Enda Walsh has some stage ‘Medicine’ for you

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Galway Daily theatre Enda Walsh has some stage 'Medicine' for you
Medicine by Enda Walsh. Photo: Jess Shurte

Galway International Arts Festival’s production of the critically acclaimed Medicine by Enda Walsh will be heading to the United States after wowing audiences in Galway come September.

Starring the multi-award-winning actor Domhnall Gleeson alongside a sensational cast including Clare Barrett, Aoife Duffin and drummer Sean Carpio, Medicine will wow audiences in Galway in person and online next month.

Dark, absurd, and devastatingly funny, Medicine shatters the boundaries between cast and audience in the surreal tale of John Kane, where he is joined at a hospital gurney by a jazz percussionist, two women called Mary, a very old man and a giant lobster.

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Domhnall Gleeson on stage in Medicine by Enda Walsh. Photo: Jess Shurte

So far Walsh’s latest work has proven to be a hit, earning rave reviews at the Edinburgh International Festival, where it is running until tomorrow.

In person tickets for the Galway dates sold out in a record 18 minutes but tickets for the four livestreamed performances (15-18 Sept) and to watch on demand (20-26 September) are on sale now.

Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival – the team that brought you MistermanBallyturk and Arlingtonteam up with Enda Walsh to bring you this unmissable

Walsh shines a light on the the darkest corners of our collective stories with the help of his regular team of world–class collaborators: designers Jamie Vartan [set], Adam Silverman [lighting], Helen Atkinson [sound], Joan O’Clery [costume] and composer Teho Teardo, with live drumming composed and performed by Seán Carpio.

Following on from its run in Galway this September, Medicine be heading to the United States, where it will will play St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn for a limited run from November 11 – December 5.