Donal Davoren. They talk, dream and tease out their hours like an urban Vladimir and Estragon: trapped between the rock of the IRA and the hard place of the infamous Black and Tans. High comedy combines blends whimsically with the tragedy of lives lived under a brutal occupying power, to create one of the great plays of the 20th century.

Dominic Dromgoole returns to the Tricycle to direct the first play of O’Casey’s Dublin Trilogy.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 30/09/2004

Opening Night: 04/10/2004

Closing Night: 06/11/2004

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Cast & Creative

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Director - Dominic Dromgoole

Designer - Michael Taylor

Author - Sean O'Casey