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Welcome to the Stranger

April 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Friday 19th April, at 8pm. Westport Town Hall.

‘Welcome to the Stranger’ recounts the extraordinary journey of an American woman, Asenath Nicholson, who witnessed the ravages of the Famine in Mayo and left an unflinching account of her experience. For this unique production featuring 19 local actors, playwright Rua Breathnach and Belgian director Rémi Beelprez have created an epic play that casts new light on the most traumatic event in modern Irish history. ‘Welcome to the Stranger’ is presented in association with Keepsaketheatre, Ballina Dramatic Society.’

Welcome to the Stranger runs for one night only at Westport Town Hall Theatre,  Tickets €12: – www.westporttheatre.com / 098 28459 – Suitable for children 7+. Early booking strongly advised.


April 19, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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