After the End Lyric Theatre

After the End Lyric Theatre

Location: The Lyric Theatre Belfast

Date: 1st – 3rd February – showing at 8pm each evening. There is also a matinee show on Saturday 3rd February at 2:45pm.

Ticket price: £14 (£1.20 booking fee) /concession: £12

After the End is a thrilling 90 minute play that follows the interaction between a man and a woman who are trapped in a bunker for two weeks. It touches on themes of power, fear, morality, violence, politics and the human capacity for change. A powerful and relevant piece that simply demands to be seen!

Running from the 1st – 3rd February, the Vile Bodies production is a captivating two-hander, which has been brought up to date, tapping into the psyche of modern audiences.

The playwright, Dennis Kelly, is best known for writing the book for the Olivier and Tony winning Matilda the Musical, and is one of the UK’s most prevalent living writers for stage and screen.

This latest adaptation of the play will be directed by young Belfast director Emily Foran, who is the youngest graduate of The Lir Academy’s MFA in directing, and studied drama at Queens University Belfast.

*This production of After the End was originally produced by The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.

Please note this production contains strong language, full frontal nudity, scenes of a violent nature, scenes of sexual violence and flashing lights. 

Image by Keith Dixon Photography

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