Forgotten/Silent by Pat Kinevane
Published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2011
Includes 2 plays by Pat Kinevane.
A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling, Forgotten has been a huge international success for Fishamble during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland.
Pat Kinevane’s haunting performance brings to life these sometimes forgotten voices of society.
CRITICS’ CHOICE, Los Angeles Times
Drop everything. Book now…captivating, moving, and – yes – even unforgettable.’ - The Irish Times
Silent is the touching and challenging story of homeless McGoldrig, who once had splendid things. But he has lost it all – including his mind. He now dives into the wonderful wounds of his past through the romantic world of Rudolph Valentino.
WINNER: Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre OLIVIER AWARD 2016
WINNER: SCOTSMAN FRINGE FIRST and THE HERALD ANGEL Edinburgh Festival 2011
WINNER: ARGUS ANGEL, Brighton Festival 2012