"Now, with Billie McBride directing, Miners Alley has staged a pitch-perfect production of Skull in Connemara." ~Juliet Wittman, Denver Westword
Another macabre mini-masterpiece! For one week each autumn, Mick Dowd is hired to disinter bones in sections of his local cemetery to make way for the new arrivals. But as the time approaches for him to dig up the bones of his own late wife, rumors about his possible involvement in her sudden death seven years ago resurface. Populated by misfits and miscreants all digging for the truth, A Skull in Connemara is a blasphemously funny whodunit complete with flying skulls and bloody hatchets.
"Mr. McDonagh's great strength is that he combines a love of traditional storytelling with the savage ironic humour of the modern generation…In A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, a gravedigger, whose job is to disinter the bones of seven-year-old corpses and smash them to pulp, is hotly suspected of killing his wife." —The Guardian (UK).
opening may 19th!
Miners Alley Playhouse is an award-winning professional theater in downtown Golden. With live theater, musicals, comedy, improv, concerts, and classes, MAP has been providing an entertainment center for audiences and an artistic home for artists in the greater Denver area for over twenty years.
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