Starring Bryan Murray (Fair City,Brookside,Irish RM) & Michael Bates (Fair City,Mattie, Roy)
Produced by Directions Out Theatre Co
A new comedy about life, love & the afterlife.
‘…a highly entertaining play… spirited performances from Bryan Murray as the dummy and Michael Bates as Mr B’. ..Emer O Kelly
Brian Mc Avera’s new comedy is an unconventional and irreverent look at one of Ireland’s most iconic writers. This new work opens with Beckett waking up in the after-life to find he is challenged by his conscience about his irresponsible behaviour as young man.’In Search of Mr B’ is a surreal and humorous evening of entertainment that incorporates elements of music hall and physical comedy that is played directly to the audience. It promises to be very funny, thought provoking and challenging on the early life of one of the 20th Centuries greatest artists.
Cast includes Bryan Murray (Fair City, Brookside,Bread and Irish RM) and Michael Bates (Fair City,Mattie,Roy)
..Sunday Independent‘’…a highly entertaining play…works extremely well…with spirited performances from Bryan Murray as the dummy and Michael Bates as Mr B’’. Emer O Kelly
The Irish Mail on Sunday Show of the week. ‘’ Relentless wacky comedy…quirky routines… to get under the skinn of the reclusive genius…Bryan Murray works wonders as the impudent dummy’’ Michael Moffatt
Irish Times.. Highlight of the week in Seven Days section of Ticket Magazine. Sara Keating
The Public Review ‘’Murray’s mesmeric portrayal combines athletic virtuosity with humour and pathos. Utter perfection. Thoroughly engaging throughout, this bittersweet comedy also stimulates on deeper level. A must see!’’ Rachel Rafferty
Music is by composer Conor Linehan. Lighting by Conleth White.
Directed by the award winning team of Brian McAvera and Joe Devlin (Winner of the Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Award for the Encouragement of New Work).
Brian McAvera’s is an Irish writer whose plays have been translated into 21 languages world-wide. He is the author of the internationally renowned Picasso’s Woman cycle of 8 plays. His other work includes Francis & Frances and Bankers for Focus Theatre.