the pillowman

Lighting The Pillowman

Lighting The Pillowman

Belfast’s Ciaran Bagnall provides a delicate, passionate account of why he is so proud to be working on The Pillowman and in the theatre industry I’ve been a Martin McDonagh fan for a long time. One of my first major “breaks” as a professional lighting designer was to light...read more →

The Pillowman is on the Moor

The Pillowman is on the Moor

When a fledgling, energetic Wexford writer meets theatre at its very best I urge you to try and imagine the simple, yet excitable melodies circling in the mind of the author on a Monday morning on his way up to The Green Apple to witness the first reading of...read more →

The Pillowman | Character Synopsis

The Pillowman | Character Synopsis

The four main characters Martin McDonagh gives us in The Pillowman are two captives (a murder suspect and his brother), and two captors (the two detectives who have brought them in for questioning). When a story is unspecified totalitarian state where everyone has vaguely Eastern European names, one would...read more →

What Do Venue Managers Want?

What Do Venue Managers Want?

The venue sector has been squeezed in recent budgets with cuts in both Arts Council and Local Authority funding.  Now more than ever before, venue managers are acutely aware of the waste at the top of the funding system and the want below where small venues and production companies...read more →

Press Release – The Pillowman

Press Release – The Pillowman

THE PILLOWMAN Winner of Two Tony Awards and Olivier Award for Best Play. BY MARTIN McDONAGH Acclaimed Author & Director of In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths & the celebrated Leenane Trilogy.  Presented by Decadent Theatre Company, ‘The Pillowman’ will play to four of Ireland’s largest venues – Galway Town Hall Theatre,...read more →