The Pride of Parnell Street by Sebastian Barry
Published by Faber & Faber, 2007
The Pride of Parnell Street is a moving account of a marriage and a time that have both past. Through interconnecting monologues an estranged couple, Janet and Joe, chart the intimacies of their love and the rupturing of their relationship, as well as their enduring love affair with Dublin city itself.
Sebastian Barry’s play explores, with vivid tenderness, the devastating effects of public and private acts of violence. This is an intimate, heroic tale of ordinary and extraordinary life on the streets of Dublin.
WINNER 1st Irish Best Production Award
WINNER 1st Irish Best Actress Award
WINNER MAMCA Best Play Award
WINNER MAMCA Best Actress Award
The play is quiveringly beautiful… quite simply magnificent’
‘Barry’s excellent script is laced with lucid humour… so powerfully delivered that it will hardly leave a dry eye in the house… affecting, moving and unmissable theatre… highly recommended.’