Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer
|Duration||60mins (no interval)|
Directed by Muireann Ahern
Performed by Louis Lovett
Set and Lighting Design by John Comiskey
Costume Design by Niamh Lunny
Music and Sound Design by Carl Kennedy
Jack McNally’s Hotel has 13 rooms (all of them sunny) for 13 people (all of them different).
There is old Mrs Chelsea, who is noticeably wobbly, Norma and Dorma the Italian twins, and Mr Truro who plays the spoons. Lionel O’Brien talks about trains, and his son Little Lionel does too. Brenda and Michael can seem a bit rough – but their hearts are as big as their record collection. Melanie Woodcott dreams of the sea, while Jack McNally dreams of Melanie Woodcott.
But when the visitors stop visiting, and the dust settles on the furniture, Jack McNally must become a hotel's worth of guests.
He takes a deep breath, puts on a wig, and opens the door...
The Festival is delighted to welcome back the writer and performer duo behind the international hit The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly, for a show that will delight children (7+) and adults of all ages.
COMMISSIONED BY THEATRE LOVETT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STROLLERS TOURING NETWORK.
THEATRE LOVETT ARE PART OF SIX IN THE ATTIC – AN IRISH THEATRE INSTITUTE RESOURCE SHARING INITIATIVE.
The Gallery at The Westbury Hotel