Mick awaits Trish in his seaside bedsit in dreamy Bettystown, Ireland. They've agreed to start over again, so it's party time! Will it be bubbles for a happy ever after or will sparks fly? Life has left Mick speechless, but in his silence lies a story. Amidst childhood falsehoods, Mick sifts through fragmented memories as he struggles to find the words for a very important day.
The Words Are There sensitively but powerfully explores a modern day taboo subject. The play sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe, earning multiple 5 star reviews, was shortlisted for the prestigious Edinburgh Bobby Award and was named a Top 5 Edinburgh show by The List Magazine.
- The List UK
'Meticulously Constructed' ★★★★★
- Broadway Baby
'Soul stirringly good!' ★★★★★
- The Arts Review
- The Wee Review
- Everything Theatre
- Theatre And Arts
Developed as part of the Scene and Heard Festival of new work.
Originally produced by Karl Shiels/Laura Honan at Theatre Upstairs Dublin.
Kindly supported by Culture Ireland and Fingal County Council.
Latecomers may not be admitted. Please arrive in good time for the start time of 19:45.
Under 18s are not permitted into the theatre for this performance.
No re-admittance once the performance has commenced. Refunds and exchanges are not available.