A Hatch Theatre Company, Landmark Productions and Dublin Theatre Festival co-production.

Hatch Theatre Company are delighted to announce the world premiere of The Talk of The Town by Emma Donoghue, author of the world wide bestseller Room.

 ‘I was born to be a New Yorker.’

Ireland and America collide. From the red-brick suburbs of Ranelagh to the giddy heights of 1950s Manhattan, one woman – the iconic Maeve Brennan – made the leap.

Daughter of a famous revolutionary father, she threw herself into the glamour of New York literary circles while writing heartbreaking stories of a very different world back in Dublin. Beautiful, mercurial and devastatingly truthful in her work, she fascinated the world, including the brilliant and volatile men in her life at The New Yorker.

Multi award-winning Emma Donoghue returns to the theatre with this dazzling new play inspired by the life and work of a pioneering writer and remarkable woman.

Barry Barnes
Lorcan Cranitch
Hazel Doupe
Michele Forbes
Steve Gunn
Daragh Kelly
Juno Kostick
Owen McDonnell
Catherine Walker

Annabelle Comyn

Set design
Paul O’Mahony

Lighting design
Natasha Chivers

Sound design and composition
Philip Stewart

Costume design
Peter O’Brien