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Two Roads West

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Laurence McKeown 

  • Setting

    A Belfast Black Taxi travelling up the Falls and down the Shankill road.

  • Synopsis

    Back in Belfast after spending several decades in London, Rosie feels disconnected from the city she once knew so well. She meets taxi-driver Bill, and over the course of their journey together each reveals much about the history of West Belfast and their own attitudes to it.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 May 2009

  • Producer

    Produced by Kabosh

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    This site-specific play was performed to necessarily small groups of audience members in a fully functioning Black Taxi. The taxi departed from the West Belfast Taxi Association depot, Castle Street.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    'Two Roads West' was first performed as part of the Cathederal Quarter Arts Festival. It was revived some months later for the West Belfast FĂ©ile an Phobail.

Original Cast  
Rosie Carol Moore
Bill Vincent Higgins
Production Team  
Director Paula McFetridge

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Kabosh

  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9024 3343

  • Email

    info@kabosh.net

  • Website

    www.kabosh.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Kabosh

  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9024 3343

  • Email

    info@kabosh.net

  • Website

    www.kabosh.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from company printed material.