The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Knife (Kn) / Dramatic / Unarmed (UA) / Female/ Female / February 26, 2018

Dramatists Play Service

Martin McDonagh

Maureen and Mag

THE STORY: Set in the mountains of Connemara, County Galway, THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE tells the darkly comic tale of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early forties, and Mag, her manipulative aging mother, whose interference in Maureen’s first and possibly final chance of a loving relationship sets in motion a train of events that leads inexorably towards the play’s terrifying dénouement