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The Beauty Queen Of Leenane

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About the Show Less...

Martin McDonagh's darkly comic take on rural Ireland returns to the Young Vic. Read More >

Joe Hill-Gibbins’s production of The Beauty Queen Of Leenane returns to the Young Vic following a successful run in 2010.

Martin McDonagh’s darkly comic take on rural Ireland centres on lonely spinster Maureen who lives with her devilishly manipulative mother Mag high in the mountains of Connemara. Maureen longs for the romance that will spirit her away. But if she goes, who will stir the lumps out of Mag’s Complan?

The Beauty Queen Of Leenane’s author McDonagh is the writer of BAFTA-winning movie In Bruges and the plays The Pillowman, The Lieutenant Of Inishmore and A Beheading In Spokane.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 20/07/2011

Opening Night: 26/07/2011

Closing Night: 03/09/2011

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Cast & Creative


Rosaleen Linehan, Derbhle Crotty


Director - Joe Jill-Gibbins

Producer - Young Vic

Designer - Ultz

Lighting Designer - Charles Balfour

Sound - Paul Arditti

Author - Martin McDonagh

About Young Vic

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