the shape of things

by Neil LaBute

IRISH PREMIERE
MUST END FEBRUARY 23rd



Starring Elisabeth Dermot Walsh, Flora Montgomery, Cillian Murphy and Vincent Walsh.

Directed by Michael Caven
Designed by Joe Vanek
Lighting designed by Rupert Murray

Four young college students and two apparently ordinary relationships in small town America provide the landscape for Neil LaBute’s the shape of things. A stylish yet chilling look at our obsession with image and what happens when the boundaries between art and life are blurred.

"On no account, if you love the great art of theatre should you miss this one"
(Irish Independent)

"The best new American play in a decade."
(International Herald Tribune)

ENDS FEBRUARY 23RD


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2002 IRISH TIMES ESB THEATRE AWARDS
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The Gate Theatre received 8 nominations and 4 awards at the Irish Times ESB Theatre Awards, announced at a ceremony in the Burlington Hotel on February 10th.

The Gate Theatre’s production of The Homecoming won for Best Production, Best Director - Robin Lefèvre - and Best Supporting Actor - Ian Hart. Justine Mitchell won the Best Supporting Actress award for Bash and Blithe Spirit.
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