THE MAN IN THE WOMAN'S SHOES
A One Man Theatre Show Written and Directed by Mikel Murfi.
Commissioned by the Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo and Sligo Arts Office as part of Bealtaine 2012.
Winner: Stewart Parker/ BBC Northern Ireland Radio Drama Award 2013
Winner: Writers Guild of Ireland (Zebby)
Award 2014: Best Theatre Script
Irish Times Theatre Awards: Best New Play 2013: Shortlisted
The show was created with the support of the Sligo County Council Arts Service and The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo as part of the Bealtaine Festival for Creativity in older people. The Man In The Woman’s Shoes has toured extensively in Ireland since 2012. It has played twice in NYC at the Irish Arts Centre in Manhattan. It ran for three weeks at The Tricycle Theatre, London in 2016 to full houses. It is available for limited touring. A new companion piece called I Hear You and Rejoice is currently touring Ireland.
The New York Times
“A miniature masterpiece”
The Times of London
“Extraordinary physical performance…sharp observational comedy”
The Sunday Times
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2019 TOUR SCHEDULE
The Man In The Woman's Shoes
Date: Thursday May 16th, 2019
Venue: Town Hall Theatre Galway, Co. Galway
Date: Friday May 24th, 2019
Venue: Heaney Homeplace Bellaghy, Co. Derry