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The Suitcase by Jane Coyle: Dates and Booking information

In response to popular demand, the revival of the play which was premiered at the Belfast synagogue during the 2015 Belfast International Arts Festival and was voted the winner of the Belfast Telegraph Audience Award.

In 1930s Vienna, a young woman dreams of becoming a dancer. In present day Belfast, an elderly man revisits a painful past, while a bereaved mother and daughter unearth a little nugget of history, long hidden in their family home.

With a specially composed, atmospheric soundscape, The Suitcase is a love story, a hymn to the restorative power of art and a life-affirming human drama.

This revival coincides with Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 commemorations. Each performance will be followed by a facilitated audience discussion focusing on issues raised by the play.

“A story well told … a remarkable
piece of theatre.”
Irish News

Director: Stephen Beggs

Dates and Venues: 

1 & 2 February: The MAC, Belfast

5 & 6 February: Studio 1A, Bangor

7 February: Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

8 February: Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy

9 February: Market Place Theatre, Armagh

10 February: Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick

For booking inquires please contact;

The MAC, Belfast
T: 028 9023 5053

Studio 1A, Bangor
T: 028 91 270069

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine
T: 028 7012 3123


Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy
T: 028 7938 7444

Market Place Theatre, Armagh
028 3752 1821

Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick
T: 028 4461 0747