The Backwater Lightship by Colm Tóibín
The Blackwater Lightship, Colm Tóibín’s piercing novel about a broken family, making a family of your own and the cost of caring for each other.
The world premiere was at the Gaiety Theatre Thursday 29 September as the gala opening of the Dublin Theatre Festival.
Adapted and directed by David Horan, the production features Ruth McCabe as Dora, Karen Ardiff as Lily, Rachel O’Byrne as Helen, David Rawle as Declan, Donncha O’Dea as Larry, Will O’Connell as Paul and Billie Traynor as Essie.
Set and Costume Design by Maree Kearns,
Lighting Design by Kevin Smith
Music and Sound Design by Tom Lane.
Supported by The Arts Council