The Lonesome West

DOI: 10.5040/9781472515698.00000003
Scenes: 7. Roles: Male (3) , Female (1) , Neutral (0)

Valene and Coleman, two brothers living alone in their father's house after his recent death, find it impossible to exist without massive and violent disputes over the most mundane and innocent of topics. Only father Welsh, the local young priest, is prepared to try to reconcile the two before their petty squabblings spiral into vicious and bloody carnage.

The Lonesome West was first presented as a Druid Theatre Company and Royal Court Theatre co-production in the summer of 1997.

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Martin McDonagh

ISBN: 9780413719805

Series: Modern Classics