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16 May 2022

Mrs Brown's Boys star features in new show premiering in Laois

Smash hit comedy 'Waiting for Gateaux' is coming to Laois

Mansworth Productions Ltd is thrilled to announce the Irish Premiere of the hilarious play Waiting For Gateaux at Dunamaise Arts Centre from Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May!

Starring Mrs. Brown’s Boys Eilish O'Carroll and, X Factor's Mary Byrne, Voice of Ireland and Celebrity Operation Transformations Kayleigh Cullinan and Dirty Dusting’s Nicole Banim, the Portlaoise venue says this will be a highly entertaining and fun night out for all!

The health club where you can have your cake and eat it - Mo-tivators is the worst health and fitness club in the country! Run by Maureen a ‘big-boned’ fifty- something widow from a small hall in the middle of nowhere, it only attracts clientele who have nothing better to do! Jackie comes to get away from her philandering husband and she’s started to bring her young sister Whitney along to keep her out of trouble.

Donald comes because he secretly loves Maureen – he’s lost 12 stone so far – if he doesn’t ask her out soon there’ll be nothing left of him! Things seem to be on the up when Sophie, a researcher for a reality TV programme, comes to check out the club but when a snowstorm arrives it brings with it revelations which will change their lives forever in the Irish-premiere of this riotous, laugh-a-minute comedy about friendship, frostbite and French fries! For more information see individual venue websites or see Dressing Room 1 – Productions Facebook page address.

Waiting For Gateaux premiered at the Customs House, South Shields in April 2005, selling out 10 weeks before opening night and therefore quickly returning in August the same year. It had its New Zealand premiere at the Fortune Theatre in Dunedin in June 2006 which began a tour of South Island. In 2007 it played at both Lincoln and Newcastle’s Theatres Royal and has since had two successful UK tours.

 Tickets are priced €25 and on sale from Dunamaise.ie or from the Box office, Tel: 057 8663355.

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