On Wednesday, September 12 the Backstage Theatre will host an evening of Padraic McIntyre in conversation with Pat McCabe.
The first event of its kind at Backstage it guarantees to offer a rare insight in to McCabe’s illustrious career which gave the world The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on Pluto and Shae Mouse amongst others.
The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down” author and director, Padraic Mc Intyre has shared a very special working relationship with Pat McCabe ever since their collaboration on the hugely successful tour of The Dead School in 2008. So it is fitting that he be the one to interview him on his career. On speaking of the event, General Manager of Backstage, Mona Considine said “We were fortunate enough to have been the lead venue on The Dead School tour and were privileged to witness first hand the way in which these two talented and renowned artists brought this piece to life. It was a joy to see them working together and now we want to give our audiences the opportunity to hear about the unique collaborative process between a writer and director.”
On the night Pat will also read from selected works. Mrs Considine also added “if you have never heard Pat McCabe reading you are in for a treat. There is nothing quite as special as hearing the man behind the words bring them to life.”
Tickets for the Padraic McIntyre in Conversation with Pat McCabe are priced at €12 (including a wine reception) and can be purchased on 043 33 47888, from Farrell & Coy in Longford town or online on www.backstage.ie