VENUE/Áit: District Courthouse, The Mall

DATE/Dáta: 5 Bealtaine / May 5th

TIME/Am: 7pm

PRICE: €12

Remember when getting on a plane was sophisticated and air-hostesses were treated like supermodels? Remember when garlic was frightening, sunshine was a rumour, and Ireland sat at the edge of Europe, floating like a bit of cracked milk in your cup of tea?
A Suitcase Full Of Groceries is a story telling homage to the history of the package holiday, when Irish families replete with post Vatican II notions of themselves, stuffed their wheel-less baggage full of cupboard staples, and took to the skies.
Sonya Kelly is a regular contributor to RTÉ’s Arena, she appears in Savage Eye on RTÉ and her solo shows include How To Keep an Alien produced by Rough Magic Theatre Company and The Wheelchair on My Face produced by Fishamble Theatre Company. Sonya has extensively toured the globe with both solo shows, placing her in the top drawer of Irish writers.
Sonya has also won the New York Times Critics Pick (2013) for The Wheelchair on My Face
The Wheelchair On My Face
‘Hilarious, poignant… it will please viewers of all lens-prescriptions and none’
Irish Theatre Magazine 
‘Delightfully whacky.. Hilarious.. Tight script and engaging performance…terrific’
The Irish Times 
‘Wonderfully fresh script.. Highly endearing’
The Sunday Business Post
‘A delightful hour, full of wit and keen observation along with the odd pull at the heartstrings’
Sunday Independent
How to Keep an Alien 
The Irish Times 
‘This is a very, very funny to fall in love with’
The Guardian
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