The Irish Repertory Theatre, New York presents For love With John Duddy by Laoisa Sexton Directed by Tim Ruddy Monday 8th April 2013 to Saturday 13th April 2013 8pm

(Extra Matinee added- Saturday 13th April, 3pm)

Featuring John Duddy, Jo Kinsella, Georgina McKevitt and Laoisa Sexton

Join Derry's former middleweight boxing champion John Duddy as he trades the ring for the stage for the Irish, UK and European Premiere of this dark blue comedy.Ireland is experiencing one of the greatest economic downturns in it's history, the great recession, and three women in Dublin, are throwing down their handbags and looking for love, no matter what it costs.

"For a few minutes you made me feel as though I actually meant something to someone"

For Love is a relentless ride that takes us on a romp through the urban sexual experiences of three women in modern day central Dublin... Is there more than a one night stand in Val's future? Can Tina find the right dress if she's got the wrong man? Should Bee hop into bed with a married man or just go to the zoo?... Or is there something else out there?
Witness what it means to be single to three Irish women, what they will put themselves through and what they will or won't do...For love...




Tickets: £9/ £10/ £14

Performance Extras

"Refreshing...funny and convincing...hilarious" IRISH EXAMINER

"FOR LOVE has a refreshing courage and depth of honesty that is both funny and convincing" IRISH EXAMINER

"FOR LOVE features a flawless cast...which takes us on a whirlwind tour of contemporary Dublin nightlife seen from a young woman's perspective in a way that is so authentic and casually funny that it disarms you from the first scene...highly crafted, smart but straight from life...Sexton's female characters are the most interesting and most recognizably Irish I have seen on an Irish stage in years!" IRISH VOICE

"Sexton's straight from Irish life language, her preoccupation with how sex can reveal our deeper nature, and her awareness that a moment of well timed humor can defuse almost any situation, marks her out as a new star of the Irish theater, and is a welcome rejoinder to the increasingly almost all-male world of Irish highly produced playwriting" IRISH CENTRAL

"FOR LOVE starts with a bang...refreshing, funny and convincing...the writing is hilarious" IRISH EXAMINER

"FOR LOVE by Laoisa Sexton is the strongest debut play by an Irish writer I have ever seen." Cahir O'Doherty - IRISH CENTRAL


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