GARAGE THEATRE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS MOJO MICKYBO

13 September 2019 20:00 – 14 September 2019 22:00
Location: The New Garage Theatre

GARAGE THEATRE PRODUCTIONS presents Mojo Mickybo

Dates: 13 & 14 September

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €15/€12

Venue: Garage Theatre, Monaghan

For further information contact:

Tel. 047 39777

Two actors perform seventeen parts in this fast paced, poetic and colourful play by award winning writer Owen McCafferty. It offers a child’s-eye view of 1970s Belfast during one long, hot summer, when every day is a new adventure. Mojo and Mickybo are childhood friends who forge a friendship over a shared love for the film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a defiance of the local gang led by “Gank the Wank” and a mania for making dens and digging to Australia, rolling down hills and avoiding their parents spitting bullets at each other.

But while the children are busy having mock shoot-outs, the adults are warring for real. Whether it is the verbal bullets that fly between Mojo’s parents or the real war that is taking place on the streets of Belfast.

Events from the adult world bring reality crashing into a world of myth and make believe. This is a glorious, vivid play full of verbal swagger. Beneath its exuberance is a deep sadness for the blindness of sectarianism, the loss of innocence and how all heroes, even your father, fall in the end.