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Small Halls and Potholes

Small Halls and Potholes

Little John Nee

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Tickets €16 / €13

The extraordinary talent that is Little John Nee takes to the stage in this solo performance.

Small Halls and Potholes is an evening of lyrical comic storytelling with original music and songs played on a variety of intriguing instruments, Little John Nee is widely regarded as one of Irelands leading solo theatre performers, his songs have been praised by John Prine and his theatre shows have received critical acclaim in the UK and in the US.

A writer and a performer, Little John Nee is based in Co. Galway in the west of Ireland. A prolific creator of work for theatre he was recently elected to Aosdána.  His style of storytelling theatre with music has won him international recognition and his play “Sparkplug” won an Irish Times Theatre Award for his sound design while the RTE radio version won a Special Mention Prize at the Prix Italia 2013.

He has recently published a book of Haiku The Apocalypse came on a Friday and previously his A Donegal Trilogy was published by An Grianan Theatre. He has released an album of songs from his theatre shows recorded with The Caledonia Highly strung Orchestra. Songs from the Lough Swilly Delta. 

Little John Nee has been commissioned to write plays for Barabbas Theatre Company, Axis Ballymun, Scottish Touring Theatre Consortium, An Grianan Theatre,  Earagail Arts Festival, Donegal Co. Council, Leitrim Co. Council, children’s plays for Galway Arts Festival and a radio play for RTE Radio Drama on One.

‘Scotland needs to see more of Little John Nee and soon’

The Scotsman

‘His command of gesture, voice, pace, pitch, accent and dramatic pause is second to none, his singing lusty and the idiom very much his own’

This Irish TImes