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The Field, directed by Padraic McIntrye

padCurrently running The Gaiety Theatre (Dublin) is the critically acclaimed production of John B Keane’s most famous play The Field. Finishing it’s run on May 30th, there is not long to catch this show – if you have not already.

This production of The Field is director by regular Gormanston Drama Summer School tutor Padraic McIntyre, furthering his reputation as one of the finest directors in Ireland today.

Padraic’s 2015 course will concentrate on the actor, specifically looking at exploring the demands and skills required of an actor playing multiple roles in a single production.

Limited places are still available on the course, so don’t miss this opportunity to work with one of Ireland’s best directors.


Padraic McIntyre - Gormanston Drama Summer School Tutor JOHN B KEANE’S THE FIELD
23 April 2015 – 30 May 2015
Final days, must end 30th May
Tickets from €22.50
The Gaiety Theatre

***** (5 stars)
“Outstanding piece of theatre” – Sunday Business Post

**** (4 Stars)
“Bull is Back in all his Brooding Brutality” The Irish Mail On Sunday

Harding’s Bull McCabe is ‘King of The Field’ – Sunday Independent

“Keane’s tour-de-force” Irish Independent

“Deserved and rapturous standing ovation…wonderful cast” Irish Examiner

“This Production Packs a Powerful Punch” Sunday Times

“Great theatrical treat” Sean O Rourke, RTE Radio One


The 50th Anniversary production of The Field currently running at the Gaiety Theatre must end 30th May. Written by John B Keane, The Field is a compelling and masterful piece of writing.

The sterling cast includes: Michael Harding, Aidan McArdle, Ian Lloyd Anderson, Catherine Byrne, Geoff Minogue, Maria McDermottroe, Arthur Riordan, Fiona Bell, Stephen O’Leary, Mark O’Regan, Conor Delaney, Terry Byrne, and Seamus O’Rourke.

Director Padraic McIntyre, Set Designer Liam Doona, Costume Designer Kate Moylan and Lighting Designer Eamon Fox.
Presented by Pat Moylan, Donal Shiels and Breda Cashe in association with MCD.