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Social Pics: Opening Night Of The Beauty of Leenane At The Gaiety Theatre


by Jennifer McShane
22nd Oct 2016
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Actors Denise McCormack, India Mullen, Chris Newman, Cathy Belton, Darren Cahill took time out from their busy filming schedule as they joined actors Sean McGinley, Orla Brady and Pat Nolan as well as Morah Ryan and Jenny Buckley on the red carpet for the opening night of Druid’s The Beauty of Leenane at The Gaiety Theatre.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh, is set in the mountains of Connemara and tells the story of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early 40s, and Mag, her manipulative, ageing mother. Mag’s interference in Maureen’s first and potentially last romantic relationship sets in motion a chain of events that are as tragically funny as they are horrific.

Garry Hynes directs the production with the stellar cast of Marie Mullen, Aisling O?Sullivan, Marty Rea and Aaron Monaghan.

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