The Father

Irish Premiere

The Father

by Florian Zeller in a translation by Christopher Hampton

Previews from 8th September

Opening Night Wednesday 14th September

Please note the play will run for 1 hour 30 minutes with no interval.

The Father looks inside the mind of Andre, a retired dancer living with his adult daughter Anne and her husband. Or is he a retired engineer receiving a visit from Anne who has moved away with her boyfriend? Why do strangers keep turning up in his room? And where has he left his watch?

Author of this intriguing and compelling black comedy, Florian Zeller, has been hailed as “one of the hottest literary talents in France” (Independent). The Father (Le Père) is the winner of the 2014 Moliere Award for Best Play. The Molieres are considered France’s highest theatrical honour.

Matinees at 2.30pm: Wednesday 5th & 12th of October
and every Saturday


Cast & Creatives

Directed by Ethan McSweeny

Set Design by Francis O’Connor

Costume Design by Joan O’Clery

Lighting Design by Rick Fisher

Music and Sound Design by Denis Clohessy

Cast includes: Fiona Bell, Peter Gaynor, Charlotte McCurry, Simon O’Gorman, Sophie Robinson and Owen Roe


This event is supported by RTÉ Supporting the Arts