Monday 07th May
Big Maggie Corofin Dramatic Society Monday 7th May
‘Big Maggie’ is a compelling portrait of a woman who is determined to create a better life for herself and her children following the death of her husband. However, problems arise when her vision of the future begins to sit with increasing discomfort on the shoulders of her offspring. The dialogue crackles with hilarious, caustic put downs as the indomitable Maggie deals with her feckless family and unwanted suitors. Everyone wants a part of Big Maggie and her property, but she has other ideas. John B. Keane’s wonderful creation of a rural Irish matriarch ranks with Juno, Mommo and Molly Bloom as one of the great female creations of twentieth-century Irish literature.