The New Electric Ballroom
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854595324Publication Date:
7 Aug 2008
Size: 195mm x 128mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780013220Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Druid Theatre, Galway, & Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, 2008

The New Electric Ballroom

By Enda Walsh

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  • Edinburgh Fringe First Award - 2008

A dark fable of the emotionally stultifying effects of small-town life, from the author of Disco Pigs and The Walworth Farce.

Three sisters in a remote fishing village, trapped in the years that have passed since their halcyon days at The New Electric Ballroom, are still obsessed by darker memories of something resembling romance.

Enda Walsh's play The New Electric Ballroom was first staged by Druid Theatre Company at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2008 and later at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, during the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The production won an Edinburgh Fringe First Award and was revived on tour in 2009.

The New Electric Ballroom is also available in the volume Enda Walsh Plays: Two.

Press Quotes

'A beautiful and devastating play of broken hearts and maimed lives... Walsh confirms himself as one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre, and one who has a direct conduit to our wanting hearts'


'Shatteringly fine theatre'


'A total work of art, in short: it may make you uncomfortable, and you may even wonder what the hell's going on at moments, but that's what great theatre ought to do'

Arts Desk
Paperback,64 pages ISBN: 9781854595324Publication Date:
7 Aug 2008
Size: 195mm x 128mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,64 pages ISBN: 9781780013220Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

Disco Pigs
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
Lynndie's Gotta Gun
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
Medicine & The Same: two plays
Once: The Musical
The Walworth Farce
A Girl's Bedroom
Room 303
bedbound & misterman: two plays
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
The Same
The Small Things
My Friend Duplicity
misterman (2001 edition)
Roald Dahl's The Twits
How These Desperate Men Talk
The Ginger Ale Boy
Sucking Dublin
Enda Walsh Plays: One

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