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.

BACKGROUND
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“Astonishing Acting….”

The New York Times
★★★★★

“A miniature masterpiece”

The Times of London
★★★★

“Extraordinary physical performance…sharp observational comedy”

The Sunday Times

INTERVIEW WITH MIKEL

AUDIENCE REACTION TO SHOW

2022 TOUR SCHEDULE

The Man In The Woman's Shoes

Date:Friday March 4th 2022

Venue: Glens Arts Centre Manorhamilton, Co Sligo

Date:Friday March 18th 2022

Venue: Tain Arts Centre Dundalk, Co Louth

Date:Saturday March 26th 2022

Venue: Linen Hall theatre Castlebar, Co Mayo

Date:Friday April 8th 2022

Venue: Butter Market Kenmare, Co Kerry

Date:Saturday April 9th 2022

Venue: Siamsa Tire Tralee, Co Kerry

Date:Thursday April 21st 2022

Venue: Backstage Theatre Longford

Date:Saturday April 30th 2022

Venue: Inishbofin Arts Festival Inishbofin