The Loved Ones

Rough Magic and The Gate Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival

The Gate: 29th September – 21 October 2023

The Limetree Theatre: 21 – 23rd September 2023

Director – Ronan Phelan

Sound Designer – Tom Lane

Sound Design Assistant – HK Ní Shioradáin

In a remote renovated farmhouse, Nell prepares to scatter her son’s ashes with her grieving daughter-in-law, Orla, while Cheryl-Ann, a visitor from America, settles in for an idyllic break in the wilds of West Clare. However, their weekend plans will be turned upside down when an unexpected guest arrives looking for shelter, solace and understanding.