Portia Coughlan


It's Portia Coughlan's 30th birthday. It is also the 15th anniversary of the death of her twin brother, Gabriel. Can she untether her soul from her dead twin and live in the real world, or will she surrender to her grief and reunite with her brother?
Portia Coughlan

Image: Norman Jean Roy


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Young Vic
Starts: Wednesday 16 September 2020
Closes: Saturday 31 October 2020
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


Academy Award-nominee Ruth Negga makes her Young Vic debut as Portia Coughlan in Marina Carr's haunting play, directed by Caroline Byrne.

Synopsis


There's a wolf tooth growin in me heart and it's turnin me from everywan and everythin I am.


It's Portia Coughlan's thirtieth birthday.


It is also the fifteenth anniversary of the death of her twin brother, Gabriel.


Can she untether her soul from her dead twin and live in the real world, or will she surrender to her grief and reunite with her brother?


On this fateful day can Portia Coughlan change her story?


Or was it ever her story to begin with?


Portia Coughlan is a profound and disturbing story about love and kinship, examining how the history of the family is the history of a nation.


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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 16 September 2020

Press night:Tuesday 22 September 2020

Closes:Saturday 31 October 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


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Creatives


Author: Marina Carr
Director: Caroline Byrne

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