In Rehearsal: Misery by Stephen King

Misery opens at Civic Theatre on Tuesday, 9th October and runs for 5 nights. This show has received a great response from audiences and is sure to be a great night out…

Novelist Paul Sheldon has plans to make the difficult transition from writing historical romances featuring heroine Misery Chastain to publishing literary fiction, however he gets more than his imagination could ever conjure when he crosses paths with his biggest fan Annie Wilkes after a car wreck leaves him in her care. The former nurse takes care of him in her remote house, but becomes irate when she discovers that the author has killed Misery off in his latest book. Annie keeps Sheldon prisoner while forcing him to write a book that brings Misery back to life. Joe Meagher and Denise Quinn star in this classic Stephen King psychological horror, directed by John Grubb and produced by Suirfire Productions.

Contains some strong language and scenes of a violent nature.

“A nail biter, great direction, set, sound, superb actors, and a thriller winner” – Munster Express

Tuesday 9th – Saturday 13th October @ 8pm

Admission: €20 & €16 concession and €15 & €11 concession early bird offer if booked by 25th September.

Early Bird offers are available for any night if booked 14 days in advance. If booking online, enter the promo code EARLYBIRD to avail of this ticket price.

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About Civic Theatre

The Civic Theatre's Mission is to mount an artistic and challenging programme of contemporary and classical Irish and international work in Theatre, Dance, Opera and Music for the community of South Dublin county and environs. History The Civic Theatre, opened in March 1999, a project of South Dublin County Council and also grant aided by the Department of Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands. The first production at The Civic Theatre Tallaght was Howie the Rookie by Mark O'Rowe, directed by Mike Bradwell and starring Aidan Kelly and Karl Shiels. It opened on the 23rd March 1999. Since opening we have developed relationships with most Irish theatre companies and most opera, contemporary dance, ballet and children's theatre companies, developing healthy audiences for these. We are particularly proud of our co-productions – to date we've produced; or co-produced 22 plays, involving new Irish writing. We have hosted wonderful international productions, fantastic local work, and we have had some terrific nights of music on stage at the Civic.
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