28 Nov 2021

An 'Ordinary Man' coming to Longford venues this wee

Beezneez Theatre Company is delighted to visit venues in County Longford when they present Gerry Farrell’s stunning performance of John McDwyer’s outstanding play, An Ordinary Man in Ballymahon and Newtowncashel.

This will be the fourth national tour of this stand out play about the life and times of a simple sawman.

 It is a play and production which has charmed audiences all over Ireland and the UK and is sure to be a major hit with theatre lovers this year. 

Gerry Farrell plays a host of characters from a schoolmaster to a missionary priest to a football trainer in a tour de force performance which has brought audiences to their feet all over Ireland and the UK.

'An Ordinary Man' will have theatre goers in tears of joy and sadness as the play charts the life of a simple saw man through his life of deaths, births and marriages with a bit of football and ballroom dancing thrown in , just for the craic.

Beezneez are delighted to be able to reach county venues in Longford with this much sought-after production. 

'An Ordinary Man' plays in Bog Lane Theatre, Ballymahon on Thursday  March 30 at 8.30pm with booking at (090) 64 32230 and in Newtowncashel on Saturday  April 8 at 9pm with tickets for that show now available at (086) 252 1536.

Beezneez intend 'An Ordinary Man' to be available to venues all through the year and the company is now in a position to present the show in non-theatre spaces due to the acquisition of a mobile lighting unit. 

If any organisation or festival is interested in having 'An Ordinary Man' at their venue, they should contact Beezneez by direct message on their Facebook page or by email at

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