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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing for Theatre Festival

1 of 1 Aoife Duffin (Moone Boy) in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing at this year's Dublin Theatre Festival
Aoife Duffin (Moone Boy) in A Girl is a Half-formed Thing at this year's Dublin Theatre Festival

A stage production of Eimear McBride’s novel, A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, will premiere at this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival.

First published in 2013, the book won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014, the prestigious Goldsmiths Prize for fiction, a win which was followed by nominations for The Folio Prize and The Guardian First Book Prize.

The novel follows the inner narrative of a girl from birth to age twenty as she tries to make sense of things amidst oppressive Catholicism and deprivation.

McBride also went on to win the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year award.

Adapted for the stage and directed by Annie Ryan, this Corn Exchange stage production for the Dublin Theatre Festival features award-winning actress Aoife Duffin of Moone Boy

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing can be seen  at The Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin as part of the Dublin Theatre Festival which runs from September 25 to October 12.

Booking Details: dublintheatrefestival.com. Phone: +353 1 677 88 99. Dublin Theatre Festival Box Office, 44 East Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

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