WRAPPED:

A story of friendship

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WRAPPED premiered at Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014 and played at the following theatres in 2015

Axis: Ballymun Theatre

Civic Theatre, Tallaght

An Táin Theatre, Dundalk

 

Nominated for the Stewart Parker Award 2015, one of three finalist for the BBC Audio Awards 2019 and for the Prix Europa Award 2018 (for radio play version), WRAPPED tells the story of two young Dublin women and the choices they make that change their lives forever. 

 

After years caring for her dying Mother Ali finds herself alone and grieving, she meets the enigmatic Lisa, who is trying to dump her useless boyfriend and the two quickly become friends.  Trying different ways to make ends meet the two girls end up leaving Ireland and relying one each other more and more. Hilarious and heart breaking we follow Ali and Lisa as they individually make catastrophic decisions that effect each others lives. 

 

WRAPPED’s themes are of an adult nature and include drugs, pregnancy choices, emigration, grief and sexuality.

 

 

 

THEATRE CAST

Lisa: Aoibhéann McCann

Ali: Andrea Cleary

 

CREATIVE

Director: Tracy Martin

Sound Design: Justine Murphy

Lighting Design: Nell Conneally

Stage Manager: Susannah Cummins

Production Assistant: John Dennehy

Original Music: Sarah-Jade Evenden

 

 

 

DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL 2014 REVIEWS

 

publicreviews.com

"Wrapped is a play which demonstrates the brilliance of Tracy Martin’s satirical wit." 

Read whole review here

 

The Irish Times 

"The dialogue is sparky, while the cast imbue their main characters with depth, pleasing ambivalence." 

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meg.ie

"McCann and Cleary are the driving force who propel the text forward and are two very talented storytellers. " 

Read whole review here

 

nomoreworkhorse.ie

"They are difficult parts for young actors to perform, but the energy is kept high throughout and the audience is swept along. ." 

Read whole review here