The Man In The Woman's Shoes

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The Man In The Woman's Shoes

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The Man In The Woman’s Shoes follows Pat as he walks the five miles from his white cottage to town and back again. He meets unforgettable characters along the way, including water diviner Huby Patterson, GAA enthusiast extraordinaire Kitsy Rainey, big voiced Casimir Marshall, an array of farmers all named Gilmartin and Kemp, a man whose idea of a good time is to direct traffic wherever he may find it. Pat may be an aging man but he has a boundless enthusiasm for life. “It’s half time, there’s a pipe band on the field and the smell of oranges all of a sudden - ah, this is the life!” Mikel Murfi (The Walworth Farce, Ballyturk) delivers an ingenious and imaginative performance in this hilariously funny, tender and at times downright daft play that will leave you uplifted and in love with life again. Running Time: 70 minutes A rare gem that manages to simultaneously tug on the heart strings, and tickle the funny bone.” - Chris Bennett, Insert Title “A physical comedian, blessed with plastic features, and with the vocal range of a ventriloquist, Murfi makes sheep, pigs, dogs, and even bees, come to life.” – Irish Theatre Magazine "An enchanting show… Hilarious…One of the most delightful theatrical experiences I've had in a long time" – Gay Byrne, RTÉ Lyric FM. "I think none of us is old, me heart has never been old." It’s October 1978, Pope John Paul the First is not long dead, autumn is closing in and cobbler Pat Farnon has “some business” to do in town. “Today is beginning to feel very special and I’ve no idea why.”

By: Inis Nua Theatre Company

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