“Engaging, detailed and fiendishly clever.” —Irish Times
I’ve started to recognise complete strangers…
An ad sales team leader on a joyride to self-destruction. A Romanian bookshop employee who wants to try something new. An entertainment journalist who wants out. A restaurant manager who mourns a suicide. An English movie star who seeks credibility by slumming it in theatre. A Japanese florist who feels it’s time to take another chance.
Relationships are strained, snapped and formed in this modern-day look at life in a multi-cultural Dublin.
Gary Duggan’s first full-length play Monged won the Stewart Parker Trust Award for the best debut play in 2006. Shibari is Gary’s debut at the Abbey Theatre following his participation in the Abbey’s 2008 Short Play Commission Series, 20: Love.