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New Electric Ballroom

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Description for New Electric Ballroom Paperback. Two old women, trapped in a remote Irish town of gossip and fish, obsessively relive the time when, as 17-year-olds, they were nearly seduced at the New Electric Ballroom by Roller Doyle, the singer in a touring band. Num Pages: 46 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 6. Weight in Grams: 70.
A dark fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life, from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce. Three sisters in a remote fishing village, trapped in the years that have passed since their halcyon days at The New Electric Ballroom, are still obsessed by darker memories of something resembling romance. Enda Walsh's play The New Electric Ballroom was first staged by Druid Theatre Company at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2008 and later at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The production won an Edinburgh ... Read more

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About Enda Walsh
Enda Walsh is an Irish playwright, born in Dublin. A former recipient of the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright and winner of numerous other awards (including four Edinburgh Fringe First awards), his works include Disco Pigs, Misterman, Chatroom and the book for Once: The Musical. He has also written for film, including the screenplay for the 2008 film ... Read more

Reviews for New Electric Ballroom
'A beautiful and devastating play of broken hearts and maimed lives... Walsh confirms himself as one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre, and one who has a direct conduit to our wanting hearts'
'Shatteringly fine theatre'
'A total work of art, in short: it may make you uncomfortable, and you may even ... Read more

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