Photo by Jeremy Abrahams

Photo by Jeremy Abrahams

With Cameo Playwright Mark O'Halloran

In 2000 in Leixlip, co. Kildare, an aunt and 3 sisters boarded themselves
into their home and entered into a suicide pact that lasted 40 days.
We weren’t there. We don’t know what they said. This is not their story.

LIPPY opened September 2013 at the Lir Theatre, Dublin as part of Dublin Fringe

Original Cast Joanna Banks, Bush Moukarzel, Gina Moxley, Catriona Nu Mhuircu, Liv O'Donoghue, Dan Reardon, Ailbhe Wakefield-Drohan, Adam Welsh.
Set Design Andrew Clancy
Costume and Onstage Design Grace O'Hara
Light Stephen Dodd
Sound and Music Adam Welsh

Producer  Irene O Mara
Direction  Ben Kidd and Bush Moukarzel

Trailer Jose Miguel Jimenez
Graphic Design Jason Booher

LIPPY was developed with the help of Dublin Fringe and National Theatre Studio. An early version was shown in January 2013 at Project Arts Centre, as part of TheatreMachineTurnsYouOn. 
Ongoing touring is supported by Culture Ireland.

The Scotsman

"A dense yet simple piece,
extraordinarily textured

both visually and aurally."

The Guardian

Best Production, Irish Times Theatre Awards 2013,
Fringe First 2014,
Herald Angel 2014,
Total Theatre Award 2014
OBIE 2014


For all touring information, please contact



Neue-Stucke aus Europa Festival, Wiesbaden
Traverse, Edinburgh
Abrons Arts Centre, New York

Young Vic, London
Sick Festival, Brighton and Manchester
Mayfest at Bristol Old Vic
The Arches / Citz Theatre, Glasgow



FIND Festival at Schaubühne, Berlin
Darwin Festival
Brisbane Festival
Gothenberg Dans & Teater Festival

Crossroads Festival, Prague
Dimitra Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece