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The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly @ The Abbey Theatre 12 - 30 Apr 2011

Presented by The Ark in association with Theatre Lovett

Sometimes it takes a girl-sized human to solve an adult-sized problem.

Peggy O’Hegarty and her parents are packers. They squeeze fruit into tins, foxes into boxes, even bikes into brown paper bags. And all the while Peggy sings with the voice of an angel – a grossly unfortunate angel, who can’t sing at all.

But one day work stops working, and the jobs stop coming, and Peggy steps outside to find Winter has arrived… and everyone in her city gone!

Ingenious performer Louis Lovett leads the audience on an untamed adventure that crosses snowy lands and wild seas. As Peggy desperately tries to save the day, we learn about love, loss, the reassurance of goats, and the courage to sing gloriously on or off-key.

Ages 7+ and families

Directed by one of Ireland’s most celebrated directors (recipient of the Irish Times Special Tribute Award 2009 for her contribution to Irish Theatre). Performed by Ireland’s most experienced and critically acclaimed actor for young audiences.

Tickets: €15/€10*
Family of 4 (max. 2 adults): €40
Schools Performances: €7/€5**

*Equity, Student, Senior 65+ unwaged and those parenting alone
* Schools Serving Disadvantaged Areas and schools traveling from outside County Dublin

Cast & Creative Team

Written by Finegan Kruckemeyer
Directed by Lynne Parker
Performed by Louis Lovett
Producer Muireann Ahern
Set Design Paul O’Mahony
Costume Design Joan O’Clery
Lighting Design Sinéad Wallace
Additional Lighting Design John Comiskey
Sound & Music Design Carl Kennedy

The Girl who Forgot to Sing Badly is produced in association with