The Unmanageable Sisters
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781848427440Publication Date:
1 Mar 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook, 88 pages ISBN: 9781788500302Publication Date:
1 Mar 2018
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 2018

The Unmanageable Sisters

By Michel Tremblay Adapted by Deirdre Kinahan

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Green Shield Stamps, a million of them, and Ger Lawless has won them all. It's Ballymun, it's 1974, and she has fifteen friends round for a stamp-sticking party.

Over one fateful night, fifteen determined women bring you into their lives in this funny and furious new version of Michel Tremblay's fêted Québécoise comedy, Les Belles-Soeurs.

Deirdre Kinahan's The Unmanageable Sisters premiered at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in March 2018.

'I rang the girls and Teresa and I went into Mrs Boyle and a few of the neighbours and they’re all coming round tonight to stick in the stamps! We’ll have a party. A stamp-stickin’ party. It’ll be a great craic!'

Press Quotes

'Lays bare a heartlessness at the heart of the so called salt of the earth... extremely enjoyable'

The Arts Review

'Exploding the myth that tight-knit, working-class communities are female sanctuaries, this play does for Dublin Corporation flats of the 1970s what John B Keane did for 1950s rural Ireland: exposing a greedy, judgmental cruelty at odds with misty-eyed nostalgia'

The Times

'A rollicking free-for-all... One million Green Shield stamps. Fifteen delightful characters. 130 minutes of rib-tickling comedy... an absolute joy'

Broadway World
Paperback,88 pages ISBN: 9781848427440Publication Date:
1 Mar 2018
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Ebook,88 pages ISBN: 9781788500302Publication Date:
1 Mar 2018
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Michel Tremblay:

Solemn Mass for a Full Moon in Summer
The Guid Sisters and other plays
The Guid Sisters
Albertine in Five Times
Manon / Sandra

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Also by Deirdre Kinahan:

Raging: Wild Sky
Raging: Three Plays/Seven Years of Warfare in Ireland
Raging: Embargo
Halcyon Days
Hue & Cry
Salad Day
Bé Carna
Deirdre Kinahan: Shorts
Rathmines Road
Wild Notes
The Saviour
An Old Song, Half Forgotten
Raging: Outrage

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