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One of the Lads

Galway Theatre Festival
Event organized by Galway Theatre Festival

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‘I curse, I spit, I scream, I distract from the stinging in my eyes and I smash a bottle over his head.’

Seamie would rather down a litre of paint-stripper then do yoga or talk about his feelings. But then the new Senior Men's coach Kev returns home from Down Under (with a shite tan and a bird from Carlow). Before long Kev is adding mindfulness alongside lunges to the Senior Men’s training sessions and suddenly Seamie’s binge-drinking & fist-fighting methods of communication are put to the test…

Exploring the concept of toxic masculinity in rural Ireland, One of the Lads is a humorous and thought-provoking story about escaping the expectations society places on us.