The Man in the Woman’s Shoe - drama for the sole

The Man in the Woman's Shoe for the Source.
One of Sligo’s best known actors and directors, Mikel Murfi, is bringing a special show to the stage The Man in the Woman’s Shoes.

One of Sligo’s best known actors and directors, Mikel Murfi, is bringing a special show to the stage The Man in the Woman’s Shoes.

Mikel describes how being a native of Sligo he was always was interested in hearing different stories, visiting active age and retirement groups and country people. He took the stories and blended them into one character, Pat Farnon.

It’s October 1978 and Pat Farnon has ‘some business’ to do in town, but a five-mile walk is no joke when you have to do it in a pair of women’s shoes. 

Come with Pat on this hilarious journey as he encounters a host of characters with plenty to say forthemselves, the show mixes fond memories, nostalgia and of course laughter. It’s funny, it’s sad, it’s sometimes downright daft, but you won’t forget ‘The Man in The Woman’s Shoes’.

Developed by Sligo County Council Arts Service and Hawk’s Well Theatre Sligo as part of Bealtaine 2012, it will be stage at the The Source Arts Centre, Thurles on Thursday

May 16 at 8pm

Tickets €12/6 €5 groups 15+

The performance is followed by a Q&A with Mikel Murfi