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Little John Nee & Neil McCarthy 17.11.2016
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A great THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE is to be expected!

17.11.

8pm

Little John Nee & Neil McCarthy

Our friend and Poet Neil McCarthy brings along the great Little John Nee

“A mesmerising piece of theatre balanced somewhere between the stories of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and a zen meditation session. The evening made me feel as if I was a child again, enthralled by a magical story…” Michael Harding Irish Times 22/3/13

“Little John Nee, as actor and writer, has become a representative Irish figure and commentator, and never more so than here” The Irish Times

“Its beauty lies in its charm, but its depth lies in its message: we are all just a step away from one another after all” The Sunday Independant

“A unique talent” –“Irish Theatre Magazine

“a masterpiece of storytelling” ***** The Guardian

 

Little John Nee is a writer/performer based in Co. Galway in the west of Ireland. A prolific creator of work for theatre he was recently elected to Aosdána (established by the Irish Arts Council in 1981 to honour artists whose work has made an outstanding contribution to the creative arts in Ireland)

His style of storytelling theatre with music has won him international recognition and his play “Sparkplug” won an Irish Times Theatre Award for his sound design while the RTE radio version won a Special Mention Prize at the Prix Italia 2013.

He has recently published a book of Haiku “The Apocalypse came on a Friday” and previously his “A Donegal Trilogy” was published by An Grianan Theatre. He has released an album of songs from his theatre shows recorded with The Caledonia Highly strung Orchestra. “Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta”

Little John Nee has been commissioned to write plays for Barabbas Theatre Company, Axis Ballymun, Scottish Touring Theatre Consortium, An Grianan Theatre,  Earagail Arts Festival, Donegal Co. Council, Leitrim Co. Council, children’s plays for Galway Arts Festival and a radio play for RTE Radio Drama on One.